Baird Helgeson

Reporter | Politics and government
Phone: 651-925-5044
Baird Helgeson covers all aspects of Minnesota politics, the state budget, the administration and state agencies.

Recent content from Baird Helgeson

Candidates divorce themselves from marriage fight

Many legislative hopefuls steer clear of strong stands on proposed amendment also on the ballot.

Updated: October 01, 2012, - 06:25 AM

Minnesota Poll: Marriage vote splits state in two

While amendment is a dead heat, civil unions drawing strong support.

Updated: September 26, 2012, - 01:06 PM

Both sides in marriage fight appeal to faithful

As final campaign push begins, foes target Catholics with TV ad and archbishop speaks out at Capitol.

Updated: September 19, 2012, - 08:06 AM

Young, old divide over Minnesota's marriage amendment

 Age is a defining factor in who supports marriage amendment.

Updated: September 17, 2012, - 05:33 AM

Minnesota tax receipts come in strong

The state's August collections beat projections in all major areas.

Updated: September 10, 2012, - 09:48 PM

Judge orders Senate, Brodkorb to negotiate

Senate, Brodkorb are told to negotiate an agreement.

Updated: September 06, 2012, - 10:11 PM

Court quashes part of Minn.'s campaign finance law

U.S. Appeals Court ruling sends the case back to a lower court.

Updated: September 06, 2012, - 09:50 AM

Romney has work to do with Ron Paul believers

TAMPA, FLA. - Despite calls for unity, Minnesota's Ron Paul delegates to the Republican National Convention do not appear immediately ready to throw their arms around GOP nominee Mitt Romney.

Updated: September 01, 2012, - 07:12 PM

Romney accepts nomination, promises 'jobs, lots of jobs'

Mitt Romney, facing an enormous job in uniting the Republican party, reintroduces himself.

Updated: August 31, 2012, - 09:31 AM

Pawlenty does his part with blistering barbs

Former governor made pitch for the GOP ticket that passed him by.

Updated: August 29, 2012, - 11:14 PM

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