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.
ST. PAUL – PolyMet Mining Corp. (TSX: POM; NYSE MKT: PLM) ("PolyMet" or the "Company") has been notified by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources ("MDNR") that ERM, the independent EIS Contractor, has completed drafting the preliminary supplemental draft Environmental Impact Statement ("EIS") analyzing PolyMet's 100%-owned copper-nickel-precious metals NorthMet project located in the established mining district of the Mesabi Iron Range in northeastern Minnesota.
ST. PAUL AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton says he will sign a bill legalizing gay marriage in a ceremony on the Capitol steps on Tuesday.