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

Gov. Dayton: Farm equipment sales tax was a ‘very bad mistake’

Gov. Mark Dayton said he supports repealing a new farm equipment tax during a brief special session next month that he previously insisted would be limited to storm relief.

Updated: August 08, 2013, - 09:18 PM

Minnesota group that pushed for voter ID pleads for cash

The nonprofit group that led last year’s failed voter ID constitutional amendment sent out a dire fundraising plea Tuesday, warning...

Updated: August 06, 2013, - 09:21 PM

Brodkorb attorney withdraws from case in wake of list's release

Phil Villaume withdrew after a list of legislators who allegedly had affairs was inadvertently made public.

Updated: August 01, 2013, - 09:01 PM

Dayton set to leave on another mystery jobs trip

Gov. Dayton implores reporters to protect secrecy of his efforts to win new jobs for Minnesota.

Updated: July 31, 2013, - 08:51 AM

Hot Dish Politics: Political refund program returns

Hey, Minnesotans, “can you spare $50 for a few weeks?” House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt asked.His pitch, on a mailing...

Updated: July 27, 2013, - 05:33 PM

Secrecy is Job 1 on this jobs trip by Gov. Mark Dayton

Dayton is off to parts unknown on a quest to bring jobs here. One former official said confidentiality is often needed to get “an at-bat” with a company.

Updated: July 25, 2013, - 09:27 AM

List surfaces of lawmakers who Brodkorb believes had affairs

Names of legislators who the fired Senate employee claims had affairs were on a legal document posted briefly on a...

Updated: July 12, 2013, - 12:12 PM

Minnesota DFL Rep. Ryan Winkler's 'Uncle Thomas' tweet ripped

State Rep. Ryan Winkler apologizes for bashing Clarence Thomas.

Updated: June 25, 2013, - 10:28 PM

Mills Fleet Farm executive to vie for Congress

Stewart Mills III won Internet fame for a video he released in January defending gun rights.

Updated: June 25, 2013, - 07:23 PM

Gay marriage support costs Republican Sen. Branden Petersen

State Sen. Branden Petersen’s district Republican executive board passed a vote of no confidence in him.

Updated: June 25, 2013, - 08:38 AM

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