Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Legislature Passes New Protection For Front-Line WorkersMinnesota's coronavirus infection count surpassed 1,000 Tuesday, as lawmakers moved closer to passing legislation to ensure first responders and health care workers on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19 qualify for workers compensation, even if they can't prove they caught the virus at work.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Lawmakers Move To Ensure Workers Compensation For First Responders With COVID-19The House will convene at noon Tuesday while the Senate will meet at 2 p.m. to pass the bill, using some of the same social distancing rules they used when they met March 26 to pass a $330 million COVID-19 relief package.
MN House Lawmakers Announce Series Of COVID-19 LegislationMinnesota House leaders have announced a series of emergency legislation to combat coronavirus (COVID-19) Wednesday.
Minnesota House Goes Forward On Insulin, Vote Privacy And GunsMinnesota House Democrats are moving full speed ahead on some of their top priorities for the 2020 session.
Minnesota House GOP Proposes Crackdown On Urban CrimeThe GOP minority in the Minnesota House announced a slate of bills Monday aimed at reducing violent crime in Minneapolis and St. Paul and on the Metro Transit system, drawing a sharp retort from Democratic Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey.
State Rep. Nick Zerwas Of Elk River To ResignOver Zerwas’s 13 years as a state lawmaker, he sponsored legislation for solitary confinement reform and “right to try” legislation, which makes clinical trials and experimental drugs more available for terminally-ill patients.
Minnesota House Polls State Fair Goers On Top IssuesThe Minnesota House of Representatives' annual state fair poll explored how Minnesotans feel about a number of issues at the state Capitol.
Senate GOP Passes 'Lights On' Bill; No Budget Deal In SightThe Minnesota Senate has approved a Republican plan for preventing a state government shutdown if the Legislature's budget stalemate persists.
2019 Brings A New Mix To Minnesota's Big Conference TableThere’s a new mix at Minnesota’s big conference table for the always-contentious negotiations at the end of the legislative session over the big questions of taxes and spending.
Minnesota House Narrowly Votes To Ban Wolf Hunting For SportThe Minnesota House has voted narrowly to ban a resumption of wolf hunting for sport in Minnesota.
Minnesota House Passes Gas Tax HikeThe House transportation bill, which includes the gas tax hike, passed the House Monday evening with a 74-58 vote, but it will likely stall out in the Republican-controlled Senate.
Minnesota House Passes $15B Health Bill; Would Raise Tobacco Age To 21A massive $15 billion Health and Human Services package is moving forward at the Minnesota State Capitol.
'We're Taking Action': Minn. Democrats Try To Force Vote On Gun Control BillsMinnesota's top Republican at the State Capitol Thursday declared gun safety bills dead for the year. That's after Democrats used a parliamentary maneuver to force a vote on gun control.
Minnesota House Passes Hands-Free Cellphone BillThe Minnesota House approved a bill Monday night that would require drivers to use hands-free devices while driving.
Elected Officials & Moms Demand Action Rally For Gun Safety BillsMinnesota lawmakers and volunteers for Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America rallied at the state capitol Wednesday to demand hearings on gun safety bills.