With six weeks left in the legislative session, state lawmakers are ramping up their budget work.
A Republican state lawmaker is pushing for civil unions in Minnesota as an alternative to same-sex marriage legislation. Rep. Tim Kelly of Red Wing announced his proposal Wednesday and described it as a way to end the political debate over a divisive social issue.
A Republican state lawmaker will announce a bipartisan legislation today to establish civil unions in Minnesota.
Minnesota House Democrats today announced the details of their $250 million property tax relief proposal.
The ensuing judgment over the less-than-expected gambling revenue needed to fund the state's share of a new NFL stadium is premature and politically motivated, Gov. Mark Dayton said.
Legislation allowing for the unionization of two groups of state-subsidized workers -- childcare providers and personal care assistants -- is taking a slow and sometimes bumpy journey this session.
Restaurant owners are raising new concerns about proposed legislation to increase the state's minimum wage without accounting for tip income.
DFL leaders in the Minnesota House spent the first day of their spring break making a case for all-day kindergarten and the tax increases needed to pay for it.
It will be a quiet week at the State Capitol, as the legislature takes its traditional Easter/Passover break.
State lawmakers will be back in their home districts this week, talking to constituents about the budget during their Easter/Passover break.
Another piece of the state budget puzzle fell into place Wednesday as Democrats in the Minnesota Senate released their framework for erasing a projected $627 million deficit while also increasing overall spending by $1.4 billion.
DFL Gov. Mark Dayton leveled some sharp criticism Tuesday against the National Rifle Association and its opposition to universal background checks on gun purchases.
On the 10th anniversary of the start of the Iraq War, Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday that his vote against the war as a U.S. senator looks proper to him in hindsight.
Legislation to impose new taxes on silica sand mining in Minnesota got a rough reception Tuesday in a House committee hearing.
DFL Gov. Mark Dayton says he'll be traveling throughout the state in the coming weeks to let Minnesotans know that he has a sound proposal for the state budget.