Gov. Mark Dayton signed a wide-ranging school funding bill that includes money to provide all-day kindergarten starting in fall 2014.
Updated: May 22, 2013, - 08:54 PM
The two parties saw it as either “progress” or “overreach.”
Updated: May 21, 2013, - 11:20 PM
Child-care vote comes as union power declines in most states.
Updated: May 20, 2013, - 10:10 PM
Working through the night has left legislators and aides bleary-eyed.
Updated: May 19, 2013, - 11:36 PM
The Legislature’s final testy days became a battle on the most sweeping union expansion in Minnesota in recent history. Vocal...
Updated: May 19, 2013, - 12:30 AM
Higher cigarette tax, closed loophole for businesses would make up for e-gambling shortfall.
Updated: May 17, 2013, - 08:53 AM
All-night debate yields passage, but also political ammunition.
Updated: May 15, 2013, - 10:10 PM
The fight over unionizing in-home child-care providers kept the Minnesota Senate up through the night, as supporters and opponents debated whether the small, private businesses should have a right to vote on unionization. The measure was approved on a 35-32 vote.
Updated: May 15, 2013, - 09:44 AM
With six days left, Senate leaders call sports memorabilia tax a no-go.
Updated: May 14, 2013, - 10:47 PM