2 Years After Sunday Liquor Sale Bill Passes, Tax Revenue Still LacklusterMinnesota now has two years of Sunday liquor sales under its belt, and the numbers are in.
'It Is Time To Learn A Lesson': Lawmakers Hold Rare, Contentious Hearing On Troubled DHSMinnesota lawmakers are warning the Department of Human Services to end the turmoil at the $14-billion-a-year state agency.
Reality Check: 'Red Flag' Gun LawsThroughout 2019 at the Minnesota Capitol, hundreds of gun safety demonstrators swarmed the legislature demanding a series of gun control measures, including "red flag" laws allowing police to temporarily disarm people in crisis who may be mentally ill and dangerous to themselves or others.
Former VP Biden On Defensive At Second Democratic Presidential DebateVice President Joe Biden expected to take incoming fire from his fellow Democrats -- and that's exactly what happened.
'Will Literally Take Food Off The Table': Thousands Of Minnesotans At Risk Of Losing Food StampsMore than 400,000 low-income Minnesotans use food stamps, but due to a new rule, many may no longer qualify.
Reality Check: Minnesota Politicians Who Vote With TrumpPresident Donald Trump this week vowed he will win Minnesota in the 2020 election.
New Rules Could Kick Thousands Of Minnesotans Off SNAP BenefitsThe Trump administration is proposing new rules that could kick thousands of Minnesotans off SNAP food assistance benefits.
Reality Check: The Truth About Immigrants In MinnesotaThe president's racist tweets have sharply focused the debate on who is legally in the United States and in Minnesota.
First 100 Days: Sen. Amy Klobuchar Unveils Her To-Do List As PresidentOne week ahead of the second Democratic debate, Sen. Amy Klobuchar's got 100 items on a to-do list for her first 100 days as president.
Minnesota Lawmakers Enjoyed $1 Million In Per Diem Payments In 2019 SessionMinnesota state lawmakers last week got their second pay raise in two years -- but it did not stop them from taking more than a million dollars in under-the-radar daily expense payments during the 2019 legislative session.
Reality Check: Outside Groups Spent Record Money To Influence 2018 Minn. ElectionsOutside groups spent a record amount of money to influence Minnesota state political campaigns last year.
Reality Check: Trump Faces Decline In Midwest ApprovalPresident Donald Trump launched his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday at a raucous rally in Orlando. But the road to the White House goes through the Midwest, where he unexpectedly won traditionally blue states in 2016. And nearly three years later, it's a lot more bumpy.
Reality Check: How Many Government Workers Does Minnesota Have?It's one of the biggest complaints Americans have: Government is just too big. That's why a new study measures just how many public workers there are.
Inside The Minnesota Legislature’s ‘Cone Of Silence’Minnesota lawmakers promised on opening day of the 2019 session to make it the most open, transparent one ever. 5 months later, the $48 billion budget deal was brokered by Minnesota's three most powerful politicians after weeks of closed-door meetings -- without public scrutiny.
Sports Betting, Casualty Of Last Minn. Capitol Session, Now Legal In 13 StatesThe state of Illinois has legalized sports betting, joining a growing number of states turning to gambling to raise tax revenues.