Wife Of Iron Range Lawmaker Charged With Domestic AssaultThe wife of a Minnesota lawmaker is accused of domestic assault after allegedly attacking her husband over the weekend and threatening him with a knife.
State Sen. David Tomassoni Announces ALS DiagnosisMinnesota Sen. David Tomassoni has told his constituents on the Iron Range that he has been diagnosed with ALS.
2 State Senators Defect From DFL To Form New Independent CaucusSens. Thomas Bakk and David Tomassoni say they're doing so to take an opportunity to better serve their districts within the legislative framework.
Regulators Revisit Environmental Review For Line 3 PipelineEnvironmental and tribal activists urged the Public Utilities Commission to reconsider its earlier approvals and kill the project, saying climate change has reached a crisis stage. But the project’s supporters, including union construction workers, testified it’s time to let Enbridge complete the $2.6 billion project.
DFL Senator Clears One Conflict Hurdle In New JobMinnesota's campaign finance watchdog says a Democratic senator's new job heading a lobbying group doesn't necessarily conflict with his role as a lawmaker. The Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board said in a draft advisory opinion released Tuesday that Sen. David Tomassoni may face a conflict of interest on specific votes or actions.
DFL Senator Says New Job Heading Lobbying Group Is OKA Minnesota State Senator says he doesn't think his new job as the head of an Iron Range lobbying group conflicts with his role as a lawmaker.
Minn. Lawmakers Reject Dayton Income Tax PlanThe Minnesota House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to reject Gov. Mark Dayton's proposal to raise income taxes on the wealthy, but the Democratic governor calls the vote and an earlier one in the state Senate political game-playing as he tussles with Republicans over how to fix the state's $5 billion budget shortfall.