The ranking Republican on the House Taxes Committee, Rep. Greg Davids, said the plan would be ‘dead on arrival’ in the state Senate.
Today in the Memo: Minnesota delegation’s immigration views, superintendents grill Klobuchar on student well-being and a good dog with a bad record.
The case highlights the “intoxication loophole” in Minnesota law, where someone who commits sexual assault is subject to lesser charges if their victim became intoxicated by their own choice.
Lawmakers have seemingly put mutual aid funding on the back burner, potentially indefinitely.
H.R. 1 touches everything from redistricting to campaign finance to political advertising, and more.
Chavez, running for the seat representing Ward 9, says one priority is pushing the city to do more to help immigrants.
On the eve of opening arguments in the trial of the police officer charged with killing George Floyd, Walz asked Minnesotans to “make your voices heard,” while heeding Martin Luther King’s advice: “that nonviolence is the only way to truly move hearts and create change.”
How many more people just became eligible. Why now. And how you can get an appointment for a shot.
According to numbers released Thursday, about 22 percent of the state’s licenses are considered “REAL ID ready.”
The ACLU and the Freedom Fund oppose the proposal, saying it could put domestic violence victims in danger and distract from broader efforts to change the cash bail system in Minnesota.
When it comes to the chance of virus spread, not all outdoor gatherings are equal.
The bill expands a temporary work-visa program and also creates a pathway to legal residence for undocumented farm workers.
Released by the Minnesota Chamber Foundation, the report found immigrants bring $12.4 billion in spending power to the state’s economy.
Under a provision in state law, the governor will get to decide how to spend the state’s federal stimulus funds — unless the House and Senate can agree to spend some of the money in a budget emerging from the 2021 session, and provided Walz agrees to sign such a budget.
Due to the way the Legislature writes budgets, the bill itself is unlikely to reach a vote on the House floor, but various sections could end up in some of the budget committee bills that surface this session.
Several Minneapolis City Council races are being hotly contested this year. It seems there’s a lot less eagerness to be mayor.
Dems call for filibuster reform; the first Native American Cabinet member is confirmed; direct deposits hit; and more.
The revised proposal would spend $52.269 billion — $2.18 billion a month over two years. The current budget is $48.3 billion.
Getting cash directly from the feds to spend on state construction projects is rare. So rare that many of the legislators and state officials who deal with the issue have little idea how they can use the money.
The request came after the city of Minneapolis announced a $27 million settlement with the family of George Floyd, the man Chauvin is accused of killing.