In districts across the state, women are stepping up in a big way to run for office.
Dayton’s budget and taxes proposal is the opening pitch of the legislative session.
The speech was shorter and more personal than his previous addresses, and he used it to both look back at his time as governor and describe where he sees Minnesota going after he’s gone.
“This would be a bill that would, in essence, take away the will of the voters,” said former Minneapolis Council Member Elizabeth Glidden, who sponsored the city’s original ranked choice voting ordinance in 2006.
Gov. Mark Dayton brought in Johanna Clyborne, who most recently served in a top post in the Minnesota National Guard, to fix MNLARS, a job that’s proving monstrously difficult.
New proposals are already cropping up at the Legislature, including bills that would affect cities’ bans on Styrofoam containers and regulations governing ridesharing services.
The full report into state Rep. Tony Cornish would not be made public because of privacy concerns, top House leaders said Thursday.
Is Minnesota’s system for replacing its lieutenant governor really that problematic — or just inconvenient?
A once-projected shortfall transformed into a $329 million surplus in Wednesday’s updated forecast. The problem? Everyone expected that number to be much bigger.
Minnesota Management and Budget released the forecast on Wednesday, noting that revenue collections are up for “all the major tax types” due to stimulus from the federal tax bill.
State lawmakers try to find a meaningful way to deal with an issue that has been unaddressed for decades — in a place where relationships are often marked by vast power imbalances.
Doing nothing could result in a very complicated tax season next year. But simply conforming the state’s code to that of the feds could mean big tax increase for many Minnesotans.
As legislators swore their pledge of allegiance, the shouts of protesters calling for tougher gun regulations could be heard through the chambers’ thick wooden doors.
While there may be a budget surplus and other tax conformity issues to address, a handful of policy issues are already teed up to get plenty of attention during the 2018 session that begins Tuesday.
Taxes, bonding, and the fallout from a sexual harassment scandal are all expected to be addressed during the upcoming session.
Democrat Karla Bigham won the election for a suburban Senate seat, while Republican Jeremy Munson claimed victory in a southern Minnesota House District.
The ruling is a major victory for Fischbach and Senate Republicans, who are defending a slim 34-33 majority.
There are two special elections being held Monday. Here are three big reasons why you should be paying attention.
DFLer Tim Walz and GOP candidate Jeff Johnson won their parties’ preference polls. But the DFL also saw a record turnout for the caucuses. The GOP? Not so much.