With the state budget appearing to be on track, Gov. Mark Dayton and GOP legislative leaders say they want to focus the rest of the legislative session on jobs.
Minnesota House Democrats are proposing legislation that they say would help reduce the number of home foreclosures.
Democrats in the Minnesota Legislature say they want to end a tax break for foreign operating corporations to help pay back recent payment delays to K-12 schools.
Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill today to require community notification in certain cases where sex offenders are released to halfway houses.
A set of new boundaries released this week by court-appointed panel pairs 48 incumbents in the House and Senate, forcing those lawmakers to consider their political futures: run against an incumbent, move to a new district or retire.
Along with a new congressional map, a special court panel released the new political boundaries the Minnesota Legislature.
After its efforts to help elect Mark Dayton as governor paid off in 2010, Alliance for a Better Minnesota is turning its sights on helping the DFL win back control of the Legislature.
Gov. Mark Dayton used his State of the State address to push lawmakers to adopt his top proposals while reminding them that Minnesota voters will render a verdict on their performance in November.
Republicans should not have used public money to print a pamphlet that was distributed at GOP precinct caucuses last week, said Senate Republican caucus spokesman Steve Sviggum.
Some Republican state senators handed out pamphlets that were printed at taxpayer expense, drawing objection from Democrats who allege that it violates Senate rules and state law.
Several groups are ramping up opposition to a constitutional amendment that would require Minnesotans to present a photo identification to vote. It's an issue that is gaining momentum across the country.
Opponents of a proposed constitutional amendment to require voters to show photo identification at polls want to make it an issue at Tuesday's precinct caucuses.
A leading anti-tax group in Minnesota is criticizing some of the most conservative members of the Legislature for breaking a pledge not to raise taxes.
Democrats in the Minnesota Senate are calling on the Republican majority to be more transparent about their decision to hire an outside attorney.
Today is a deadline for campaigns in Minnesota to release detailed reports about who gives them money. One of the names that is sure to surface in those reports is Robert Cummins, a wealthy donor who stays out of the spotlight but wields tremendous power over Republican candidates and campaigns. Cummins and his family have given millions to conservative Minnesota candidates and causes over the past 15 years.