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Democratic-controlled Minnesota House to stay mostly virtual throughout 2022

The Minnesota House of Representatives, controlled by Democrats, will remain mostly remote throughout the 2022 session. Many of these same House Democrats, however, have been...

Officer morale at all-time low, Minnesota lawmakers hear 

Police officers are hesitant to do their jobs as morale has hit an all-time low, law enforcement officials told a Minnesota Senate committee Thursday. Sen....

Walz snaps when asked about GOP priorities: ‘None of those things...

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz snapped at reporters Friday when he was asked about Republican priorities for a special session that has been in the...

Minnesota owes feds $1.1 billion for unemployment benefits

(The Center Square) — Minnesota owes the federal government more than $1 billion to cover the state’s unemployment trust fund deficit, but it’s unclear...

Minnesota Democrats announce formation of so-called Reproductive Freedom Caucus

A group of Democratic lawmakers in the Minnesota Legislature have announced the formation of the so-called Reproductive Freedom Caucus. Both Minnesota state senators and representatives...

John Thompson court documents list address outside his district

Minnesota Rep. John Thompson may not live in the district that elected him, according to documents related to his ongoing criminal case. Thompson is in...

Senator demands answers from secretary of state on John Thompson’s residency

A Minnesota state senator wants Secretary of State Steve Simon to explain how — or if — his office verified Rep. John Thompson’s residency...

Minnesota reports $2.6 billion surplus

(The Center Square) — Minnesota has net general fund receipts in fiscal year 2021 of $26.5 billion, the Department of Management and Budget (MMB)...

Legislature revokes Walz’s emergency powers

After more than 450 long days, Gov. Tim Walz’s COVID-19 peacetime emergency will come to an end Thursday. The House and Senate voted early Wednesday...

GOP celebrates education budget that includes no school choice, zero protections...

Republicans are celebrating a two-year education budget agreement that includes zero school-choice policies and does nothing to protect girls’ sports from the transgender craze...