As Sen. Amy Koch tries to hang on to her last year in elective office, rumblings of an ethics investigation have begun.
Updated: December 20, 2011, - 06:44 AM
One Republican activist decries “our own little soap opera.” But it is only one of many problems facing the party ahead of 2012.
Updated: December 17, 2011, - 11:05 PM
A Minnesota human rights group filed a lawsuit last week to stop the state from investing pension money in Israeli construction bonds, a move that offered an interesting chance to peek inside the state's investment portfolio.
Updated: December 17, 2011, - 07:26 PM
Setting the stage for what could be a historic gubernatorial recall election, a group trying to oust Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says it has collected nearly enough signatures to force a vote on the Republican leader.
Updated: December 16, 2011, - 05:21 AM
Minnesota Republican Party Chairman Tony Sutton abruptly resigned his post on Friday, one day before a leadership meeting in which GOP activists planned to scrutinize the party's budget and its mounting debt.
Updated: December 03, 2011, - 06:50 AM
$876 million eases deficit fears but makes small dent as it must go to reserves, while schools are still owed.
Updated: December 02, 2011, - 07:37 AM
Legislators are bracing for an estimated $500 million to $1 billion in red ink when state budget officials release the November economic forecast Thursday.
Updated: November 30, 2011, - 08:59 AM
The economic effect of the 20-day government closure was a slight savings so far for taxpayers, a new report finds.
Updated: November 22, 2011, - 09:27 PM
Without a single press release or announcement, the Minnesota State Lottery is nearly a year into an experiment to get more Minnesotans to gamble online through a subscription lottery service.
Updated: November 22, 2011, - 10:24 AM