Senate GOP Leaders Propose Smaller Budget Than Governor'sRepublicans who control the Minnesota Senate have unveiled a framework they say will balance the budget without raising taxes or making painful spending cuts, setting up what they concede will be difficult negotiations with Democrats to end the session.
Senate Approves Stopgap Spending Measure To Avoid ShutdownThe Senate late Wednesday approved a stopgap spending measure that will keep the government open until February without President Trump's requested $5 billion for a border wall. Mr. Trump has recently said he would be "proud" to shut down the government to get funding for the border wall.
Amy Klobuchar Wins DFL Primary Race For U.S. SenateSen. Amy Klobuchar has won the DFL primary race to keep her seat on Capitol Hill.
Minn. GOP Lawmakers Unveil Sweeping Tax PlanIf lawmakers do nothing at Minnesota's tax code, hundreds of thousands could face steep tax hikes
Senate GOP Leaders Delay Vote On Health Care BillLacking votes, Senate GOP leaders abruptly delayed the vote on the health care bill until after July 4th recess.
CBO On Senate Health Bill: 22 Million More Uninsured By 2026The Congressional Budget Office estimates that there'll be 22 million more Americans uninsured by 2026 under the Senate health bill.
Size Of Upcoming Minnesota GOP Senate Majority: 1Just winning the 34-33 majority was a welcome surprise for Senate Republicans: GOP candidates lost two Senate seats but won eight DFL districts en route to the party's second majority in more than 40 years.
Mpls. H.S. Students To March In Support Of Voting Rights BillSome Minneapolis high school students are planning walk-outs and marches Wednesday in support of the voting rights bill. The bill, proposed in the state legislature, would restore voting rights to felons after they are released from prison.
Lawmakers Discuss Racial Economic Disparity LegislationSome Minnesota lawmakers are pushing for racial economic disparity legislation at the State Capitol Tuesday. Senate Democrats have included $91 million in their budget for an "equity article."
Lawmakers Move Forward On Real ID Complaint BillMinnesota lawmakers are moving forward on a bill to comply with the new federal Real ID law. It means changing everybody's driver's license in the state to newer, high security versions, and it would not allow Minnesotans to opt out.
Minn. Senate To Discuss 2 Bills On Gun SalesHundreds of people for and against tougher background checks on gun sales will be in St. Paul Tuesday. At 8:30 a.m., the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing in the Senate Office Building for two bills from DFL Senator Ron Latz.
Transgender Student Bathroom Ban Bill Heads To S.D. Gov.South Dakota would be the first state in the U.S. to approve a law requiring transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond to their sex at birth if the governor signs a bill passed Tuesday by the state Senate.
Wis. Lawmakers Look To Make Harassing Hunters A Crime The state Assembly is set to pass a bill that would prohibit people from bothering hunters in the woods.
Senate Majority Leader To Offer Bill Allowing Tesla To Sell Cars To ConsumersThe majority leader of the Connecticut Senate says he'll introduce legislation that would allow electric vehicle manufacturers, including Tesla Motors, to sell cars directly to consumers.