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Bill would require cities to store property seized from homeless encampments

A new bill in the Minnesota House would establish policies for local governments to follow when removing homeless encampments from their cities. The bill’s provisions...

John Thompson loses DFL endorsement 

Rep. John Thompson won’t have the support of the Minnesota DFL as he heads into his first reelection contest. Thompson lost the endorsement to Liz...

Minnesota one of the worst states for individual income taxes: report

A new report further confirms that Minnesotans are some of the most highly-taxed people in the United States. Tax Foundation, a politically independent nonprofit devoted...

Minnesota hasn’t done much to fight potential cases of unemployment fraud

The Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor released a report Wednesday showing how potential cases of unemployment fraud have far exceeded the amount of...

Commentary: We could end abortion in Minnesota

The 2022 legislative session began with a volley between the pro-life cause and the pro-abortion cause. To understand the great importance of what is...

House passes bill to audit Southwest light rail project

The Minnesota House voted Thursday night to authorize a special audit of the Southwest light rail project, a “billion-dollar boondoggle” that could take an...

Senate passes two bills belonging to GOP’s parental ‘bill of rights’

After a Thursday debate, the Minnesota Senate passed two bills belonging to the parental "bill of rights," a Republican-led effort to give parents a...

Legislature sees bipartisan push to prohibit online court fees

The Minnesota House is considering multiple bills that would prohibit the courts from charging the public for access to online records. The bipartisan push follows...

The struggle to recruit and retain police officers ‘all boils down...

Law enforcement experts say leadership is to blame for why police agencies are struggling to recruit and retain officers. A source told Alpha News that...

Legislators call for tax relief as projected surplus soars to $9.25...

Minnesota’s projected budget surplus swelled to $9.253 billion, up from $7.7 billion, in an updated forecast released Monday by Minnesota Management and Budget. The projected...