Fresh off the victory that gave Republicans the House majority in 2010, veteran Rep. Tom Hackbarth was named chairman of an influential House committee dealing with environment, energy and national resources issues.
Updated: May 26, 2012, - 11:40 PM
I-35W bridge consultant is seeking Southwest Corridor contract. Noting concerns, governor said he will consider URS' experience.
Updated: May 22, 2012, - 10:42 PM
Some had hoped he'd sign bill as thanks for GOP stadium support.
Updated: May 15, 2012, - 08:01 AM
On the day after securing a new stadium, Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said it was "Monday-morning quarterbacking" to say whether he would have sold or moved the team had the project not been approved.
Updated: May 12, 2012, - 01:03 AM
The bill now goes to a House-Senate conference committee today to resolve differences.
Updated: May 09, 2012, - 10:52 AM
The approval came after a day of high drama and a weekend of intense lobbying. But the amended plan changes the funding amounts, seeking more from the Vikings.
Updated: May 08, 2012, - 10:59 AM
Deal to put Vikings' new home in Minneapolis makes taxpayers responsible for operating overruns, more.
Updated: May 07, 2012, - 04:42 PM
With the legislative session in its final days, DFL Gov. Mark Dayton and GOP legislators dug in their heels over taxes and a bonding bill.
Updated: May 07, 2012, - 01:10 PM
They want sole rights to a team that would play in their new stadium.
Updated: May 05, 2012, - 01:27 AM