Vikings fans decked out in purple and gold roamed Minnesota's Capitol on Saturday hoping to see the state House vote on a $1 billion stadium bill, but it was delayed even as the planned end of the legislative session drew closer and despite an urgent plea from stadium supporter Gov. Mark Dayton.
Updated: April 28, 2012, - 08:19 PM
Two more Democrats moved Thursday to challenge U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, adding to a suddenly crowded field interested in trying to unseat the state's highest-profile Republican.
Updated: March 22, 2012, - 05:23 PM
The Senate State Government Committee's 8-5 vote against the "racino" proposal united Republicans and Democrats in opposition.
Updated: March 19, 2012, - 08:07 PM
At least half a dozen plans respond to the dysfunction of 2011.
Updated: March 07, 2012, - 11:01 PM
Minnesota lawmakers, stung by the embarrassment of last summer's state government shutdown, are pushing numerous bills that would make future debacles of a similar nature less noticeable to the public.
Updated: March 06, 2012, - 02:53 PM
Why do people support it? What do opponents argue? Read on to find the answers to these and other questions.
Updated: March 03, 2012, - 07:20 PM
He called the measures 'extreme,' but Republicans bemoaned rancor.
Updated: February 10, 2012, - 09:24 PM
The warm, brown winter that has disappointed snow lovers in much of the U.S. has put more green in the pockets of state and local governments that had their budgets busted last year by the high cost of keeping streets and highways clear.
Updated: January 11, 2012, - 04:48 PM
Minnesota daycare providers who are not eligible to vote in an upcoming unionization election say they would still be affected by agreements reached between a new union and the state, and should be given a vote.
Updated: November 21, 2011, - 12:39 PM