Ellison, Walz Reaffirm Mille Lacs Band’s Reservation Exists, Was Never DiminishedMinnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, with the support of Gov. Tim Walz, has reaffirmed the boundaries of the Mille Lacs Reservation.
Everything You Need To Know About Minnesota's Presidential Primary On March 3As the 2020 presidential race heats up, Minnesotans will soon have the chance to weigh in on which candidate they believe should represent their party come November.
Why Does Minnesota Tax Social Security Benefits?Minnesota is just one of 13 states that tax Social Security benefits. On Thursday, Minnesota Senate Republicans announced a plan to do away with that.
Minnesota Senate Republicans Announce Their Plan For $1.3B SurplusMinnesota Senate Republicans said Thursday, "It's time to get your billion back, Minnesota."
Wisconsin Assembly To Consider Raising Smoking Age From 18 To 21The state Assembly was poised Thursday to approve a bill that would raise Wisconsin's smoking age.
Minnesota Congressman Jim Hagedorn Reveals Cancer BattleMinnesota Congressman Jim Hagedorn says cancer will not stop him from seeking re-election this fall.
Minn. AG Ellison Unveils Task Force That Takes Aim At Prescription Drug PricesMinnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison unveiled a task force report Wednesday that makes 14 separate recommendations for lowering prescription drug prices ranging from new legislation to stronger enforcement action.
Amy Klobuchar Revisits Flub Of Mexican President's Name, Making Semi-Flub In ProcessAmy Klobuchar is trying to make amends for not being able to name Mexico's president recently -- but she's still making a small mistake.
'We Have To Come Together': Ilhan Omar Outlines Her 'Pathway To Peace'Omar held a community conversation at the University of Minnesota campus Tuesday to talk about her 'Pathway to Peace'.
State Capitol's 'Doctors' Caucus' Unveils 3 Bills To Address Health Care CostsOne of the bills would create a pharmacy commission to investigate drug pricing. The second would provide tax breaks to people whose premiums exceed 10% of their income. The third would require insurance companies to cover four mental health visits per patient per year.
Gov. Walz Seeks $30 Million To Replenish State Disaster Aid FundWith the threat of spring flooding looming, Gov. Tim Walz asked lawmakers Tuesday to approve $30 million to replenish a state disaster aid fund that was drained by a string of disasters last year.
Democratic Leaders Announce Proposal To Address Climate CrisisThe Minnesota House Climate Action Caucus proposed Monday to invest $191.5 million into fighting the state’s climate crisis.
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.
Top Minnesota Republican Optimistic About Keeping MajorityThe top Republican in the Minnesota Senate said Monday that he’s optimistic about his party’s chances for maintaining and even expanding its narrow control over the Senate despite the impending retirements of a couple prominent lawmakers.
House Democrats Again Push For Paid Family Leave For All Working MinnesotansDemocrats have pointed out that President Donald Trump has repeatedly mentioned paid family leave as a priority, and federal workers under his administration have gotten paid leave.