Jennifer Brooks

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

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Dayton says he'd sign off on Sunday liquor sales

The governor won’t push for Sunday liquor sales, but he says he will sign bill if Legislature acts to lift...

Updated: December 28, 2013, - 12:05 AM

Dec. 13: Dayton defends MNsure chief’s vacation decision

But critics claim April Todd-Malmlov shouldn’t have taken a two-week vacation while the health insurance exchange was still ailing.

Updated: December 17, 2013, - 07:26 PM

GOP rivals after Bachman's seat find common ground

Three Republican rivals to succeed outgoing U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann found small room for debate.

Updated: December 16, 2013, - 04:37 AM

Dec. 12: Dayton frets over MNsure glitches

Governor says it’s “past the point” where insurance website’s problems should’ve resolved.

Updated: December 12, 2013, - 05:28 AM

Dec. 10: U students take their crime fears to Senate hearing

University and law enforcement officials say they hear the concerns about the spate of recent crimes on or near the Minneapolis campus.

Updated: December 10, 2013, - 10:31 PM

Minnesota Capitol has a lot of halls to deck this holiday season

The State Capitol has a lot of halls to deck this holiday season.Thanksgiving is over and the Capitol menorah has...

Updated: November 30, 2013, - 04:14 PM

Minnesota won't pardon turkeys for Thanksgiving

This turkey’s final destination will be a Salvation Army kitchen to provide a holiday meal. His brothers got luckier: They’ll be pardoned at the White House.

Updated: November 26, 2013, - 05:40 AM

$90 million for new Minnesota Senate building draws fire

Plans for a controversial new Minnesota Senate building that would include a reflecting pool, skylights and a fitness center drew a cool response from Gov. Mark Dayton.

Updated: November 20, 2013, - 11:38 PM

Minnesota property-tax savings are less of sure thing in 2014

New state info shows what increases are in the works.

Updated: November 12, 2013, - 09:34 PM

Food stamp demand rises in Minnesota as budget shrinks

Republicans, concerned that the program has become far too expansive, are pushing for $40 billion in cuts to SNAP.

Updated: October 28, 2013, - 10:11 PM

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