ST. PAUL – A Republican Minnesota secretary of state candidate dropped out of the race Monday after blogs reported he visited strip clubs.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL – Minnesota House Democrats want voters to know that most rural residents should pay lower property taxes on their homes after actions they took.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Democrats are getting advice from some of their leaders: Don’t push for more spending and higher taxes.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - Good economic news looks like it will lead to a few Democratic squabbles over how to spend a budget surplus, with Minnesotans wondering if they will see taxes fall or state spending increase.
ST. PAUL - Minnesota legislators opened their 2014 session today battling the polar vortex. Less than an hour after the session started at noon, the House voted 133-0 to provide a $20 million boost to Minnesotans struggling to pay heating costs this winter. Rural lawmakers stood one after another saying their constituents are hurting as temperatures have remained bitterly cold for most of the year.
ST. PAUL – Politics and legislating always are intertwined, but they could be even more so in the Minnesota Legislature this year.
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.
MNsure rolled out commercials with real people talking about how the state-run health insurance marketplace helped them.
Rural Midwesterners want answers to a long list of questions about the current propane crisis.
ST. PAUL - One of the most discussed provisions of the Minnesota Constitution is a requirement that every legislative bill may contain only one subject.RELATED CONTENT
Everyone seems frustrated with congressional gridlock, and a couple of politicians at Farmfest think they know the problem: the every-10-year drawing of new U.S. House district boundaries.RELATED CONTENT
St. Paul - Michele Bachmann promises to remain involved in government policy, but that promise has been heard from others who soon faded from the scene.RELATED CONTENT
St. Paul - Call it Gun Week 2 in the Minnesota Legislature. The Senate Judiciary Committee plans meetings Thursday and Friday on bills written to curb gun violence. They likely will include proposals to ban so-called assault weapons and magazines with large numbers of bullets.RELATED CONTENT
St. Paul - Rick Nolan sounds thrilled to sit on the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, and he hopes a personal relationship with the House speaker could help the cause.RELATED CONTENT
St. Paul - Kurt Daudt knows he leads a group that has little say in what happens around the Minnesota Capitol.RELATED CONTENT
St. Paul - Gov. Mark Dayton told a crowd gathered to hear former President Bill Clinton that each one of them is needed to elect Democrats on Tuesday because races are so close.RELATED CONTENT