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DFL lawmaker pleads guilty to driving drunk

A Minnesota Democrat pleaded guilty to driving drunk and is now on probation for one year. Rep. Tou Xiong, DFL-Maplewood, was arrested in January for...

DFL bills call for ethnic studies, ‘climate justice’ education in all...

Proposed legislation in the Minnesota House of Representatives would require ethnic studies and "climate justice" education in all schools. State House Democrats introduced two bills...

Bill in Minnesota House seeks to ban protests outside people’s homes

Republican Rep. Pat Garofalo has introduced a bill in the Minnesota House to ban protests outside of people's homes. The bill, HF 771, would make...

Bill allows child care centers to deny children whose parents ‘conscientiously’...

A bill in the Minnesota House of Representatives would, if it became law, allow child care centers and providers to deny children whose parents...

Another Minnesota Democrat admits to driving drunk 

A Democrat from Maplewood was arrested Jan. 8 for driving drunk, exactly one month after Hennepin County Sheriff Dave Hutchinson drunkenly crashed his county-owned...

Tim Miller joins growing list of legislators not seeking reelection 

State Rep. Tim Miller announced Monday that he won’t seek reelection in November, becoming the 12th state legislator to announce plans for retirement. According to...

Minnesota Democrats want to raise the gas tax amid soaring prices

Despite the high cost of fuel, Minnesota Democrats are angling to increase the gas tax in an effort to lower carbon emissions and blunt...

John Thompson expelled from House DFL 

Minnesota House Democrats voted to expel Rep. John Thompson from their caucus at a closed-door meeting Tuesday night, according to a statement. House Speaker Melissa...

Democrat John Thompson faces ethics complaint for ‘destructive’ behavior 

State Rep. John Thompson was hit with an ethics complaint for his “destructive” behavior in the Minnesota House amid mounting questions about his place...

Conservative group pulls endorsements of reps involved in Mortensen’s ouster 

A national conservative organization has pulled its endorsements of two Minnesota lawmakers for their involvement in Rep. Erik Mortensen’s departure from the New House...