ST. PAUL – Today, lawmakers in the Minnesota House of Representatives passed a bill authored by Rep. Carly Melin (DFL—Hibbing) designed to remove barriers to employment, housing, and post-secondary education for Minnesotans with juvenile delinquency records.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar today called on the Department of Energy (DOE) to take action to address the massive spike in gas prices across Minnesota.
ST. PAUL (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing that lawmakers use new revenue from taxes on cigarettes and corporate income to shore up the state's share of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium.
ST. PAUL - The state Senate majority leader says a proposed increase in the state minimum wage is not likely to happen this session because Democrats in the House and Senate can't agree how much to raise it.
ST. PAUL - A new plan for paying off Minnesota Vikings stadium debate is about to surface at the state Capitol as the legislative session nears its conclusion.
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota unemployment rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 5.3 percent in April, according to figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Senate has passed a bill allowing the unionization of home child-care workers in Minnesota after an all-night debate that saw Republicans trying to block the bill.
MENAHGA - Firefighters are trying to contain a wildfire that's burned a number of homes and structures near Menahga in northwestern Minnesota.
ST. PAUL - A significantly scaled back bill to revise Minnesota's gun laws is headed for a vote in the state Senate, with the blessing of a vocal gun-rights group.
ST. PAUL - After more than four hours of debate, the Minnesota Senate voted 37-30 in favor of a bill to legalize same-sex marriages in the state.