Coronavirus In Minnesota: Lawmakers Pass COVID-19 Response BillTo do so, the House had to enact a temporary rule to allow members to vote on legislation remotely, in order to maintain proper guidelines establishing social distance.
Insulin Price Hearing Kicks Off Minnesota Legislative SessionTwo hearings in the Minnesota House Tuesday talked about creating an emergency program to help anyone struggling to pay for their life saving medication.
Minnesota House Dems Lay Out Session Priorities, Focusing On Child Care, EducationOne thing we did not hear on that priority list from House Democrats is the question of legalizing recreational marijuana, something Gov. Tim Walz has talked about.
Minnesota House Speaker Melissa Hortman: Democrats Will Be True To VisionHouse Speaker Melissa Hortman says House Democrats believe they've already staked out the middle ground on contentious issues such as gun violence prevention and making insulin more affordable.
Rep. Matt Grossell Removed From Judiciary, Public Safety CommitteesA member of the Minnesota House of Representatives has been removed from the Public Safety and Judiciary Committee stemming from an incident this spring in which he was charged with trespassing and disorderly conduct.
Inside The Minnesota Legislature’s ‘Cone Of Silence’Minnesota lawmakers promised on opening day of the 2019 session to make it the most open, transparent one ever. 5 months later, the $48 billion budget deal was brokered by Minnesota's three most powerful politicians after weeks of closed-door meetings -- without public scrutiny.
Minnesota Legislature Passes $48B Budget In Special SessionThe Minnesota Legislature ended its special session Saturday after approving a $48 billion budget to fund state government for the next two years.
Hopeful Talk Hits Brick Wall Of Reality In State Capitol Budget TalksBudget talks collapsed again late Tuesday at the Minnesota State Capitol.
Walz, Legislative Leaders Work To Set Budget TargetsAt issue are the big questions of spending and taxes that need to be resolved if the Legislature is going to adjourn on time May 20.
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.
No Budget Agreement Yet With Weeks Left In Minnesota SessionThe DFL-controlled House just released its budget, asking for $1.2 billion in new spending on education, health care, and social services.