The DFL-controlled Legislature will weigh a range of gun-control bills this session. The National Rifle Association says numbers are on its side.
Updated: February 04, 2013, - 12:00 PM
Legislators next week will debate bills to expand background checks and to ban some assault weapons and large-capacity clips.
Updated: February 01, 2013, - 12:22 AM
A small government unit aimed at helping schools avoid violence disappeared when federal funds ended, but would be given new life in Gov. Dayton's budget proposal.
Updated: January 26, 2013, - 06:02 PM
High-wage earners would pay $1 billion more in income taxes, all Minnesotans would pay sales tax on pricier clothing and homeowners would see $500 yearly rebates under Gov. Mark Dayton's budget proposal.
Updated: January 23, 2013, - 05:40 AM
Attempt to revise social studies standards sets off political fight.
Updated: January 22, 2013, - 10:06 PM
Violent offenders would have harder time regaining gun rights.
Updated: January 18, 2013, - 05:43 AM
New DFL leaders laid out agenda to start new era at State Capitol.
Updated: January 09, 2013, - 09:51 AM
Republicans vow to draw stark lines with DFL on budget, marriage.
Updated: January 06, 2013, - 10:44 PM
Gun-rights and gun-control groups remain as far apart as ever.
Updated: December 31, 2012, - 08:22 PM