A case before the state Supreme Court argues that Minnesota law has no rational basis for denying felons who are no longer in prison or jail the right to vote.
Minnesota requires public officials to disclose source of income, property owned, significant holding in stocks and bonds and, yes, any horse racing interests.
Special sessions require the sort of negotiation and concessions that have been hard to come by for decades in Minnesota.
The agency is planning to build 84 units at 16 separate sites spread across the city starting next year.
Zelle, a former state Minnesota Department of Transportation commissioner, was appointed Met Council chair just before the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
In Roseau, in northwestern Minnesota, the problem is so acute that the city has taken drastic measures, building a $6.8 million apartment complex that is funded almost entirely with public money.
The state House Finance Agency, tenant rights activists and Mid Minnesota Legal Aid address the most-frequently asked questions they get from both and renters and landlords about the state’s rental assistance program.
If the Supreme Court decides to overturn Roe v. Wade, Minnesota will be one of the only states in the region with access to legal abortion.
Biden approval rating tanks, Rep. Angie Craig’s midterm opponent faces some controversy and butter gets a big day in Congress.
Instead, Walz said he’s focusing on the few things left in his control, such as expanding eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine boosters and using his platform as governor to ask people to get vaccinated.
While the tight labor market isn’t new, it has gotten worse since the onset of the pandemic. Minnesota’s labor force participation rate has dropped to a point it hasn’t seen since the late ’70s, when fewer women were in the workforce.
Though lawmakers and the general public once had to notify the state Department of Public Safety when they had a gun at the Capitol complex, the Legislature got rid of that requirement years ago.
Youngkin distanced himself from Trump, while appealing to voters’ fear and anger over education issues.
There’s something about having billions to spend that brings people together. Meanwhile, U.S. Reps. Dean Phillips and Angie Craig have criticized Rep. Ilhan Omar and the four Republican members of Minnesota’s congressional delegation for voting against the bill.
Plus: explaining the origin of “Let’s go Brandon,” Republicans on inflation and Minnesota Reps. introduce Veterans Day legislation.
There was one moment of drama in an otherwise orderly meeting when a commissioner noted a newly elected council member was getting redistricted out of her ward.
Overall, Minnesota is in line for $6.8 billion in funding.
“The campaign for me is worth it if we have some serious discussions about clean water, clean politics,” Painter said. “I don’t want to get in there just to make a lot of noise.”
Tribes that own and operate casinos in Minnesota had previously been uninterested in sports gambling, a form of gaming that has not proven to be especially lucrative. But there are signs their stance on the issue might be softening.
Kathy O’Brien, a leader of the pro-strong mayor organization Charter for Change, says the Minneapolis Charter Commission deserves much of the credit for the historic change.