Rep. Drazkowski & Judicial Watch File Separate Complaints Demanding Ethics Investigation Into Rep. OmarA leading critic of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar says she may be the “most crooked politician in Minnesota history” and has filed a complaint demanding an ethics investigation.
State Representative Steve Drazkowski Calls For Ilhan Omar InvestigationA leading critic of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is at it again. State Representative Steve Drazkowski is calling for the House Committee on Ethics to investigate Omar. Drazkowski led the call for a State Campaign Finance Board investigation, which revealed earlier this month that Omar filed joint tax returns with her partner while married to someone else.
Minnesota Lawmaker Calls For Ethics Investigation Into Rep. Ilhan OmarA Minnesota state representative is asking for U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar to be investigated for a number of alleged crimes, including tax fraud, immigration fraud, student loan fraud, and perjury.
'I’m Glad This Process Is Complete': Rep. Ilhan Omar Ordered To Pay Thousands For Campaign Finance ViolationsA state elections ethics board has concluded that Democratic United States Representative Ilhan Omar misspent more than $3,400 of campaign money while serving in the Minnesota House.
Minnesota Lawmaker Questions Omar's Campaign SpendingA Minnesota state representative is alleging that Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar misspent $3,000 in campaign money on personal travel.
Ilhan Omar Will Return Speaking Fees From Public SchoolsDemocratic state Rep. Ilhan Omar said she will pay back $2,500 in speaking fees she accepted from public colleges.
After Vote, Labor Contracts For State Workers In LimboNew labor contracts containing raises for thousands of Minnesota state government employees got thrown into limbo Thursday after a legislative panel reviewing the agreements failed to ratify them.
Minnesota House Defeats Sunday Liquor Sales In Close VoteIt was last call Tuesday at the Minnesota State Capitol for Sunday liquor store sales. The Minnesota House defeated Sunday sales, shutting down the effort for another year. The Senate defeated a similar measure two weeks ago.
House GOP Walks Thin Line In Doling Out Budget SurplusA projected $1.87 billion budget surplus puts majority House Republicans in a game of tug-of-war — not just with Democrats who control the rest of state government, but within their own party's competing and sometimes conflicting priorities over how much should be spent versus returned to taxpayers.
Republican Lawmakers Respond To Governor's Pay HikesMinnesota Republican leaders today ramped up their criticism of Gov. Mark Dayton's hefty pay hikes for his Cabinet. The Democratic governor issued a letter to the legislature, calling the pay hikes "necessary" and "legal."
Good Question: How Common Is Welfare Fraud? A Deephaven couple was in a Florida jail Wednesday night awaiting extradition back to Minnesota. Colin and Andrea Chisholm are accused of bilking the state out of $167,000, starting back in 2005. Prosecutors say they lived in a $1 million home and, at one point, owned $1 million yacht while they were receiving cash assistance, food support and medical assistance.
Minn. House Backs Water Fee HikesDemocrats in the Minnesota House and Senate are looking for new ways to collect money. If their latest plan passes, that glass of water from your kitchen faucet may be getting more expensive.
Personal Care Givers Hope To Vote On UnionizingThousands of Minnesota's personal care attendants are asking state lawmakers to allow them to vote on a union.
Minnesota House Approves Medicaid Expansion More than 35,000 low-income Minnesota residents moved closer Monday to becoming eligible for a subsidized health insurance program, part of a state buy-in to the controversial new federal health care law.
In Midwest, GOP Shrinks From Union Battles Fifteen months after taking control of Minnesota's Legislature, Republicans have put a gay marriage ban on this November's ballot, moved to expand gun rights and cast dozens of votes to cut state spending. But there's one issue where they failed to get traction: watering down the strength of organized labor with a right-to-work law.