A compromise on visas helped ensure passage, which would help Minnesota firms sell more to the world's ninth-largest economy.
Updated: November 16, 2012, - 11:43 PM
The message is that "they're fed up with inaction" by elected officials to solve the problem.
Updated: November 13, 2012, - 08:35 PM
Minnesota's congressional delegation reflects the deep party differences on forging a plan to avoid a year-end spike in tax rates.
Updated: November 11, 2012, - 06:54 AM
Amid clashing ideas for fixing the federal budget, one idea has been mostly off-limits: higher corporate taxes.
Updated: November 03, 2012, - 04:32 PM
Workers in contract disputes are more often told to stay home.
Updated: October 28, 2012, - 10:32 PM
State officials worry that roughly one in seven students who borrowed federally backed money to attend public two-year colleges are behind on loan payments.
Updated: October 22, 2012, - 12:22 PM
As the wind production tax credit is set to expire, skeptics argue that it can't compete with fossil fuels, even with government help.
Updated: October 19, 2012, - 11:32 PM
Cargill has started rating ocean-going ships for fuel efficiency, and it has pledged to avoid vessels that get the lowest scores.
Updated: October 14, 2012, - 07:23 PM
Government report said customers don't know how location data is being used and shared by companies.
Updated: October 10, 2012, - 10:45 PM