Patrick Condon

Reporter | Politics and government
Phone: 651-925-5049
Patrick Condon covers all aspects of Minnesota politics, the state budget, the administration and state agencies.

Recent content from Patrick Condon

State has $1 billion budget surplus, but economic headwinds ahead

News could defuse budget fight but comes with some red flags, officials caution.

Updated: December 04, 2014, - 10:34 PM

State's voter turnout at a near 30-year low

Voter turnout in Minnesota this year fell to 50.5 percent, the lowest in a general election in the state since...

Updated: November 25, 2014, - 09:56 PM

GOP legislator seeks probe into Gruber contract on MNsure

GOP legislator wants attorney general to look at the work of economist who consulted on insurance exchange.

Updated: November 24, 2014, - 09:36 PM

Handicapping the next race for governor: the DFLers

Gov. Mark Dayton's intentions to not run for a third term are clear, giving ambitious DFLers a long lead time to start planning for 2018.

Updated: November 22, 2014, - 11:02 PM

GOP's lineup shows a rural tilt

Minnesota House Republicans, preparing to take over the majority, have unveiled a roster of 26 committees with a focus on...

Updated: November 18, 2014, - 06:00 PM

Minn. Democrats defy national wave; GOP regains Capitol hold

In his second term, Gov. Mark Dayton returns to familiar spot of sharing power with Republicans.

Updated: November 06, 2014, - 06:07 AM

Gov. Dayton: I'm willing to compromise with GOP House

DFL Gov. Mark Dayton said he's willing to compromise with the GOP House he'll face in a second term, but wondered whether "they'll jam everything up."

Updated: November 05, 2014, - 11:39 PM

From along Hwy. 55, a view of governor's race, campaign stakes

Jobs, education and taxes top personal reasons for choices made about this fragmented, nonpresidential election year.

Updated: November 02, 2014, - 11:42 AM

Dayton, Johnson make final arguments in final debate

Dayton, Johnson stick to their respective narratives in last debate ahead of the election.

Updated: November 01, 2014, - 06:58 AM

Poll: Dayton leads, but governor's race tightening

Incumbent has strong lead in cities; challenger ahead in outer metro suburbs.

Updated: October 26, 2014, - 08:23 AM

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