- Gopher women's hockey team invited to White House Updated: Mar-07-14 8:30 pm
- Minnesota education panel OKs licensing measure Updated: Mar-07-14 6:12 pm
- Senate leader: Tax-cut deadline 'difficult' to hit Updated: Mar-07-14 12:32 pm
- Lawmakers mount new push against Sunday liquor ban Updated: Mar-06-14 9:37 pm
- Minnesota House backs $500M tax-cut bill Updated: Mar-06-14 7:06 pm
- Veterans Day off? Bill would grant it for vets Updated: Mar-05-14 6:25 pm
- House panel backs synthetic drug crackdown Updated: Mar-05-14 3:44 pm
- Minn. House committee OKs medical-marijuana bill Updated: Mar-05-14 2:23 am
- 'Unsession' plan tackles laws deemed old, outdated Updated: Mar-04-14 3:32 pm
- Senators back higher bar for voter amendments Updated: Mar-03-14 7:25 pm
- 2 takes on Minnesota property taxes blur picture Updated: Mar-03-14 5:02 pm
- Minn. property tax report paints scattered picture Updated: Mar-03-14 11:19 am
- Minn. gay rights groups turn attention to bullying Updated: Mar-02-14 5:17 pm
- Rental space for Minn. senators: $2.4M to $2.9M Updated: Feb-27-14 9:13 pm
- Legislature sends heating aid bill to Dayton Updated: Feb-27-14 6:27 pm
- Lawmakers mull padding reserve with budget surplus Updated: Feb-27-14 5:46 pm
- Plan for $500M tax cuts, repeals zooms in House Updated: Feb-27-14 4:10 pm
- Minn. bills would treat e-cigs as standard smokes Updated: Feb-26-14 6:50 pm
- Minnesota House approves $20M in heating aid Updated: Feb-25-14 9:55 pm
- Minn. lawmakers object to data-breach bill Updated: Feb-25-14 9:41 pm
- Minimum wage hike advocates rally at Minn. Capitol Updated: Feb-25-14 6:26 pm
- Minn. House to consider $20M for propane shortage Updated: Feb-24-14 9:53 pm
- Indiana fair on path to join others selling booze Updated: Feb-24-14 5:21 pm
- GOP's Zellers won't run for re-election to House Updated: Feb-24-14 4:55 pm
- Longtime GOP lawmaker Holberg won't run again Updated: Feb-24-14 11:18 am
MINNEAPOLIS - President Barack Obama has invited the University of Minnesota women's hockey team to the White House.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota lawmakers moved Friday to help former and current military members and their spouses win temporary licenses to work in classrooms, social work offices and other specialized fields.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's goal of enacting a bill cutting and repealing taxes by next Friday appears unlikely to be met.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota lawmakers hoping to lift the state's decades-old law that forces liquor stores to be closed on Sunday are introducing a range of compromises that would soften the ban, as well as the option to fully repeal it.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Acting with rare speed, the Minnesota House approved a $500 million package of tax cuts and repeals Thursday in a clear sign of the state's improved fortunes.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - With some resistance, legislation giving military veterans a legal right to Veterans Day off from work advanced Wednesday in the Minnesota Legislature.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A legislative panel has approved a set of proposals intended to crack down on the sale of synthetic drugs.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Mothers tearfully described how their babies suffered as many as 100 seizures a day before receiving marijuana treatment as they begged lawmakers late Tuesday to legalize the drug for medical use in Minnesota.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - It's illegal in Minnesota to sell fruit in the wrong-sized container. Automobile bug deflectors must be a certain size and color. Motorists can't drive in neutral.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Constitutional amendments favored by one political party but not the other, like the two failed measures from 2012 to ban gay marriage and require photo identification for voting, would become much less frequent under a proposal a state Senate committee backed Monday.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - New projections about how much Minnesota homeowners, businesses and others will pay in property taxes this year have set off a dispute among Democrats and Republicans.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The final tally of property taxes due this year presents a mixed bag, with levies rising in some places but falling in others.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Long before gay rights activists in Minnesota launched a successful campaign to legalize same-sex marriage, they were aiming for another high-profile goal: a state law protecting children from school bullies.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota Department of Administration officials released an estimate Thursday that it would cost at least $2.4 million per year on top of big upfront build-out costs to rent temporary space for state senators and staff during the ongoing Capitol renovation.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The Legislature on Thursday sent Gov. Mark Dayton a bill containing $20 million in emergency heating assistance, which his spokesman said the governor would sign immediately.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A tantalizing Minnesota budget surplus has stirred talk of tax cuts or funding bumps for prized programs and infrastructure upgrades, but a less-flashy option also has gained some currency: saving some to prepare for the next economic downturn.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A $500 million package containing middle-income tax cuts and the repeal of some business taxes zoomed Thursday through a key committee in the Minnesota House and could reach a floor vote next week.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Both sides in a debate over electronic cigarettes conceded Wednesday there's scant scientific evidence about the health effects of the devices, but that might not stop efforts in the Minnesota Legislature to regulate them like traditional tobacco products.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The Minnesota House quickly passed a bill Tuesday to send emergency heating aid to people suffering through the brutal winter, setting a rapid pace on the first day of what could be a quick legislative session.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Objections to a bill that would expand the victim-notification process after a retail or wholesale business data breach were strident and frequent during a hearing Tuesday afternoon of the Minnesota House commerce committee.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Several hundred people rallied at Minnesota's Capitol in favor of an increase in the minimum wage.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A bill introduced Monday to put $20 million into a heating-assistance program for low-income Minnesota residents is set to go to the floor of the state House of Representatives Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's distinction of having one of the last dry state fairs could end this year if legislation clears the House.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Republican Kurt Zellers, a former House speaker now running for governor, will not run for another term in the House.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Mary Liz Holberg, a longtime Republican state representative from the Twin Cities suburb of Lakeville, says she won't run for re-election.