Minnesota Leaders May Be Getting Close To A Budget DealTop leaders say they may be getting close to a budget deal that pays for everything from schools to public safety to health care programs. Just days ago they were billions of dollars apart, and philosophically on different political planets.
Another Day Of Closed-Door Budget Talks End At State CapitolWith only four days left to go before they legally adjourn, lawmakers are racing against the clock with non-stop budget talks at the State Capitol.
Help Wanted: Minnesota Is Losing WorkersState officials say Minnesota has a problem: Too many jobs, too few workers. Economists say the answer is more immigrants -- while at the same time that President Donald Trump is trying to restrict them.
Capitol Budget Negotiations Carry On Into The NightMinnesota lawmakers are running out of time to reach a budget deal.
Reality Check: Can You Be Too Old To Be President?The United States Constitution requires presidents to be at least 35 years old, but there is no top age limit.
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.
Gov. Walz Pulls The Plug On MNLARSMinnesota officials say they will be scrapping the troubled MNLARS system for a packaged software solution after an independent review.
Minnesota GOP, DFL At Odds With Dueling Tax PlansMinnesota's is the only divided legislature in the country, and there's no better example of it than these dueling tax plans.
Why The Measles Outbreak May Be More Widespread In MinnesotaMeasles were all but "eradicated" in the year 2000 -- the same year George W. Bush faced Al Gore for president. Now, measles are making a comeback.
Fort Snelling ‘Bdote’ Signs Lead Some GOP Senators To Threaten Minnesota Historical Society Budget CutsFort Snelling sits at the confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers, which the Dakota people called "Bdote.” But visitor signs at the fort using the word "Bdote" have some lawmakers upset.
Minnesota Capitol In Partisan Gridlock Again As Session's End ApproachesPressure is mounting on state lawmakers with less than a month remaining, and little to show for it.
Reality Check: Are President Trump's Tax Day Claims True?President Donald Trump visited a Burnsville trucking company this week to talk about Minnesota's economy. He used a Tax Day economic roundtable to highlight what he calls America's "historic" recovery.
Tarek Tomes Becomes New MNIT Commissioner, Rounding Out Gov. Walz's CabinetMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz filled his last cabinet post Tuesday, and it is one of the toughest jobs in state government.
Reality Check: Who Actually Got Those Promised Tax Cuts?Thirty-five percent of U.S. taxpayers say they got a smaller refund than last year, and 18 percent who got a refund last year owe money this year.
'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.