The Minnesota Legislature will spend $18,000 on an outside attorney to defend its interests in a voter ID lawsuit.
Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed a new head of the the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, administrative law judge Beverly Jones Heydinger.
Gov. Mark Dayton says his appointments to a new stadium commission are taking longer than expected.
In a year when about 20 percent of the Minnesota Legislature plans to retire, there are also 20 former state lawmakers working hard to get back to the Capitol.
DFL Gov. Mark Dayton says he hasn't made any decisions yet about appointments to a new stadium commission, but he suggested Thursday that retiring state Rep. Morrie Lanning would be "extremely well qualified."
Opponents of Minnesota's proposed voter identification requirement have filed a lawsuit to try to keep the constitutional amendment question off of the statewide ballot in November.
The former St. Paul police chief was elected in 2010, when the DFL lost its Senate majority for the first time in nearly four decades.
Officials might restart their search for a company to manage a Capitol renovation after only two respondents met a deadline to submit qualifications.
Minnesota's year-long effort to mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War will include a special tribute to fallen soldiers on Memorial Day.
Gov. Mark Dayton said he will meet next week with his economic development commissioner to discuss a new grant program that he is not very enthusiastic about.
Some supporters of Minnesota's voter ID constitutional amendment are calling for a statewide boycott of the seniors' group AARP because of its position against the ballot question.
Gov. Dayton's veto this week of an end-of-session tax bill has caused some big headaches for several Minnesota cities. The bill included tax provisions linked to a dozen local development projects, which city officials are now scrambling to try to save.
Gov. Mark Dayton and DFL legislative leaders are traveling throughout the state Tuesday to highlight their job-creating accomplishments during the 2012 session.
DFL Governor Mark Dayton has vetoed the scaled down tax bill that Republicans passed in the closing days of the 2012 session.
Unlike the last few months it was relatively quiet at the State Capitol Friday, but lawmakers were offering their competing assessments of the just-concluded 2012 Legislative session.