Sen. Tina Smith Says Democrats 'Are Going To Push As Hard As We Can' For Federal Paid Family LeaveThe U.S. is the only developed nation that does not have a federal paid family leave policy. In Congress, efforts to change that have been moving forward slowly.
Law Professor Says Republicans Can Make Case Rep. John Thompson 'Brought Disrepute' To House Rep. John Thompson's lawyer says he won't resign amidst old allegations of domestic abuse. But representatives of both parties, including the governor and House speaker, want him gone and have asked him to resign.
What Can The State Do To Combat Gun Violence?The violence this weekend continues to force the question of what cities and even the state could do to prevent more shootings.
MN Legislature's Compromise On Police Reform Leaves Out Key ProposalsThe Minnesota State Legislature has come to a compromise on some police reforms, but the agreement leaves out some key proposals that the People of Color Caucus were calling for.
With 10 Days Left In Special Session, Legislators Still Have Plenty Of Work To DoThe Minnesota Legislature has 10 days to get all 15 budget bills done or the state government will shut down.
Brooklyn Center Sets Police Reform Model For State LegislatureThe city of Brooklyn Center, where Daunte Wright was killed in April, has already passed some of the reforms some legislators are proposing.
Police Reform A Major Sticking Point As Legislative Session Nears Its EndSaturday, the city of Brooklyn Center did what the state legislature has not been able to: pass comprehensive changes to policing.
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.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar's New Book 'Antitrust' Argues Consolidation Is Hurting AmericansSen. Amy Klobuchar has written a new book about what she believes is one of the biggest threats facing the country -- the threat of Monopoly power.
Keith Ellison Says 'History Of Unaccountability' Led To Doubts About Chauvin VerdictAttorney General Keith Ellison, who led the prosecution team, was featured on Sunday night's "60 Minutes" and was a guest on "WCCO Sunday Morning".
Gov. Walz Says Additional Law Enforcement On Twin Cities Streets Is About ResponsibilityAs the state braces for more unrest in Brooklyn Center with protests and the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, the state of Minnesota has taken the step of turning to other states asking for help.
What To Expect From Opening Statements In The Derek Chauvin TrialMonday, the trial of Derek Chauvin will begin with jury instructions, opening statements and testimony.
Jury Selection In Derek Chauvin Trial Continues Monday With Judge Seeking Additional AlternateJury selection will continue Monday in the Derek Chauvin trial with the judge saying he wants to pick two more jurors.
Criminal Defense Attorney Joe Tamburino On What $27M Settlement Means For Derek Chauvin's TrialLegal experts say the reported involvement of Hennepin County Chief Judge Toddrick Barnette could complicate matters.
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.