State Lawmakers Tour St. Paul Businesses Damaged In George Floyd UnrestIn the midst of a busy special session in St. Paul, lawmakers stepped away from the Capitol Sunday afternoon to hear from business owners around town whose livelihoods were damaged or destroyed in recent weeks.
Former Gov. Jesse Ventura Announces He Will Not Be Running For PresidentLast month, Ventura tweeted that he was “testing the waters” for a presidential bid and if he were going to run for president, the Green party would be his first choice.
U.S. Sens. Smith, Warren Press To Include $50B Childcare Bailout In Next Relief PackageU.S. Sens. Smith and Warren led 29 of their colleagues in calling on Senate leaders to include their plan for a $50 billion childcare bailout in the next coronavirus relief package.
Coronavirus Updates: Lt. Gov. Flanagan, Sen. Smith Question COVID-19 Relief Funds For Alaska Native CorporationsTop Democrat leaders in Minnesota are questioning the Trump administration’s apparent move to send a portion of the $8 billion CARES Act relief funding, intended for tribal governments, to for-profit Alaska Native corporations.
Klobuchar, Smith Announce $306 Million For Public Transit Infrastructure Funding In MinnesotaU.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith announced Saturday that the Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded Minnesota over $306 million for public transit infrastructure funding in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Talking Points: Former Congressman Jason Lewis Discusses Senate RunLewis believes he will ride a pro-Trump wave to victory over Senator Smith in 2020.
Tina Smith Explains Why She'll Vote To Remove Trump From OfficeSmith said she was initially reluctant to go down the road of impeachment, but that changed when she read the Whistleblower report.
Sen. Tina Smith To Attend State Of The Union With Duluth Mayor Emily LarsonSenator Tina Smith announced her guest for the President's State of the Union Address: Duluth Mayor Emily Larson.
Sens. Klobuchar, Smith Introduce Bill To Prevent Deadly Fires In Older High-Rise BuildingsLast month, five residents died when flames and smoke filled the 14th floor of the Cedar High Apartments in Minneapolis.
'A Lot Of Excitement': Liberian Minnesotans Sound Off On Prospect Of Permanent StatusThousands of Liberians living in Minnesota will likely get to stay here permanently.
U.S. House Passes Act That Would Give Permanent Status To Liberians With DEDsUnited States Senator Tina Smith tells WCCO there has been a major breakthrough that will provide permanent status to thousands of Liberians in Minnesota and across the United States.
Smith, Flanagan Call To Reactivate Violence Against Women Act, Focus On Reducing Violence Against Indigenous WomenLt. Governor Peggy Flanagan joined Senator Tina Smith as she called for the reactivation of the Violence Against Women Act in Congress.
Collins, Smith Bill To Combat Lyme And Other Tick Diseases Moves OnA U.S. Senate committee is advancing a proposal from Sen. Susan Collins to improve research about Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections.
Sens. Smith And Klobuchar Raise Concerns Over TSA Staffing at MSPU.S. Senators from Minnesota Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are urging the TSA to up staffing at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Ilhan Omar Speaks Our Against Trump Administration Travel BanEight countries included in the proclamation were Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen.