Responding to new Republican charges that DFL U.S. Senate candidate Al Franken hid income from California tax authorities for years, Franken's campaign said that his accountant is trying to sort out whether taxes are owed.
Updated: April 24, 2008, - 10:50 PM
The commission will study Minnesota's tax code that the governor says puts state businesses at a disadvantage.
Updated: April 24, 2008, - 12:09 AM
Gov. Pawlenty scaled back his plan to tap a health-care fund, proposing additional spending cuts instead.
Updated: April 21, 2008, - 10:32 PM
A park, a rail line, a nursing home and a health-care fund emerged as key bargaining points in an early budget negotiation among legislative leaders and Gov. Tim Pawlenty.
Updated: April 16, 2008, - 10:14 PM
It has been a fast-paced, bumpy ride from the beginning of the 2008 legislative session, and the hard part still lies ahead.
Updated: April 13, 2008, - 10:47 AM
The governor made a stealthy visit to the Balkan nation that declared its independence from Serbia in February.
Updated: April 12, 2008, - 11:46 PM
Supporters of an amendment to let establishments set up smoking shelters outside say bar and restaurants need help for their ailing businesses hurt by the ban. Opponents see possibility for "mischief."
Updated: April 04, 2008, - 08:27 PM
The two bills aim to erase the state's deficit but include a lot more and have drawn GOP ire.
Updated: April 04, 2008, - 01:37 PM
"I think we've got a collision course here with respect to a governor's veto," the Senate's leading Republican said. "It's unfortunate. This is not a good bill for Minnesota."
Updated: April 04, 2008, - 12:55 PM