In going after Amazon’s HQ2, Dayton has displayed a level of reticence that is at odds with his long history of courting companies to Minnesota.
The ruling will have some immediate and potentially significant impacts on the state’s political process.
Twelve photos that show how the residence has adapted to the style of the times.
How, in an era of hyper-partisanship, the Minnesota governor’s residence has somehow managed to avoid becoming politicized.
Justices had a lot of questions for both sides, especially about the separation of powers under the state Constitution.
Organizers are trying to translate the support Sanders got in Minnesota in 2016 into electoral influence — and setting their sights on the race for Minnesota governor.
The general election is more than a year away, but many of the 17 (!) candidates for governor are already crisscrossing the state, appealing to party activists, fine-tuning their message — and raising money.
In anticipation of opening its new facility in 2018, the Bell Museum had to move its collection of massive dioramas between two cities, across major roadways and through a pair of busy campuses.
When the Capitol hosts its grand reopening ceremony Aug. 11 through the 13, the art will be a featured player, much as it was more than 100 years ago.
For Republicans, Donald Trump’s success has shown a possible path to winning a statewide office, something they haven’t managed to do in Minnesota since 2002.
Minnesota took action in the months after the collapse. But exactly one decade later, St. Paul is back to gridlock on the infrastructure debate.
When things go sideways in state government, who gets the call? Often, it’s one of these five: people who can’t seem to get away from working in government — no matter how hard they try.
By the time he steps down in January of 2019, Dayton will have appointed nearly half of all judges serving on the bench across state of Minnesota — more than any governor before him.
The decision restored funding for House and Senate operations for the next two years. But it also spoke to several other big questions.
There are several reasons why Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Myron Frans is concerned about the state budget. The biggest one: What, exactly, will the federal government do?
Once again, all the elements are in place to have several questions go before Minnesota voters in the next election.
The current legal fight between Republican legislators and Gov. Mark Dayton is just the latest political battle to be decided in Ramsey County, giving its courts outsized influence over state issues.
A total of 61 people work in cybersecurity for the state of Minnesota. To put that number into perspective, a corporation like U.S. Bancorp has more than 500 people working on the issue.
The suit could settle a long-simmering question about Minnesota government — and the separation of powers between the governor and the legislative branch.