State House DFL Looks To Expand Opportunities To Vote; Senate GOP Pursues Voter ID RequirementThe House bill would establish automatic voter registration, allow Minnesotans on probation or parole to vote, and create a permanent absentee voting lists.
Record 51 Women Serve In Minnesota House, But Room For Improvement For Representation, Experts SayExperts say there's still a long way to go until there's equal representation across all of government.
Special Session Ends With GOP Not Voting To End Gov. Walz's Emergency PowersRepublicans say they do agree with the governor that the situation is serious, but they still don't agree with his use of the powers.
Election Results Set Stage For Further Gridlock At Minnesota CapitolWith little change in the balance of power, Democrats and Republicans are likely to continue to struggle to find common ground on major issues.
Much At Stake This Election Day For Minnesota's Split LegislatureDemocrats are looking to flip the Senate and earn the coveted trifecta: control of both chambers and the governor's office.
What's At Stake In Minnesota's Legislator Races: Balance Of PowerState legislators determine laws on issues like gun control, legalizing marijuana, COVID-19 response, how much you pay for taxes, and more. This year, all 201 members of the legislature are on the ballot.
Minnesota Lawmakers Point Fingers After Failure To Pass Bonding BillThe $1.9 billion bonding bill would have included funding for jobs and infrastructure costs around the state. That bill would've required a super-majority to pass.
State House Again Blocks Measure To Limit Walz's Ability To Declare Peacetime Emergency StateThe Minnesota House of Representatives once again rejected a measure that would have limited Gov. Tim Walz's ability to extend the peacetime state of emergency.
Police Reform Showdown Expected Between DFL-Led House, GOP-Led SenateThe Minnesota Legislature's deep divide over police reform is again at center stage.
MN House Approves Grants For Businesses Impacted By COVID-19On the first day of the special session, the Minnesota House of Representatives has approved millions of dollars in grants for small businesses.
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.
Minnesota Lawmakers Discuss COVID-19 Outbreak Costs, ScopeMinnesota lawmakers held their first public hearing on COVID-19 Wednesday.
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.
Walz Issues Writs Of Special Election To Fill House VacanciesGovernor Tim Walz issued writs of special election to fill vacancies in House Districts 30A and 60A prior to the 2020 legislative session.
'I’m Glad This Process Is Complete': Rep. Ilhan Omar Ordered To Pay Thousands For Campaign Finance ViolationsA state elections ethics board has concluded that Democratic United States Representative Ilhan Omar misspent more than $3,400 of campaign money while serving in the Minnesota House.