Does Minnesota need an earlier primary election? A Minnesota Senate subcommittee looks at a variety of voting-related bills in hearings Wednesday. The biggest change under consideration would move Minnesota's primary elections from September to June.11:06 a.m.
Dan Larson: Chair of the Senate State and Local Government Operations and Oversight Subcommittee on Elections, DFL-Bloomington. Larson is the lead Senate author of the bill to move up the primaries.
Chris Gerlach: State senator, R-Apple Valley. Gerlach is the ranking member on the committee.
Arizona governor: Immigration reform is urgent Gov. Janet Napolitano, D-Ariz., called on Congress to pass immigration reforms Tuesday in a speech at the National Press Club. Napolitano, chair of the National Governors Association, proposed tougher border security, a temporary worker program and more cooperation with Mexico.12:06 p.m.