A group says that updates to Minnesota's registration system are lacking and that '08 vote totals exceed voters in the system by 406,000.
Updated: May 28, 2009, - 09:17 PM
Working to a truly bitter end, the Minnesota Legislature adjourned at midnight Monday, following a final gesture of defiance toward Gov. Tim Pawlenty, as the DFL-led House and Senate passed a massive $2.7 billion bill that would wipe out the state's deficit through a $1 billion tax increase and a one-time shift.
Updated: May 19, 2009, - 07:28 AM
In a closed-door meeting with top legislators on Saturday morning, Gov. Tim Pawlenty offered to slice another $1.2 billion from the state spending and adopt a $1.8 billion accounting shift proposed by the House as a way to close the state's budget gap and end the session on time.
Updated: May 16, 2009, - 06:51 PM
Gov. Tim Pawlenty won't raise taxes or fees and DFL leaders refuse to borrow to deal with a $4.6 billion budget deficit. The Legislature has a May 18 deadline to adjourn.
Updated: May 13, 2009, - 07:42 AM
As DFL lawmakers prepare for a possible special session, Pawlenty's offer to meet them halfway after his veto of their bill gets no takers.
Updated: May 12, 2009, - 12:13 PM
In what he said was "the spirit of compromise," Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Monday put out his own alternative to a $1 billion tax increase he's vetoed that would balance the state's budget and close out the session.
Updated: May 11, 2009, - 04:51 PM
As the May 18 adjournment of an exceptionally tense, high-stakes session looms, the DFLers who control the Minnesota House and Senate will try this week to mount a counteroffensive against the governor.
Updated: May 11, 2009, - 05:46 AM
The proposal won House and Senate approval, but Pawlenty vowed to reject it quickly.
Updated: May 09, 2009, - 08:13 AM
Republicans responded to the work-in-progress bill with harsh criticism.
Updated: May 07, 2009, - 10:57 PM