Justin Greiss left the group Young Americans for Liberty after allegations of sexual misconduct.
Not since 1994 has a non-endorsed GOP candidate won Minnesota’s Republicans primary, which means candidates must cater to the most active and conservative party members — the 2,000 delegates who show up at the state convention.
Munson is one of the front-runners in the special election to replace former U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn. But he also faces intense opposition from many of his fellow GOP legislators.
Unlike previous deals struck by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, House Speaker Melissa Hortman and Senate Majority Leader Jeremy Miller, the agreement announced Monday puts the onus on committee chairs at the Legislature to work out many of the details.
With Speaker Nancy Pelosi determined to win House approval of the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act this week, talks began Monday with recalcitrant Democrats like Omar, who represents Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District.
A common theme at the state Republican convention was electability — how the party can win more votes in DFL-friendly Minneapolis, St. Paul and the surrounding suburbs, where most voters don’t support many of the policies GOP candidates for governor have campaigned on.
Dakota is showing other Minnesota counties how to implement the new law that requires 911 operators to refer calls involving mental health issues to crisis teams rather than to law enforcement.
Jensen, a one-term Minnesota state senator and family doctor who rose to national prominence as a critic of COVID-19 restrictions, prevailed over four other Republican candidates.
The Republican convention is set to endorse a candidate for governor on Saturday.
In the absence of independent polls, one picture we do have — and it’s a limited one — is fundraising.
The purpose is to help move people out of homeless shelters and to help transition people being released from treatment facilities.
Continued fallout from the SCOTUS leaked draft, some big endorsements for congressional districts and Emmer tries to protect freedom of speech.
Ellison said the issue is “98 percent” about Republicans wanting to stymie a progressive attorney general, one who is expected to face a tough reelection campaign this fall.
Some lawmakers argue that Minnesota’s taxation of Social Security benefits contributes to retiree flight to states like Arizona and Florida.
Suicide rates, which were stable from 2000 to 2007, rose nearly 60 percent by 2018, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The push comes in response to the 2020 election, when Republican operatives recruited candidates to file for office under the banner of one of the state’s two marijuana parties — moves that likely siphoned votes away from some DFLers.
Two trade groups have filed a petition with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission saying LTD Broadband will waste taxpayer time — and money — in the company’s bid to provide high speed broadband to roughly 160,000 people in the state.
Fletcher’s run-ins with other government officials over funding and his controversial “Live on Patrol” Facebook show are a feature, not a bug, of his appeal.
The deal appropriates $500 million to distribute bonuses to up to 667,000 frontline pandemic workers in Minnesota. But it also spends $2.7 billion to repay a federal loan and refill the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund.
The Minnesota Supreme Court has found that the state Constitution provides a right to abortion, but that could be reversed either by a future court or via a constitutional amendment.