House Republicans are putting forward a $280 million public works bill that focuses mostly on asset preservation at the state's higher education institutions, correctional facilities and local road and bridge improvement.
Democrats in the state Senate have filed an ethics complaint against Sen. Geoff Michel for how he handled the affair between ex-Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch and Senate Republican Caucus spokesman Michael Brodkorb.
Republicans in the Minnesota Senate weren't saying much Friday about a potential lawsuit from former staffer Michael Brodkorb.
An attorney for a fired Senate staffer says he is prepared to file a lawsuit against the State of Minnesota, claiming unlawful dismissal and gender discrimination.
The chairman of the Senate Local Governments Committee said the bill needed more work and postponed a vote on it indefinitely. It wasn't clear if the bill would have had enough votes to win approval if the committee had voted.
Gov. Dayton sent a letter to members of the Senate Local Government and Elections Committee urging them to approve a Vikings stadium bill.
The first committee hearing on a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings will be held today at the Capitol.
The Senate Local Government and Elections Committee has scheduled the first hearing on the Vikings stadium bill.
Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing a revised budget that would give tax breaks to companies that hire veterans and unemployed workers, restore some health care cuts and increase benefits for veterans.
The debate over a Vikings stadium will finally begin in earnest next week at the State Capitol, as legislative supporters officially introduce a bill outlining the details of how it will be built and who will pay for it. The text of the bill was released today, and shows that Gov. Dayton made a concession to try to get one key interest group on board.
A group of several hundred people asked Gov. Mark Dayton and state lawmakers on Thursday to oppose copper and nickel mining permits in northeastern Minnesota.
Republicans in the Minnesota House are proposing to tap two thirds of the state's budget reserve to pay back a portion of a K12 school shift they used to balance the budget in 2011.
Republicans legislators Monday introduced a bill that they say would be an alternative to a state-based health insurance exchange that is being considered by Gov. Mark Dayton's administration.
Minnesota's new political boundaries puts the state's second-most powerful House representative up against a member of his own party - and he has yet to say what he will do.
State lawmakers are now waiting for more specifics of the Vikings stadium plan that was announced Thursday by Gov. Mark Dayton and other stadium supporters.