Young, old, liberals, Tea Partiers and those in the center showed up to hear what the president had to say.
Updated: August 15, 2011, - 09:30 PM
For that they can thank a veteran chiropractor who is now one of the most influential state House members on health care issues: Rep. Jim Abeler, R-Anoka.
Updated: August 04, 2011, - 10:19 AM
The forestry company received millions in Legacy money to put land in conservation easements but now wants its taxes reduced.
Updated: July 30, 2011, - 10:42 PM
The budget deal that ended the state government shutdown is also single-handedly reigniting what will be at least a 16-month, rough-and-tumble rematch in the bitter partisan battle over taxing and spending.
Updated: July 28, 2011, - 08:23 PM
When laid-off government workers go back to their jobs Thursday, they immediately will deal with the effects of what's in the budget and borrowing bills signed into law.
Updated: July 21, 2011, - 07:33 AM
Lawmakers worked through the night to pass budget bills and set the stage for ending the state shutdown. Dayton signed the bills at a 9 a.m. ceremony.
Updated: July 20, 2011, - 09:52 AM
As a deal to end the shutdown is finalized, public-access advocates are citing state open-meeting laws.
Updated: July 18, 2011, - 11:10 PM
The deal raises the revenue Dayton sought -- $1.4 billion -- but without raising taxes, which Republicans opposed. Instead, it relies primarily on more borrowing from schools and from the sale of tobacco bonds.
Updated: July 15, 2011, - 12:02 PM
Criticized by some for softening stand, he is pitching his "tax the rich" message statewide.
Updated: July 13, 2011, - 03:53 PM