ST. PAUL – Gov. Mark Dayton has expanded a financial aid program to help more low-income Minnesotans to afford to heat their homes.
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton did not look far to find a new running mate. He announced this morning that his chief of staff, Tina Flint Smith, will replace Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon on this year's ballot.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL – President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech promise to “give Americans a raise” raised the hopes of Minnesotans who want the state minimum wage increased.RELATED CONTENT
ST.PAUL - Being a vital cog in passing a major U.S. House bill generally is an exhilarating experience. But for U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, passing the farm bill may have been less excitement and more relief.RELATED CONTENT
MOAB, Utah - Some people call the Moab area the most beautiful place on Earth, and even if beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, it is hard to argue the point. Look down almost any street in town and you see canyon walls, setting the scene for what is beyond.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL – Millions of Midwesterners face the threat of not being able to buy enough propane to heat their homes and businesses at a time when the country has more of the fuel than ever.
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's attorney general warns of propane price gouging as the Upper Midwest faces a shortage and record-high costs.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - Minnesota governor candidate Dave Thompson picked another senator as his lieutenant governor candidate. The Republican Lakeville senator Thursday announced that Michelle Benson, R-Ham Lake, will be his running mate.
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota State Patrol closed southbound Interstate 35 near Forest Lake this morning as up to 30 cars spun out or were involved in crashes during a heavy snow that made the rush hour more of a slow hour for Twin Cities commuters.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton plans surgery on a hip that has been giving him trouble for months.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
Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa, convinced a committee to amend an outdoors funding bill to include his idea to sell black walnut and other trees in southeast Minnesota’s Frontenac and Whitewater state parks.RELATED CONTENT