The ruling will have some immediate and potentially significant impacts on the state’s political process.
How, in an era of hyper-partisanship, the Minnesota governor’s residence has somehow managed to avoid becoming politicized.
Justices had a lot of questions for both sides, especially about the separation of powers under the state Constitution.
By the time he steps down in January of 2019, Dayton will have appointed nearly half of all judges serving on the bench across state of Minnesota — more than any governor before him.
The suit could settle a long-simmering question about Minnesota government — and the separation of powers between the governor and the legislative branch.
Republicans said the move was necessary to get the bills through the cumbersome legislative process before they run up against their Monday deadline to adjourn the session.
While there’s still time for GOP leaders and the governor to reach a budget agreement before the end of the session, things are starting to feel very 2011.
The governor learned of his condition last week and is considering treatment options.
Frans, the commissioner of Minnesota Management and Budget, finds himself at the center of another big political battle. He should be getting used to it.
The 2017 Legislature will feature new challenges for lawmakers, including a looming governor’s race and ongoing tensions between the state’s executive and legislative branches.
The plan would replace the state’s share with money from the Met Council, Hennepin County and the Counties Transportation Improvement Board.
Several thousand gathered Thursday at J.J. Hill Montessori School and the governor’s residence to protest the killing of Philando Castile by a St. Anthony police officer.
Gov. Mark Dayton’s chief of staff Jaime Tincher serves as both a manager and a political adviser, tasks that aren’t always easy to reconcile in St. Paul.
Hardy’s appointment comes at a time when the Governor and policymakers are increasingly emphasizing equity in conversations about the state’s economy.
Lost amid the meltdown was the fact the Legislature passed a supplemental budget bill and tax cut proposal with overwhelming support.
Encouraging data for tough-minded policymakers to consider as they finish out the 2016 session.
Check out the opening video from MinnRoast 2016.
The governor has proposed spending $46 million in his supplemental budget bill to improve cybersecurity for state agencies — more than he’s proposed for the courts or corrections.
The governor’s priorities for the session include everything from addressing racial disparities to finding a transportation funding fix.
Bonding will be at the forefront of Minnesota’s 2016 legislative session, along with a few holdover issues from last year. But what about everything else?