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Dr. Osterholm pushes ranked-choice voting at the legislature

Dr. Mike Osterholm, a University of Minnesota infectious disease expert, is perhaps best known for his opinions on the COVID-19 pandemic. But the longtime director of the...

Democrats from Edina and Woodbury vote against SRO fix bill in...

A coalition of Democrats and Republicans in the Minnesota Senate voted to approve the “SRO fix” bill on Monday. But HF3489 came nine votes short of...

Democrats introduce bill to eliminate mandatory minimums for gun crimes

Two left-wing Democrats have introduced legislation to eliminate mandatory minimum prison sentences for crimes in which firearms were brandished, displayed, used to threaten, or...

Eight Democrats vote against school resource officer fix in Minnesota House

The Minnesota House of Representatives passed the heavily publicized “SRO fix” bill by a near unanimous vote on Monday afternoon. After weeks of negotiations between legislators, law...

Proposal to fix law on school resource officers stalls in Minnesota...

A proposed fix to a 2023 law that many law enforcement industry leaders across Minnesota say has created legal ambiguities for school resource officers on whether they...

Republicans run into DFL roadblock in attempt to fast-track passage of...

Republicans in the Minnesota House of Representatives wasted no time in the opening moments of the 2024 legislative session in attempting to fast-track passage of a seemingly bipartisan proposal to...

House set to take up bill on first day of session...

One of the first items that Democrats and Republicans in the Minnesota House of Representatives will take up as the 2024 legislative session begins...

Federal judge halts Minnesota DFL’s ‘unconstitutional’ campaign finance law

A federal district judge in St. Paul on Wednesday put the brakes on a campaign finance law set to take effect next month that would bar...

DFLer carrying ranked choice voting bill ‘confident’ he’ll get GOP support,...

A Democrat lawmaker carrying a bill that would make Minnesota only the third state in the nation to adopt statewide ranked choice voting in its elections said...

House DFLers line up to support ranked choice voting bill

Despite the fact that few people attended a ranked choice voting press conference at the Minnesota Capitol on Thursday, DFL legislators and paid RCV advocates...