Senate Passes Bill Toughening Release For Sex OffendersLawmakers are moving quickly after a recent court decision to release a sex offender who admitted he molested more than 30 children.
Fake Service Animal Punishment Bill Passes In Minn. SenateThe measure would make misrepresenting pets as trained service animals a petty misdemeanor, roughly the equivalent of a speeding ticket.
Students Demand Minn. Senate Address Gun ViolenceA group of high school students briefly shut down a Minnesota Senate committee hearing by calling on lawmakers address gun violence in schools.
Senate Approves Bill Requiring Strict Oversight, $10M In Fixes For MNLARSThe Minnesota Senate has passed a bill Monday that will add strict oversight and nearly $10 million in funding to fix the state's computer system for vehicle licensing.
Dems Hold Minn. Senate Seat In High-Stakes ElectionDemocrats in Minnesota held on to a state Senate seat in a rare Monday special election, preserving their hopes of retaking the chamber later this year.
Dems Eye State Senate Control & House Upset In MinnesotaMinnesota voters were choosing successors Monday for two legislators who resigned amid sexual harassment allegations, as Democrats sought to remain in striking distance of taking back the state Senate and add a solidly Republican state House seat to their list of upsets leading up to the midterms.
GOP Majority Leader Threatens Gov. Dayton With Senate ShutdownMinnesota's Republican Senate leader says he is preparing to lay off staffers and close down the Senate if a budget impasse with the Democratic governor goes much longer.
A Reality Check On Minnesota Lawmakers’ Personal SpendingTop Republican leaders are warning of layoffs at the legislature because Democratic Governor Mark Dayton vetoed their operating funds.

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