Minn. Senate Leader Wants Higher Amendment Bar Following the failure in November of two constitutional amendments championed largely by Republicans, DFL lawmakers now at the Capitol's helm said Thursday they want to make it tougher to put such measures on the ballot.
Minn. Court Weighs Edited Ballot Question TitlesThe Minnesota Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in separate lawsuits over the rewriting of ballot titles for two proposed constitutional amendments.
Altered Minn. Amendments Spur Partisanship ChargesCharges of partisanship flew at a Minnesota Senate hearing into proposed constitutional amendments that gained different topline names than the Legislature voted on earlier.
Minn. Senate OKs 2012 Vote On Gay Marriage BanThe state Senate on Wednesday approved a statewide vote in 2012 on a gay marriage ban in the Minnesota Constitution, pushing forward what's expected to be a contentious debate over the definition of legal unions.