Minnesota Senate GOP Unveils Insulin Affordability BillMinnesota Senate Republicans want to require drug makers to provide free insulin to qualifying residents who can't afford the high cost of the life-saving medication.
Minnesotans Differ On Mueller's Testimony, But Agree It Will Change No One's MindElk River is part of the 6th congressional district, 40 miles northwest of the Twin Cities. There, 68% of voters backed Trump in 2016. But there were sharply divided opinions Wednesday.
Trump Appoints Scott Walker To Board Of Think TankWalker is set to join the board of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in the Smithsonian Institute. It's a six-year appointment.
Wisc. Republican Legislators To Join Union LawsuitRepublican legislators plan to intervene in a new lawsuit challenging restrictions on public workers' unions. GOP lawmakers passed a law known as Act 10 in 2011 that stripped almost all public workers of their collective bargaining rights.
Minnesota Leaders May Be Getting Close To A Budget DealTop leaders say they may be getting close to a budget deal that pays for everything from schools to public safety to health care programs. Just days ago they were billions of dollars apart, and philosophically on different political planets.
Minnesota Senate, House Pass Bill Aimed At Drug PricesThe Senate passed it unanimously Thursday, 67-0. The House then passed it 130-2 and sent it to Gov. Tim Walz for his signature.
Women March In Support Of Trump In St. Louis ParkThe group started at the St. Louis Park community center and walked to the business area of town, chanting "We love Trump! We love Trump!"
Insulin Cost Relief Uncertain Amid Budget Showdown At CapitolIf there is no agreement by next Monday the legislature will have to go into special session to avoid a state government shutdown July 1.
2% Medical Provider Tax A Major Sticking Point In Budget Discussions"In the $12 billion of tax increases over the next four years, we couldn't get them to lower one of them," Republican Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka said.
GOP, DFL Need To Agree On Budget Spending Terms By MondayGov. Tim Walz, Republican Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka and Democratic House Speaker Melissa Hortman are all meeting at this hour.
Minnesota House Backs Gun Control Proposals Over GOP ObjectionsHouse Democrats wrapped the proposals into a public safety bill that passed 70-64 early Tuesday. Five Democrats voted no.