DFL Gov. Mark Dayton is calling lawmakers back to St. Paul Friday for a one-day special session to pass disaster relief for areas of the state hit hard by storms and floods this summer.
The Democratic mayors of Minnesota's two largest cities are speaking out against a proposed voter identification constitutional amendment.
State lawmakers continue their preparations for a special session aimed at providing relief to storm and flood-damaged areas of the state.
The primary is the first step in determining which party controls the Legislature next year as Gov. Mark Dayton and lawmakers set the state's next two-year budget.
Republican lawmakers say they're having "sticker shock" after receiving a $190 million request for state aid to help flooded northeastern and central Minnesota communities.
The powerful chair of the Minnesota Senate tax committee faces an unusual hurdle this summer in her bid for re-election, going up against a challenger from her own party.
Republican state lawmakers are highlighting the tax implications of the new federal health care law that they continue to oppose.
Rep. Erik Paulsen says the recent comments made by fellow Republican Michele Bachmann about Islamic fundamentalists infiltrating high levels of U.S. government were "not appropriate" and "not accurate."
Senate Republicans are taking aim at Minnesota's chief election official, with allegations that DFL Secretary of State Mark Ritchie has unlawfully campaigned against the proposed voter ID constitutional amendment.
The Minnesota Supreme Court will decide whether the voter ID constitutional amendment will be on the statewide ballot in November or if the Legislature must try to re-write the question.
The Minnesota Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday afternoon in a lawsuit aimed at keeping the voter ID constitutional amendment off of the statewide ballot.
Local government officials have until Monday to apply for money from a new economic development grant program that was created in this year's bonding bill.
Former Democratic Vice President Walter Mondale and former Republican Gov. Arne Carlson are offering themselves as the public face of a fight against the controversial ballot question.
With taxpayers already out nearly $85,000, Minnesota senators voiced concern Wednesday about fast-growing legal bills connected to a sex scandal that toppled the GOP's majority leader and a powerful aide.
As they try to regain the majority in the state House and Senate, Democrats say that another shutdown could be looming if Republicans retain control.