Smith To Battle Housley To Keep Franken’s Senate SeatContributing to this wild political year is an unexpected United States Senate election for Al Franken's former seat.
Minnesota DFL, GOP Hold Nominating ConventionsSeveral key election year positions are up for endorsement, including the coveted seat of Minnesota's governor.
Reality Check: Do Candidates Need Party Endorsements?Minnesota Republicans and Democrats hold conventions this weekend to pick candidates up and down the election ticket.
Dayton Vetoes Bill On Wild Rice StandardsGov. Dayton announced a task force that will review the science and make recommendations for how best to protect wild rice.
Fischbach Resigns Senate Seat, Takes Oath As Lt. Gov.It's an apparent change of heart. She was automatically elevated to the role after Dayton appointed Tina Smith to the U.S. Senate.
Republican Leaders Fuming After Gov. Dayton Vetoes Tax, Budget BillsDayton accused the bill of “misguided priorities that give tax cuts to corporations and the wealthy over the education of our children.”
Taxes, School Funding & Construction: Legislature's Work In Limbo Minnesota lawmakers wrapped up their work as midnight struck Sunday, but the session scorecard was still largely empty on Monday.
Lawmakers Finish Session In A Blur Of Bills, QuestionsGov. Mark Dayton threatened to veto major tax and spending bills as the passed the House Sunday night.
House Fails To Override Dayton's Veto On MNLARS FundingMany deputy registrars who had to use their own money to offset costs surrounding the MNLARS system.
Frustrated Dayton Threatens Veto On Tax, Spending BillsMinnesota lawmakers are retrying with a tax bill by folding in funding for schools suffering budget shortfalls.
Lawmakers, Dayton Still At Odds As Session Nears EndSunday is the last day lawmakers at the State Capitol can vote on bills this legislative session, and there is still no several big issues.
Talking Points: Dayton's Last StandAfter nearly eight year as governor, this is Mark Dayton's last legislative session.