A key Congressional opponent of a proposed new four-lane bridge to be built in Stillwater plans to try to scale it back.
After a report on "60 Minutes" this weekend about members of Congress trading stock based on information they learn from their jobs, support for a bill sponsored by Minnesota Democrat Rep. Tim Walz is growing.
The US House of Representatives will soon take up legislation that would roll back new rules issued by the National Labor Relations Board.
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has approved a bill that would repeal much of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act.
The U.S. House of Representatives is expected next week to vote on a bill that would require states to recognize concealed weapons permits issued in other states.
Many reports indicate that direct payments to farmers will be axed but a new revenue support program will replace it.
The U.S. Senate is currently debating a bill sponsored by DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar that's a component of President Barack Obama's jobs plan.
No members of Minnesota's congressional delegation sit on the committee, formally known as the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, but several said they are skeptical that an agreement is possible.
Minnesota companies could bring more than $20 billion in profits back to the U.S. under a tax holiday proposal.
Rep. John Kline worries the plan could encourage students to take on even more debt.
Minnesota's medical device industry is an important employer in the state, and has a strong ally in Rep. Erik Paulsen who wants to eliminate a provision in last year's health care law that puts a 2.3 percent tax on the industry's revenues.
Republicans in Congress, including the Minnesota delegation, contend that government regulations are holding back job creation, and there are GOP efforts in both the House and Senate to move legislation cutting red tape.
Two new bills from Minnesota's Congressional delegation would make it easier for the state's medical device companies to get their products to market.
Minnesota DFL Rep. Tim Walz has just returned to Washington from a fact-finding trip to Afghanistan.
Free trade supporters say free trade agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia will be a boon to the state's economy.