Politics & Policy
“We have to assess what the best strategy is for building support for ultimate passage rather than try to rush something through before it is ready,” says DFL House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler. “Or creating a lot of opposition unnecessarily.”
The governor answers 10 questions (more or less) on the one-year anniversary (more or less) of being sworn in as the 41st governor of Minnesota.
The deal struck to end the 2019 Legislature used $491 million out of Minnesota’s rainy day fund to keep the state’s books in the black, creating a precedent that budget writers will have to deal with going forward.
Minnesota Department of Human Services Commissioner Jodi Harpstead’s message to members of the Senate Health and Human Services committees: Things at the agency aren’t as good as they should be — but they also aren’t as bad as they’ve been portrayed.
Reactions to the announcement that Minnesota has a $1.33 billion budget surplus offered a preview of the 2020 legislative session.
The parties are calling the shots when it comes to Minnesota’s 2020 presidential primary. So why is the state paying for it?
Lawmakers expanded two pilot projects aimed at drawing high school and college students into fields starving for workers, from manufacturing and agriculture to health care and IT.
In 2012 Minnesota became the first state to reject a ban on same-sex marriage. Yet a bill to ban the use of conversion therapy on minors and vulnerable adults failed just this past year.
As farmers have suffered under U.S. trade policies, a push to invigorate the biofuels industry in Minnesota has gained new momentum.
The demand from schools far exceeded the amount of grant funding available.
Minnesota is one of 12 states being targeted by Republican and Democratic groups.
At the center of the impasse between House DFLers and Senate Republicans is the question of who should pay the relatively small cost of an emergency insulin plan: taxpayers or insulin manufacturers?
The crux of the policy is aimed at changing how the Public Utilities Commission makes decisions.
Secretary of State Steve Simon’s interpretation of the law governing Minnesota’s new presidential primary means two pro-marijuana parties will get the same information about DFL and GOP voters as the DFL and Minnesota GOP do.
Martha Angle Dorsett pushed bills at the Legislature that opened up legal practice to all women.