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
A couple celebrated in the Capitol rotunda shortly after the marriage amendment was approved.
Updated: May 14, 2013, - 11:59 AM
The 37-30 vote came after a failed, last-ditch attempt by opponents to scuttle the measure. Only one Republican, Sen. Branden Petersen, joined a majority of DFL legislators.
Updated: May 14, 2013, - 09:59 AM
Residents share widely divergent views on House vote.
Updated: May 11, 2013, - 11:26 AM
Would change process in event of tragedy and expand absentee voting.
Updated: May 08, 2013, - 07:49 PM