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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...

New House GOP ousts Erik Mortensen from caucus 

State Rep. Erik Mortensen was removed from the New House Republican Caucus this week, apparently because of his criticism of the "RINOs in St....

Walz, Legislature reach budget agreement, will go into ‘overtime’ in June...

(The Center Square) — More than a week after their initial deadline, Minnesota legislative leaders announced Monday a bipartisan budget agreement on a $52...

Jensen: GOP leaders use principles as bargaining chips in 11th-hour deals

It is silly season in St. Paul. It’s that time of year when Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka goes behind closed doors with Gov. Tim...

Commentary: What is the politician’s ‘fair share’ of someone’s income?

Even with a forecast budget surplus of $1.6 billion for the 2022-2023 biennium and $4.6 billion coming from the federal government in the latest...