Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders railed against the nation's income gaps on Thursday and told a Rochester, Minn., crowd those gaps would worsen under the GOP.
Republicans said Minnesotans will be shocked to see what commissioners are receiving and predicted Democrats will pay a political price at the polls.
Since 2007, the bank has supported more than 200 Minnesota businesses and helped create $3 billion in state exports. Caught in a political dispute, its charter expires today.
The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce has named Doug Loon as its new president. He takes on a role long held by Dave Olson, who died last year.
Republicans are softening their rhetoric about the science behind climate change. Instead of stating their own disbelief in human-caused climate change, they cite a small minority of skeptical scientists.
From transportation to housing, Minnesota House candidates from both parties made big promises to voters outside the metro area during the 2014 campaign. Many went unfulfilled.
A deal between Gov. Mark Dayton and GOP leaders sets pre-K aside. But it will deliver more money to school districts that already offer free pre-K, something many parents want.
A Minnesota House vote to uphold the state's ban on Sunday liquor sales won't deter consumers and political groups opposed to the ban. Activists vow to push for repeal again.
Met Council officials say a bill in the Minnesota House would require them to cut bus route funding by 8 percent in 2016, and make additional cuts in subsequent years.
Two in the GOP's libertarian wing are challenging incumbent Keith Downey for the party's top spot. There's plenty of intrigue leading up to the Saturday vote.
State Rep. Matt Dean wants to shift people from MinnesotaCare to MNsure to find money for Republican priorities that include nursing home funding, and mental and dental health programs.
The state's projected $1.9 billion budget surplus could take some of the steam out of the governor's plan to increase a fuel tax -- but some Democrats say the tax is necessary to fund long-term transportation projects.
Republicans and DFLers are at odds about what to do with the windfall. Gov. Dayton wants more pre-kindergarten spending. The GOP is eyeing tax relief.
MNsure staff withheld information from its board and the website's technical problems were a nightmare for consumers, the auditor said in a damning report on the health plan exchange's early operation.
Gov. Mark Dayton says the state's economy will suffer, and people will leave, if lawmakers don't sort out a 10-year funding plan for roads, bridges and transit. Is that really true?