With five minutes in the 2013 legislative session to spare before the midnight deadline, the Senate voted 36-30 to pass a $2.1 billion tax bill that ushers in higher taxes on the wealthy and smokers.
Updated: May 21, 2013, - 01:19 PM
The Legislature voted to place a constitutional amendment before voters in 2016 proposing to shift power over pay to a...
Updated: May 20, 2013, - 10:08 PM
The Minnesota Senate granted final passage to a $15.7 billion education funding bill that will give most parents access to free, all-day kindergarten beginning next year.
Updated: May 20, 2013, - 05:17 AM
Once a top priority, a hike in the minimum wage is falling off the agenda as DFL House and Senate...
Updated: May 16, 2013, - 10:00 PM
Technically against the rules but allowed under long-standing practice, Minnesota House members are casting votes for their absent colleagues.
Updated: May 15, 2013, - 10:48 PM
Updated: May 15, 2013, - 03:10 PM
With six days left, Senate leaders call sports memorabilia tax a no-go.
Updated: May 14, 2013, - 10:47 PM
No Republicans voted for the $7.75 an hour proposal, which is far short of what the House approved.
Updated: May 08, 2013, - 10:11 PM
About 350,000 low-wage workers in the state could see a raise by 2015.
Updated: May 04, 2013, - 01:07 PM