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Bipartisan committee votes unanimously to investigate DFL senator’s role in voter...

A Senate ethics subcommittee made up of an equal number of conservatives and liberals voted unanimously to issue subpoenas and proceed with an investigation...

New contradictions revealed in ethics hearing about Democratic senator

New discrepancies were revealed during an ethics hearing Wednesday centered around Democratic Sen. Omar Fateh. Fateh is under investigation by a Minnesota Senate ethics subcommittee...

Restaurant owner who defied Walz shutdown to run for Senate 

A business owner who made national headlines when she refused to comply with Gov. Tim Walz’s COVID-19 executive orders announced this week that she...

Democratic senator faces ethics complaint for attempting to enrich friendly nonprofit

Minnesota Senate Republicans have filed an ethics complaint against a Democratic colleague over a bill to enrich a nonprofit that endorsed his candidacy. Seven GOP...

‘Complete failure’: Senate education bill takes aim at Minnesota’s dismal reading...

The Minnesota Senate on Tuesday approved an education omnibus bill aimed at improving Minnesota’s extremely low reading proficiency across all grade levels. The legislation hopes...

Minnesota Senate passes public safety package

The Minnesota Senate soundly passed a comprehensive Republican public safety bill with a 48-19 vote Monday. "This bill will provide the necessary resources to support...

Senate passes largest permanent tax cut in Minnesota state history

The Minnesota Senate passed what Republicans are calling the largest permanent tax cut in state history on Thursday. SF 3692, passed in a bipartisan 42-24...

A handful of GOP incumbents lose endorsements to outsider candidates 

At least two incumbent Republicans in the Minnesota Legislature have lost their endorsement battles to outsider candidates. Bret Bussman defeated Sen. Paul Utke for the...

Senate DFL pitches $500 million public safety plan

(The Center Square) — Senate DFL members pitched a $500 million public safety plan to reduce crime by boosting spending on law enforcement, the...

Senate looks to create database of judges’ sentencing histories

Proposed legislation in the Minnesota Senate would establish a searchable public database on criminal sentences, if passed and signed into law. The chief author of...