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Dems kill amendment to prevent sex offenders from living near daycares

Minnesota Democrats stripped an amendment from an omnibus public safety bill that would have made it harder for sex offenders to live near daycare...

Two swing district DFLers silent no more on support for pair...

UPDATE: The conference committee report for SF2909, including the two gun control provisions, passed the Senate late Friday in a 34-33 party-line vote.  Minnesota DFLers...

Dems scoff at paid family leave proposal’s impact on small businesses

There was no disagreement among DFLers and Republicans on the Senate floor Monday over whether Minnesota workers across all industries want and need expanded...

Fact check: Is Judy Seeberger a moderate? 

First-term Minnesota Sen. Judy Seeberger was criticized on Twitter Sunday when she described herself as a “moderate” who wishes her party would pass more...

Senate DFLers vote to abandon Electoral College for national popular vote

DFLers in the Minnesota House and Senate voted this month to transform American presidential elections by abandoning the Electoral College. The Senate voted along party...

Bill to legalize marijuana clears Minnesota Senate 

A bill to legalize recreational marijuana has now cleared both chambers of the Minnesota Legislature. The Minnesota Senate passed the bill in a 34-33 party-line...

Amendment to ‘trans refuge’ bill fails amid GOP absences

Does a “trans refuge” bill that passed in the Minnesota Senate on Friday contain language that could unintentionally drag Minnesota families into child protection...

Dems object to academic video of trans surgery, file ethics complaint

A Democratic state senator filed an ethics complaint this week against one of her Republican colleagues who shared a link to video of gender-transition...

Senate passes three controversial bills, including ‘trans refuge’ legislation

A few hundred people filled the halls outside of the Minnesota Senate chambers Friday morning both in support of and opposition to three polarizing...

Senate debates bill that would reduce prison sentences for violent offenders

The DFL-controlled Minnesota Senate is expected to pass an omnibus public safety bill Friday that Republicans say would dramatically reduce prison sentences for certain...