Rachel Stassen-Berger

Reporter | State politics
Phone: 651-925-5046
Rachel E. Stassen-Berger covers state government and politics at the State Capitol in St. Paul.

Recent content from Rachel Stassen-Berger

Dayton lobbies legislators for same-sex marriage

Pressure comes ahead of House and Senate votes, expected soon.

Updated: May 01, 2013, - 08:56 PM

Gov. Mark Dayton says forum crowd in Shakopee was ‘juvenile’

“I’ve been all over the state and I’ve never had people behave this rudely,” he said.

Updated: May 01, 2013, - 05:42 AM

Next goal for Minnesota insurance exchange: Awareness

The state is moving ahead with online insurance marketplace and a campaign to spread the word.

Updated: April 30, 2013, - 09:22 PM

Minnesota House panel OKs minimum wage hike

House proposal would lift minimum wage, make overtime and family leave easier to get.

Updated: April 29, 2013, - 10:03 PM

Dayton draws line on scope of tax hikes in Minnesota

The governor says he will reject any plan that raises overall taxes on the middle class.

Updated: April 29, 2013, - 06:08 AM

Republican Honour enters governor’s race

Businessman says state is headed in wrong direction.

Updated: April 24, 2013, - 10:37 PM

First-term Minnesota House Speaker Paul Thissen no schmoozer

In first term as House speaker, Thissen tackles challenges with a fact-based style.

Updated: April 24, 2013, - 09:30 PM

Hotdish Politics: Dayton campaign repays state for political use of resources

Over the past year, Gov. Mark Dayton’s re-election campaign has repaid Minnesota $4,700 for his political use of state resources.The...

Updated: April 21, 2013, - 08:32 AM

Senate: Time to raise pay for Minnesota's lawmakers

Legislative pay would go up 35 percent by 2016 under proposal.

Updated: April 16, 2013, - 05:30 AM

Rep. Bachmann says claims of impropriety about her 2012 campaign 'not true'

Addressing the legal and ethical questions swirling about her 2012 campaign personally for the first time, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann...

Updated: April 09, 2013, - 09:08 PM

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