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Democrats fail to get tax increase in bill agreement

(The Center Square) — Minnesota lawmakers reached a bipartisan deal on a $944 million tax bill, Senate Tax Committee Chair Carla Nelson, R-Rochester, announced on...

Gov. Walz calls special session Monday to extend emergency powers

Gov. Tim Walz announced Wednesday a special session will take place Monday, Oct. 12, during which he intends to extend his peacetime emergency declaration...

Walz Calls Another Special Session, Says He Will Extend COVID-19 Emergency...

Gov. Tim Walz said he plans to extend his COVID-19 peacetime emergency declaration for another 30 days when lawmakers return to St. Paul Monday...

$27 Million Broadband Internet Funding Bill Unanimously Passed by the Senate

Citing the need for internet access in modern society, especially during a pandemic, the Minnesota Senate was able to pass a bill during a...

Are Legislators Really Done for the Year?

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- It took more than 72 hours for legislators to work through a special session that started 12:01 a.m. Tuesday morning....

Legislators Go Missing, Others Protest Governor During Special Session

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Session ended constitutionally on Monday at midnight, yet, lawmakers are still hunkered down for a special session at the Capitol...

No MN Legislature Special Session Agreement Reached

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton (DFL) and House Speaker Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) meet for final contentious special session agenda negotiations; fail to reach agreement. St. Paul,...

“Special Session? Why Not Just Wait,” Asks New Radio Ad

Woodbury, MN - Action 4 Liberty, a Minnesota-based political non-profit that promotes free markets, limited government and fiscal responsibility, will be running radio ads...

MN GOP-DFL Leadership Discussing Special Session During Trip to Caribbean

St. Paul, Minnesota - While Minnesotans worry about skyrocketing MnSure insurance premiums and shiver while slogging through the nose-hair freezing cold during the latest...

Special Session Possible; Will MN See a Tax Break by Christmas?

St. Paul, MN  Governor Dayton and Minnesota lawmakers are negotiating a legislative special session to take place on Dec. 20, 2016.  The special session...