Minnesota Legislative Leaders Resume Budget TalksTop lawmakers are back at the negotiating table Tuesday night, trying to break a budget stalemate.
Talking Points: Will Lawmakers Pass A Budget Before The Deadline?A week from Monday is the deadline for the Minnesota Legislature to complete all its business, including passing a two-year budget bill for the state.
Dayton, Daudt Avoid Politics On Fishing Opener In St. CloudGovernor Mark Dayton was on the Mississippi River in St. Cloud with Republican House Speaker Kurt Daudt.
Dayton Promises Veto Spree As GOP Presents Budget BillsThe Minnesota Legislature's budget work is at a standstill. Lawmakers have until May 22 to wrap up a new, two-year budget.
Governor, Legislature's Budget Battle Could Mean Special SessionThe Republican-controlled legislature is sending Gov. Dayton the biggest spending bills of the year, daring him to veto the measures.
Talking Points: Will There Be A Special Session? Government Shutdown?Three weeks from Monday, May 22, is the deadline for the Minnesota Legislature to adjourn. But so far there is no agreement on the state’s budget for the next two years and that means the likelihood of a possible special session and even a state government shutdown this summer.
Minn. Republicans Tout Budget Proposal, But Dayton, Democrats Not ConvincedRepublicans in the House and Senate say they've got a solid budget proposal in place.
GOP Rep. Matt Dean Announces Gubernatorial RunRepublican state Rep. Matt Dean announced Thursday that he's running for governor in 2018.
Lawmakers Gearing Up For Turbulent End To SessionThe 2017 legislative session is winding down, and top Democrats are warning that it could come to a wild end at the State Capitol.
With Budget In Focus, A Look At Minnesota's LeadersIt's almost time for the Minnesota Legislature's rendition of "Let's Make a Deal."
Dayton May Abandon Gas Tax Hike To Bolster Transportation BillGov. Mark Dayton on Thursday opened the door for a transportation funding package without a gasoline tax hike, a sign that Republican legislative leaders hoped would pave the way to finally approving new money for road and bridge repairs after years of failed efforts.
DFL Minority Leader Not Backing Down From Capitol Sexism, Racism ClaimsThe top Democrat in the Minnesota House says she will not apologize for calling out her male colleagues, who she says are "silencing" women lawmakers -- especially women of color.
Lawmakers May Have Reached Deal On Real IDMinnesota lawmakers may be close to a deal that would finally put the state in line with federal ID requirements.
Minnesota Republican Lawmakers Unveil Tax Relief PlanRepublicans at the State Capitol today unveiled a far-reaching tax cut plan they say is aimed at middle class Minnesotans.
Council: Lawyers Will Decide Daudt's Lawmaker Raise DisputeThe chairman of the independent council that approved $14,000 raises for Minnesota lawmakers says lawyers will have to decide whether Republican House Speaker Kurt Daudt can block the pay increase.