Same-sex domestic partner health benefits are in play as part of Minnesota state employee contract talks, reopening a debate that raged at the Capitol a decade ago.
The Minnesota House on Tuesday passed a bill that restores some spending cuts made last year to health and human services programs.
The Minnesota Senate rejected an elections bill today that would have created an earlier primary date in Minnesota.
The Minnesota Senate has revealed how much it is paying a lawyer to represent it in any legal action involving former Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he wants a bonding bill to create jobs, but there are dozens of projects on the books from previous years that haven't started yet.
In his application for unemployment benefits former Minnesota Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb said he didn't violate Senate policies or commit misconduct. His application was rejected and he has appealed. An unemployment judge held a two-hour hearing on Brodkorb's appeal this afternoon.
The Minnesota House has passed legislation aimed at ensuring all cities enforce immigration laws.
A committee charged with investigating whether Republican Sen. Geoff Michel broke the Senate's code of conduct is still deadlocked.
The Minnesota Legislature has sent Gov. Mark Dayton a bill that would forbid state child care assistance money from being used to pay union dues.
Minnesota lawmakers are hoping to finish the 2012 legislative session with a flourish when they return to the State Capitol on Monday.
Gov. Mark Dayton released his fundraising reports for the first quarter of this year.
The state has rejected Michael Brodkorb's request for unemployment benefits. Brodkorb is the former Republican Senate staffer who was fired after he had an affair with his boss -- Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch. Brodkorb is appealing the state's decision.
In his strongest comments to date, Republican House Speaker Kurt Zellers is suggesting the Minnesota House could vote on a Vikings stadium plan before the end of session.
Legislators and business owners want a bill to force online retailers to collect state sales tax.
Vice-President Joe Biden will be in Minneapolis Wednesday morning to raise money for Sen. Amy Klobuchar's re-election campaign.