Patrick Condon

Reporter | Politics and government
Phone: 612-655-7312
Patrick Condon covers all aspects of Minnesota politics, the state budget, the administration and state agencies.

Recent content from Patrick Condon

House offers nearly $1 billion in state building projects

Despite high-profile building plans, sponsor sees bill falling short.

Updated: April 02, 2014, - 08:33 AM

March 28: Business, union agree: Don't let voters decide

Businesses, unions oppose move to put it on state ballot.

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 11:55 PM

March 27: State Senate leader: Let voters decide

Senate majority leader wants voters to decide if an increase in the state’s minimum wage would be tied to inflation.

Updated: March 27, 2014, - 11:30 PM

Dayton's proposed compromise on medical marijuana rejected by activists

Dayton’s proposal for funding Mayo research doesn’t go far enough for advocates.

Updated: March 25, 2014, - 09:30 PM

Proposed ban on indoor smoking of e-cigarettes to get vote by full Minnesota Senate

The growing popularity of electronic cigarettes could be curbed by state regulations that would treat them the same as tobacco...

Updated: March 24, 2014, - 11:00 PM

Dayton signs $444M in tax relief; more than a million to see breaks

Bill also bolsters rainy day fund, kills some business taxes

Updated: March 22, 2014, - 06:02 AM

Dayton calls for state-funded Mayo Clinic research into medical marijuana

Dayton proposed that the state fund Mayo trials of medications for children with severe epilepsy.

Updated: March 21, 2014, - 11:09 PM

Repeal of Minnesota's Sunday liquor ban unlikely this year

Sen. Roger Reinert, the Duluth Democrat pushing to end the Sunday prohibition, said Wednesday that he lacks enough votes to get a full repeal of the ban out of a key Senate committee. The proposal also lacks sufficient support to pass the House.

Updated: March 19, 2014, - 09:30 PM

Gov. Mark Dayton makes a sudden shift on medical marijuana

After meeting with medical marijuana advocates, Dayton said he would direct his top commissioners and staffers to see if some compromise could be reached in the remaining two months of the legislative session.

Updated: March 14, 2014, - 08:43 AM

Minneapolis' gay seniors find safe haven in Spirit on Lake housing

Only the second building of its kind in the United States, Spirit on Lake's backers say it fills a growing need for a generation of openly gay people now reaching their twilight years.

Updated: January 02, 2014, - 07:03 AM

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