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.
Minnesota GOP, DFL At Odds With Dueling Tax PlansMinnesota's is the only divided legislature in the country, and there's no better example of it than these dueling tax plans.
Trump Seeks To Be First GOP Presidential Candidate To Win MN Since 1972President Donald Trump will be in the Twin Cities Monday. He ended up losing Minnesota by just 50,000 votes in 2016.
Minnesota House Dems Blame GOP For Rising Drug PricesThe chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, Michelle Benson, countered that her chamber has been working on drug prices since before the session but is focusing on "bills that will impact the entire market," not just one drug.
NTSB: Truck Driver High On Marijuana Likely Caused Of GOP Train CrashA trash truck driver who had marijuana in his system likely caused a fatal collision last year with an Amtrak train that was carrying Republican lawmakers, federal investigators concluded Thursday.
Wisconsin GOP Proposes 10 Percent Income Tax CutGov. Evers campaigned on paying for an income tax cut by reducing a corporate tax cut program by about $340 million.
White House Denounces Rep. King, Of Iowa, Over 'White Supremacist' QuoteKing was quoted last week by The New York Times as saying: "White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?"