GOP Wisconsin State Senator Vows To Vote Against BudgetRepublicans hold a 19-14 majority in the Senate, meaning they can lose only two votes and still have enough GOP backing to approve the budget.
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.
Minnesota Senate, House Pass Bill Aimed At Drug PricesThe Senate passed it unanimously Thursday, 67-0. The House then passed it 130-2 and sent it to Gov. Tim Walz for his signature.
Women March In Support Of Trump In St. Louis ParkThe group started at the St. Louis Park community center and walked to the business area of town, chanting "We love Trump! We love Trump!"
Insulin Cost Relief Uncertain Amid Budget Showdown At CapitolIf there is no agreement by next Monday the legislature will have to go into special session to avoid a state government shutdown July 1.
2% Medical Provider Tax A Major Sticking Point In Budget Discussions"In the $12 billion of tax increases over the next four years, we couldn't get them to lower one of them," Republican Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka said.
GOP, DFL Need To Agree On Budget Spending Terms By MondayGov. Tim Walz, Republican Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka and Democratic House Speaker Melissa Hortman are all meeting at this hour.
Minnesota House Backs Gun Control Proposals Over GOP ObjectionsHouse Democrats wrapped the proposals into a public safety bill that passed 70-64 early Tuesday. Five Democrats voted no.
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.
Trump Seeks To Be First GOP Presidential Candidate To Win MN Since 1972President Donald Trump will be in the Twin Cities Monday. He ended up losing Minnesota by just 50,000 votes in 2016.
Minnesota House Dems Blame GOP For Rising Drug PricesThe chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, Michelle Benson, countered that her chamber has been working on drug prices since before the session but is focusing on "bills that will impact the entire market," not just one drug.
Minnesota House GOP Proposes Crackdown On Child Care FraudMinnesota House Republicans have unveiled an extensive proposal to crack down on fraud in the state's Child Care Assistance Program and other public programs.
Wisconsin GOP Asks For Stay Order On Judge's Block Of Lame Duck LawsThe Legislature passed the laws during a previously unscheduled extraordinary session called in December, just before Gov. Tony Evers took office.
Clay Co. Republican Party Of Minnesota Compares Bernie Sanders To Hitler On FacebookThe Clay County Republican Party of Minnesota is apologizing for a since-deleted Facebook post that compared Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to Adolf Hitler.
Wisconsin GOP Proposes 10 Percent Income Tax CutGov. Evers campaigned on paying for an income tax cut by reducing a corporate tax cut program by about $340 million.