Courts shredded restrictions on giving, and now big-dollar donors are free to give as much as they want to Minnesota’s parties and political action committees ahead of this year's elections.
Updated: May 24, 2014, - 11:10 PM
First report of doctor payments offers insights into care patterns.
Updated: April 10, 2014, - 10:30 AM
Most Minnesota schools still have a lot of work to do to cut the disparity between white and minority students’ proficiency in reading and math in half by 2017, according to new data released by the state Department of Education.
Updated: February 11, 2014, - 10:07 PM
Some House members who voted in favor of Minnesota’s marriage equality law have at least doubled the cash they raised...
Updated: February 03, 2014, - 10:24 AM
The Star Tribune's analysis turned up $20 million in problems. Regulators found an additional $6 million in an extra year of digging.
Updated: January 08, 2014, - 09:55 AM
More than half of $53 million spent in state in recent years came from just three dozen sources. Among the DFL heavyweights are Alida Messinger, above.
Updated: December 30, 2013, - 03:32 PM
Legislators demand donation records be made accurate and transparent.
Updated: December 16, 2013, - 10:58 PM
At least 35 inmates have committed suicide in Minnesota’s county jails since 2000 — nearly a third of them with known psychiatric problems. Another 27 inmates killed themselves in state prisons.
Updated: November 23, 2013, - 03:11 PM
Database errors worth as much as $20 million over past decade make it difficult to track flow of donations.
Updated: November 09, 2013, - 10:42 PM