Walz Presses GOP For Police Reform, Mayors And Police Chiefs Speak Out For Arbitration ReformThe Minnesota Senate's GOP majority passed a limited set of measures Wednesday that the Democratic governor dismissed as "weak sauce."
CARES Act Money Becomes Latest Sticking Point In Contentious Special SessionThe CARES Act funding sailed through the Minnesota Senate, 62-4. But that was not the case in the Minnesota House.
Minnesota Legislature Response On Police Reform Splitting Along Party LinesThe measures have some under sharp attack from Republican House members, and that is expected to also happen in the GOP-controlled Senate.
GOP Opens Special Session Attacking Gov. Walz's Response To COVID-19, UnrestOn Friday, Minnesota lawmakers will start debating big changes that could change police departments statewide.
Walz, State Legislators Unveil Sweeping Set Of Reforms Intended To Support Racial JusticeThe changes being called for involve changes in specific Minnesota laws that would fundamentally change when police officers can use force and how they can lose their jobs.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey Defends Decision To Abandon MPD 3rd PrecinctLast Wednesday night, as the Target near the 3rd Precinct was being looted, Frey got an urgent call from Police Chief Madaria Arradondo.
Nat'l Guard Discusses Scaling Back Presence In MinnesotaThe National Guard wants to make it clear they are not leaving altogether - just supporting personnel will be leaving.
'I Can't Breathe!': Video Of Fatal Arrest Shows Minneapolis Officer Kneeling On George Floyd's Neck For Several MinutesAn FBI investigation is underway and four officers have been fired following a fatal encounter Monday between Minneapolis police and an unarmed black man.
'It's Really Been Therapeutic': Fort Snelling Observes Memorial Day With Private Ceremony, Online TributeIn-person Memorial Day ceremonies -- like all ceremonies at national cemeteries -- have been canceled, but they have been substituted with beautiful online tributes, including one made especially for Fort Snelling.
'Blindsided' Restaurateurs Say Gov. Tim Walz Didn't Listen To Their Concerns Before Issuing New OrderRestaurant owners are criticizing Gov. Tim Walz for his new "Stay Safe Minnesota" regulations.
'Where Is It?' Nurses, Lawmakers Voice Frustrations Over Continued Lack Of Personal Protective Equipment Minnesota lawmakers heard pleas from nurses on the front lines in the COVID-19 battle Tuesday.
'Much Was Accomplished': Session 2020 Ends Sans Bonding Bill, But Its Productivity Can't Be DeniedThe Minnesota's 2020 Legislative Session went out with a whimper late Sunday night.
Talking Points: MDH Infectious Disease Director Discusses Mysterious Illness Linked To COVID-19 In ChildrenAs COVID-19 numbers continue to climb in Minnesota, the state has issued an advisory of a mysterious illness that has been linked to the coronavirus in children.
'We're Prepared': Minnesota Governor, Top Health Official Acknowledge Human Toll Attached To ReopeningThe Minnesota Department of Health says it's bracing for more cases of COVID-19 as the state reopens.
Fight Continues Over Gov. Walz's $2B Bonding Bill, Deemed 'Out Of Touch' By GOP LeadersA battle is escalating over a massive spending and jobs bill at the Minnesota State Capitol.