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.
MinnPost asked all nine GOP hopefuls to answer 11 questions asking about their views. Four responded. Here’s what they had to say.
The split over plans for child care spending is one of the starkest differences between Republicans and Democrats at the Minnesota Capitol this session.
Congressional hopeful weighs in on the alleged human rights abuses by MPD, Rep. Tom Emmer supports Minority Leader McCarthy despite a past betrayal and Rep. Angie Craig tries to do something about our gas prices.
On Thursday, Senate Leader Jeremy Miller took commissioner confirmations off the table for the rest of the 2022 regular session, which is set to end on May 23.
Minnesota House Speaker Melissa Hortman and Senate Majority Leader Jeremy Miller confirmed the deal at the MinnPost Festival on Thursday morning.
For the first time since 2003, a bill has been introduced that would ask Minnesota voters to remove a 120-day limit and required May adjournment date from the state’s Constitution.
Jeff Ettinger doesn’t have the typical resume for a first-time DFL candidate. Yet his campaign has gained early traction.
Complaining about the trend is often the domain of those in the minority party. Yet there are examples of unhappiness even among those members in the majority in the House and Senate.
Senate Republicans have been critical of the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency, which operated RentHelpMN, the nearly $600 million federally funded rental assistance program along with the larger counties in the state.
The governor used his to argue that the state is succeeding — but that his legislative agenda is needed to keep things that way.
An influx of $578 million in federal money has led to infighting, discord and failure bred by government delays.