Dayton's plan would not completely repay the state's debt to public school districts until 2017.
Updated: February 14, 2013, - 07:42 PM
Legislators getting behind effort to increase state's base wage.
Updated: February 14, 2013, - 12:36 PM
A House hearing shows how legislators feel the need to make smoking more expensive.
Updated: February 07, 2013, - 09:35 PM
Spending by groups for and against constitutional questions totaled nearly $23 million.
Updated: February 01, 2013, - 10:18 PM
Though no clear challenger has emerged for his 2014 re-election bid, the state GOP expects to land a "very high-quality" challenger.
Updated: January 31, 2013, - 10:38 PM
When he ran for governor, he opposed expanding the sales tax. The governor has started a battle that will define his political career
Updated: January 25, 2013, - 06:44 AM
High-wage earners would pay $1 billion more in income taxes, all Minnesotans would pay sales tax on pricier clothing and homeowners would see $500 yearly rebates under Gov. Mark Dayton's budget proposal.
Updated: January 23, 2013, - 05:40 AM
Violent offenders would have harder time regaining gun rights.
Updated: January 18, 2013, - 05:43 AM
Just two days into a new legislative session, bipartisanship took a hit as the Senate DFL majority voted to cut the pay of some Republican staffers.
Updated: January 10, 2013, - 09:06 PM