While House DFLers are eager to act on gun legislation, Senate Republicans are not persuaded that changes to state law are needed, a position that also applies to a series of other DFL priorities.
During the annual “Session Priorities” dinner of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, a panel of legislative leaders was asked to give one-word answers to a series of questions by host Tom Hauser.
If his funding request is adopted, Kaler said he thinks the U of M could keep tuition increases at inflationary levels at the Twin Cities campus and at zero at the other four campuses in the system.
Former Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration opposed the controversial proposal. Whether that approach will continue under Gov. Tim Walz is now unclear.
For the most part, DFLers have offered vastly different solutions to the problem, however.
Education was featured prominently in Gov. Tim Walz’s remarks, but he also highlighted a theme that was a big part of his campaign — that the state has addressed tough problems in the past and can do so again.
Laws aren’t necessarily well-known — or enforced, according to researchers and advocates.
Passing a gas tax increase and a MinnesotaCare buy-in option are top priorities for Gov.-elect Tim Walz and House DFLers. But opposition among Senate Republicans is bound to create a conflict from day one.
Tension between environmentalists and industry has become a hallmark of DFL politics. Walz is trying to keep both groups happy.
Secretary of State Steve Simon’s solution to address concerns about revealing party preferences is to make the 2020 primary voter lists exempt from Minnesota’s Data Practices Act — for everyone but the parties.
The Food Innovation Team is an eight-member group that includes two more food system advocates, as well as representatives from the state health and agriculture agencies and a couple people from county health departments.
From HQ2 to Janus, a look at the year in economic development.
From rise and fall of the new Tim Pawlenty to the fall and rise of Keith Ellison, the year in Minnesota politics has been nuttier than a Pearson’s roll.
More than $120 million was spent to influence voting in the state, according to an accounting of every ad listed in FCC filings.
Experts caution against assuming the suburbs are in DFL hands for the long term.
The ruling threatened something central to unions’ ability to raise money.
There isn’t one.
A coalition of faith groups and small business leaders announced a campaign on Monday to push for a paid family leave bill, one that is likely to resemble a law already passed in seven states.
Enbridge’s Line 3 project looms especially large in the selection process for the next member of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.
Minnesota’s suicide rate has been on a slow, steady rise for nearly two decades.