ST. PAUL – Democrats for years blamed Republicans for forcing local governments to raise property taxes.
ST. PAUL – State Sen. Torrey Westrom promises a decision by year’s end about whether he will run for the U.S. House seat that has belonged to Collin Peterson since 1991.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL – Former state Rep. Marty Seifert got into the governor’s race Thursday saying that he is the only candidate with deep experience in both the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL — The state Department of Commerce says it's not immediately clear how a revision to the federal health law will play out in Minnesota.
ST. PAUL – Minnesota sex offenders who remain locked up after their prison terms end are supposed to have a chance to go free, but Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday snuffed out that hope until he and legislators can agree on a new process.
ST. PAUL – State regulators may treat nurses too leniently, a key Minnesota senator said Wednesday after a legislative committee meeting looked into nurse discipline issues.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday temporarily slammed the door on releasing anyone from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program, although a judicial panel will continue its consideration of releasing three offenders.
MINNEAPOLIS - University of Minnesota officials asked students and others on the western part of its Twin Cities campus to take shelter for nearly an hour Monday afternoon following an attempted armed robbery.
MINNEAPOLIS - Farmers face unpredictability, whether the topic is the weather or economics.
ST. PAUL – Legislators’ verbal jabs against Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie over his launch of online voter registration turned into a court action Monday as two conservative groups and four Republican legislators filed suit.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL – Wind was a major topic on President Barack Obama’s campaign swing through Iowa, and not by chance the White House released a report showing wind power use is growing.RELATED CONTENT
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. – Farmers listening to the two major-party candidates for U.S. Senate may not have understood just where they stood on some issues after a Farmfest forum, but they could not have missed two points: • Republican challenger Kurt Bills is a teacher, a fact he managed to work into nearly every answer during the 90-minute forum. • Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar works with Senate Republicans on a range of issues, something she squeezed into many answers.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL – Tim Pawlenty could get his wish to join a national ticket in the next few days.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL – The Minnesota House minority leader declared that the U.S. Supreme Court settled “once and for all” the federal health care law dispute.RELATED CONTENT
St. Paul - More and more discussion centers on Tim Pawlenty becoming Mitt Romney’s running mate, but at the same time, Ron Paul supporters are considering derailing traditional Republicans like the former Minnesota governor.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL – Minnesota lawmakers from both parties signal they plan to use last year’s rough budget debate as foundation for this year’s legislative election campaigns.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - The Senate’s top Democrat does not believe literature some Republicans handed out at the Feb. 7 precinct caucuses cost just $47. And Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, demands that the Senate Rules Committee take up the matter.RELATED CONTENT
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