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

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

April 8: Fairview/Sanford merger meets with wide dissent in Legislature

Bills would put moratorium on out-of-state suitors, blocking the Sanford Health bid for Fairview.

Updated: April 08, 2013, - 09:59 PM

Minnesota Republican Party elects a new chair

Denouncing the rise of factions, newly elected leader vows to revive a debt-burdened party that has lost clout in the...

Updated: April 06, 2013, - 08:58 PM

Minnesota pension funds turn to state for help

Plans to prop up firefighter, police and teacher funds could cost $36 million a year.

Updated: April 03, 2013, - 10:48 AM

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