No Deal In Sight After Deadline Passes For Figuring Out Minnesota Frontline Worker BonusesA group of lawmakers spent weeks trying to decide which workers would be eligible for the direct payment bonuses, and how much each would receive.
Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces ‘Battle Plan’ To Protect Long-Term Care Residents, WorkersMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz has announced a “battle plan” to protect those living and working in long-term care (LTC) facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Officials Will Now Release Names Of Outbreak-Hit Care FacilitiesThe Minnesota Department of Health will now release the names and locations of 49 long-term care facilities with confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Housley Calls For Transparency On Care Facilities With COVID-19 CasesA Republican state senator is calling for officials to disclose the names and locations of the long-term care facilities in Minnesota where residents or staff have tested positive for COVID-19.
'We Are Definitely Against It': Liquor Store Owners Lament Possible 3.2 Beer Law ChangeMinnesota liquor store owners are concerned about the potential shift to the state's alcohol laws regarding the sale of 3.2% beer.
'This Is The Right Decision': Karin Housley Won't Seek 2020 Rematch With Sen. Tina SmithRepublican Karin Housley says she won't seek a rematch against Democratic U.S. Sen. Tina Smith next year.
MN Legislature Passes Bill To License Assisted Living CentersMinnesota is currently the only state in the country that does not license assisted living facilities. But that changed this legislative session with a bill that will license the states 1,200 assisted living centers starting in 2021.
Tina Smith Beats Karin Housley In U.S. Senate Special ElectionIn one of the more hotly-contested races to receive national attention, Democratic Sen. Tina Smith has defeated Republican Karin Housley to retain that seat in the U.S. Senate, as called by CBS News.
Tina Smith Seeks Voters' Approval Of Her Senate Appointment A 10-month sprint to finish former Minnesota Sen. Al Franken's term reached a finish Tuesday as voters decided between two women: a longtime Democratic power player appointed in Franken's place and a Republican state senator with a famous name in the hockey-crazy state.
Candidates Make Final Push For Votes On Election EveMinnesota candidates up and down the ballot are making their final pitches to voters on the eve of Election Day.
Smith, Housley Hold Final Debate Before Midterm ElectionsDemocrat Tina Smith and Republican Karin Housley faced off for the last time before the election on Tuesday.
5 Days From Election, Tina Smith & Karin Housley Spar Over Health Care, Gun ControlWith Election Day less than a week away, two women vying to be Minnesota's next United States Senator took each other on in a debate Thursday night. Incumbent Democratic Senator Tina Smith is competing against Republican State Senator Karin Housley. Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Smith in December after Al Franken resigned.
Karin Housley Ad Accuses Tina Smith Of Profiting From Shady DealingsThere's an eye-catching new political campaign ad from Republican U.S. Senate candidate Karin Housley.
Poll: Democrats Lead GOP Challengers In Senate RacesA new poll finds Democrats Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith leading their Republican challengers in their races for U.S. Senate, with Smith locked in a much tighter race in a special election.
Karin Housley Draws Criticism For Comparing Michelle Obama's Posture To ChimpMinnesota U.S. Senate candidate Karin Housley is drawing criticism for a 9-year-old Facebook post in which she compared former first lady Michelle Obama to a chimp.