Minnesota Senate GOP Unveils Bills Aiming To Curb ViolenceOne bill would a require Minneapolis and St. Paul to use 10% of their local government aid funding to hire more police officers until they reach the national average of 3 officers for every 1,000 residents.
Gov. Walz Signs Bill To Approve $21 Million In Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill Tuesday to invest $21 million in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
State Senate Approves $30 Million For Emergency Disaster Relief FundingIt marks the first bill passed by the Senate in the 2020 legislative session, and the funding would be available without the need for a special legislative session.
Minnesota Senate Republicans Announce Their Plan For $1.3B SurplusMinnesota Senate Republicans said Thursday, "It's time to get your billion back, Minnesota."
Minnesota Senate Panel Passes GOP Insulin Affordability BillThe long-running debate at the state Capitol over insulin affordability shifted Thursday to the Minnesota Senate, where patients and par
Minnesota Senate Hearing Looks At Widespread Contracting ViolationsNewly released data show that nearly every Minnesota state agency has violated contract and spending laws over the past year.
State Sen. Scott Dibble: I Am The Victim Of 'Revenge Porn'Democratic Minnesota State Senator Scott Dibble says he is the victim of revenge porn.
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.
Michelle Fischbach Announces Congressional RunFormer Republican State Senator Michelle Fischbach announced her candidacy for the 7th District seat, which is currently held by Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson.
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.
Reality Check: Where Does All The Gas Tax Money Go?On Wednesday, the Republican-led Minnesota Senate rejected a plan from DFL Gov. Tim Walz to raise the state's gasoline tax by 20 cents.
Minnesota Senate Republicans Tout Human Services Budget BillMinnesota Senate Republicans said Tuesday that their health and human services budget bill would provide good care for the elderly, the disabled and children who need it while cracking down on fraud and waste.
Minnesota Senate Votes 66-0 To Close Marital Rape LoopholeThe Minnesota Senate has voted unanimously to close a loophole in state law that prevents people who rape a spouse or domestic partner from being prosecuted for criminal sexual conduct.
Minn. Senate Passes Ban On Hand-Held Cellphones While Driving The Minnesota Senate has passed a ban on hand-held cell phones while driving Thursday.