- Dayton says still time for medical pot deal Updated: Mar-11-14 6:43 pm
- Minnesota House backs $500M tax-cut bill Updated: Mar-06-14 7:06 pm
- Senators back higher bar for voter amendments Updated: Mar-03-14 7:25 pm
- State's property taxes mostly static after refunds Updated: Feb-28-14 6:34 pm
- $1.2B surplus estimate to feed session appetites Updated: Feb-28-14 3:44 pm
- Surplus pleases DFL, but different priorities show Updated: Feb-28-14 1:32 pm
- Legislature sends heating aid bill to Dayton Updated: Feb-27-14 6:27 pm
- GOP's Seifert names lieutenant governor pick Updated: Feb-27-14 5:48 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
- Minnesota House approves $20M in heating aid Updated: Feb-25-14 9:55 pm
- Obama to speak at St. Paul event, open to public Updated: Feb-23-14 5:19 pm
- Lawmaker: Compromise on medical pot gaining ground Updated: Feb-23-14 3:53 pm
- Biden: Health care sign-ups may fall short of goal Updated: Feb-19-14 11:40 pm
- Biden touts health care coverage in Minn. visit Updated: Feb-19-14 5:41 pm
- Minn. House Dems to live week on minimum wage Updated: Feb-18-14 5:43 pm
- Star Tribune poll: Franken approval at 55 percent Updated: Feb-17-14 9:39 am
- Minn. GOP hopefuls split over next step on MNsure Updated: Feb-14-14 3:50 pm
- Minn. Democrats to unveil transit funding plan Updated: Feb-10-14 8:08 pm
- Office dispute adds Minn. Capitol redo uncertainty Updated: Feb-10-14 3:21 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A push to legalize medical marijuana in Minnesota was in limbo Tuesday after a key lawmaker said she had reached an impasse in negotiations with law enforcement to get their support.
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 - 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 - Minnesota property taxes owed this year are mostly static once refunds and credits are factored in, state officials said Friday, despite their earlier prediction that those taxes would drop considerably.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A bullish budget forecast showing a $1.233 billion surplus added steam Friday to a bipartisan push for tax relief, but also sparked a "bidding war" over how much taxpayers will get back.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Democrats who control Minnesota's House and Senate agree a $1.2 billion surplus is likely to make for an easier legislative session, but there's not agreement yet on how much to spend, save or rebate to taxpayers.
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 - Marty Seifert, a leading Republican candidate for governor, on Thursday named a suburban state legislator as his running mate.
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 - 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 - President Barack Obama will be in St. Paul this week to discuss a new competition encouraging investments to create jobs.
ST. CLOUD, Minnesota - Supporters of medical marijuana say the state's upcoming 2014 legislative session could represent Minnesota's best chance in years to see pot legalized for medical use.
MINNEAPOLIS - Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that it would be a good start for the federal health care law if 5 million to 6 million people sign up by the end of March, an acknowledgement that enrollments might fall significantly short of the Obama administration's unofficial target of 7 million.
MINNEAPOLIS - Vice President Joe Biden is visiting a Minneapolis coffee shop, where he met with a handful of women who got insurance under the federal health care law.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - As Minnesota's legislative session nears, one of the state's champions of raising the minimum wage issued a challenge to his Capitol colleagues Tuesday: Live on that pay for a week.
MINNEAPOLIS - New poll figures put Democratic Sen. Al Franken's approval rating in Minnesota at 55 percent, though the share of those disapproving has also climbed since the last check.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - All of the Republicans seeking to oust Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton regard Minnesota's problem-ridden health insurance exchange as an unmitigated disaster, but they differ on what they would do about it if they were elected.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Democratic leaders from the Legislature's transportation committees said Monday that they will unveil a proposal next week for funding improvements to roads, bridges and transit across Minnesota.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota lawmakers heard warnings Monday that they must make a final decision within weeks on a disputed Senate Office Building or a related renovation of the state Capitol will cost more and take longer.