Jennifer Brooks

Reporter | Politics and government
Phone: 651-925-5049
Jennifer Brooks covers politics for the Star Tribune.

Recent content from Jennifer Brooks

House gun-control bill focuses on background checks

However, the bill deliberately ignored assault-weapons bans and ammunition clip sizes. One foe said it makes no difference. It’s DOA.

Updated: February 28, 2013, - 10:59 PM

Rochester ponders $6 billion Mayo expansion

The world-renowned clinic has a grand plan – requiring $585 million from the state, to make its city a destination.

Updated: February 24, 2013, - 02:09 PM

Medicaid expansion passes Senate, goes to Dayton

Health care coverage would begin in January for tens of thousands as state opts in to subsidized federal plan.

Updated: February 14, 2013, - 09:05 PM

House passes bill to move thousands of Minnesotans onto Medicaid

The House passed a bill to move thousands of adults onto Medicaid, saving the state millions.

Updated: February 11, 2013, - 11:28 PM

Gov. Dayton delivers up a broadside on state budget

He used his State of the State address to tell his critics to get constructive or get out of the way.

Updated: February 07, 2013, - 09:11 AM

Sunday liquor sales debate on tap again in Minnesota Legislature

Backers are persistent, if not especially effective in rallying votes.

Updated: February 04, 2013, - 10:00 PM

Keeping patients healthy will pay under new Medicaid model

State to test new Medicaid payment model for doctors.

Updated: February 01, 2013, - 08:32 PM

State working on adding 145,000 to Medicaid rolls

Providers express concerns about costs and services.

Updated: January 30, 2013, - 10:11 PM

What's to like, what's not to like in Dayton's budget?

Delight, disdain greet Dayton's plan.

Updated: January 23, 2013, - 12:23 AM

Minn. legislators aim to close book on foreclosure horror stories

Minnesota House bill would put checks on foreclosure process.

Updated: January 16, 2013, - 09:38 PM

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