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.
Minnesota House Backs Gun Control Proposals Over GOP ObjectionsHouse Democrats wrapped the proposals into a public safety bill that passed 70-64 early Tuesday. Five Democrats voted no.
Minnesota House Debating Gun Control MeasuresOn Monday, the Minnesota House of Representatives is taking up two major gun control bills.
Minnesota House Debates Bill Including Disputed Gas Tax HikeThe bill is expected to pass the Democratic-controlled House by a wide margin when the final vote comes next week.
DFL, GOP Clash Over Paid Family Leave BillThe Paid Family Leave bill making its way through the Minnesota House would require all employers to pay into a new state fund, much the way they do for unemployment insurance.
Minnesota House Backs Driver's Licenses For All BillThe Minnesota House passed a bill Friday that would allow all Minnesotans to obtain a driver's license regardless of immigration status.
Minnesota Legislators Approved For Pay RaiseMinnesota lawmakers can expect more money in their paychecks starting this summer.
Minnesota 1 Of 30 States Trying To Legalize Sports BettingMinnesota lawmakers are making a move to legalize sports betting. A bill allowing Minnesotans to make bets on games will be introduced Wednesday.
Former Minn. Rep. Tom Rukavina Laid To RestTom Rukavina, the longtime Minnesota lawmaker and Iron Ranger, was laid to rest Saturday in Virginia.
House Democrats Set To Unveil First 10 Bills Of 2019 SessionNew Speaker of the House Melissa Hortman says one bill would let everyone buy into the MinnesotaCare health plan for the working poor.
Republican Rep. Kurt Daudt Elected As House Minority LeaderMinnesota House Republicans have chosen Kurt Daudt as Minority Leader after a caucus meeting Friday morning.