Legalized Marijuana Heads For Floor Vote In Minnesota HouseThis week, the Democrat-controlled Minnesota House is expected to vote on a bill legalizing marijuana -- and it is expected to pass.
Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana In Minnesota Nearing A Floor Vote In HouseA bill that would legalize recreational marijuana use for adults is nearing a full House floor vote -- the farthest a proposal like this has ever advanced in the legislature.
House DFL Proposes Fifth Tier Income Tax For High Earners, Some Relief For PPP Loans And Jobless BenefitsThe Minnesota House DFL’s budget includes new income tax bracket for top earners in the state, and some tax relief for small businesses that got Paycheck Protection loans and Minnesotans who received jobless benefits.
Minnesota Marijuana Bill Continues Push Through HouseMinnesota lawmakers on Wednesday advanced a proposal that would allow recreational marijuana use for adults and automatically expunge minor convictions related to cannabis, inching the state closer toward legalization.
Progressives Want Police Accountability Measures In Chauvin Trial Security Funding BillThe Legislature has yet to pass the governor's SAFE Act, which provides $35 million for mutual aid for security during the trial.
Police Presence Grows At Minnesota Capitol Following DC ChaosPolice presence at the Minnesota State Capitol has expanded even more after Wednesday’s breach in Washington D.C.
Push To Legalize Marijuana In Minnesota Gains Momentum, But Faces Opposition In SenateThe push to fully legalize marijuana in Minnesota will be up for debate again this legislative session.
Companies Tied To Minnesota Lawmakers Jeremy Miller, Ryan Winkler Benefited From PPP LoansA more than century-old scrap metal business owned by the Minnesota Senate president was among hundreds of thousands of businesses nationwide to get a boost from the Treasury Department's Payroll Protection Program.
Lawmakers Seek Community Input For 'The Renaissance Of Lake Street' After George Floyd UnrestMinneapolis' Lake Street, Midtown and West Broadway are all corridors that will need to at least be partially rebuilt after the unrest following the death of George Floyd -- and the state wants to help with the community's input.
MN Lawmakers Debate Honoring State Employee Raises Negotiated Before The PandemicIt's a decision that will impact roughly 48,000 state workers, including some working on the front lines.
DFL Rep. Winkler Apologizes For Giving Finger To GOP Sen. Jensen Over Insulin DealA Minnesota House Democratic leader apologized Tuesday after a video showed him making an obscene gesture at a Republican lawmaker who was announcing a tentative deal on affordable insulin at the state Capitol.
Democratic Leaders Say Minnesotans United On Changing Marijuana LawsEleven states and Washington, D.C. have legalized marijuana for recreational use. Marijuana dispensaries in Illinois sold nearly $40 million worth of recreational weed in the first month of legal sales there.
Talking Points: Rep. Ryan Winkler Discusses The Push To Legalize Recreational Marijuana In MinnesotaThe legalization push has a powerful new advocate who will be introducing the bill when the next legislative sessional gets underway in February.
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.
DFL Rep. Melissa Hortman Elected Speaker Of The HouseState Rep. Melissa Hortman was elected Speaker of the House-designate by the Minnesota House DFL at its organizational caucus Thursday.