ST. PAUL – Hip surgery will crimp Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s style as the state Legislature convenes for the year Tuesday.
ST. PAUL – The 2014 Minnesota Legislature gathers Tuesday in a short session that should feature financing public works projects, but it take up of a lot of issues.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL – Expect a minimum wage increase, but no tax increase, when Minnesota legislators return to St. Paul for the year at noon Tuesday.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL – A federal judge is putting pressure on the Minnesota Legislature to change how the state deals with some sex offenders.
ST. PAUL – A proposal to increase Minnesota fuel taxes by the equivalent of 15 cents a gallon is similar to a proposal lawmakers may consider after the 2014 legislative session convenes next week, the two legislative transportation finance chairmen said Tuesday.RELATED CONTENT
Minnesota state Rep. Andrew Falk, D-Murdock, went on the attack when a PolyMet Mining Corp. official appeared in a House committee.
ST. PAUL – Rural Minnesotans’ ears will be burning when state legislators return to the Capitol on Feb. 25 for their 2014 session.
ST. PAUL – Improved crude oil safety measures should be funded by charging 1 cent per 100 gallons on all crude transported in Minnesota, the state Legislature's transportation finance chairmen said Wednesday.
ROCHESTER, Minn. - Former Vice President Walter Mondale underwent heart surgery Wednesday, four days after his wife's funeral.RELATED CONTENT
WASHINGTON – A pipeline company promises it will ship more propane to the Midwest and Northeast.
ST. PAUL - The new year could be one of government reform. Minnesota legislative Republicans and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton agree reforming is a top priority, but they may differ on just what that means and how to get there.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - Democrats make it clear they blame Republicans for rising property taxes, and will do that even louder in next year’s campaigns.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - Many around the Capitol don’t quite understand why temperatures are dipping into the 30s: It can’t be fall already. With the July government shutdown and now the increasingly frantic stadium debate, this has been a strange and busy non-election year.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - A Minnesota House Republican promises that a property tax change that especially hurts rural Minnesota will be repaired next year.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL – This year will go down as one of the most contentious in Minnesota government history, so exceptions to that attitude are notable. The first exception started out as yet another controversy.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - This year started with Minnesota political leaders emphasizing the need to create jobs, but the state’s deficit problem sidetracked much of that talk.RELATED CONTENT
St. Paul - Democratic-Farmer-Laborites aren’t taking it easy on Tim Pawlenty just because he’s from Minnesota.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - Fifty-four Republicans serving their first year in the Minnesota Legislature face their first end-of-session circus, and no one knows just how they will react.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - The most-heard comment around the Minnesota Capitol these days is: “I don’t see how we get there.”RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton puts the need for Minnesota to fund public works projects up there with flood fighting.RELATED CONTENT