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Court-ordered mediation between Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders broke down around noon Friday, when GOP leaders said Dayton ended the session.
The state's top leaders held closed-door talks under orders from the Minnesota Supreme Court
Dayton, Paulsen, others blast apparent plan by Trump Administration to link 'reinsurance' waiver to cut in MinnesotaCare support
Dayton, GOP leaders staying mum about mediation sessions, as taxpayer-funded legal bills keep growing.
Court filings provide a rare glimpse into expenses.
GOP report says Senate will run out of funds by December, House by February. The update may add urgency to court-ordered mediation the governor and lawmakers begin this week.
Both sides filed new arguments as the Minnesota Supreme Court considers constitutional clash.
The governor and lawmakers jointly selected Rick Solum, a former trial lawyer and judge who has long focused on mediation.
A few consider major bid in party that historically chooses male candidates.
The Minnesota Supreme Court has found that Gov. Mark Dayton's line-item veto of legislative funding was constitutional -- but said an ongoing dispute between the DFL governor and Republican-led Legislature will take more work to be resolved.
Some state lawmakers are championing a new goal: generating 50 percent of the state's energy from renewable sources by 2030.
Six weeks into the new computer system, some Minnesotans looking to renew tabs, get license plates or transfer titles still are facing delays.
Major Gen. Jon Jensen, with long background in National Guard, will serve seven-year term as Minn. adjutant general starting in November.
Justices hear balance-of-power arguments in case.
High court takes on his funding veto this week.
Commerce Department ordered to cover Safelite AutoGlass' lawsuit costs.
The new livestreaming feature begins Aug. 28, with high-profile case involving Gov. Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature.
The minimum wage will rise by 15 cents to $9.65 per hour for most businesses around the state.
Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Tina Smith are seeking applicants for an advisory group that aims to improve the lives of young women around the state.
The three-day event marks the end of a $310 million restoration project.
The three-day celebration marks the end of a three-year, $310 million restoration project.
Rebecca Otto is challenging a law allowing counties to hire private auditors.
Rep. John Lesch said he took responsibility for inadequate record keeping, but denies using campaign funds for personal purposes.
A slate of policy changes passed by the state Legislature this year will become law on Aug. 1.
The Congressional Leadership Fund (CLF), a deep-pocketed national super PAC, gets a jump on the fierce campaign battle for the seat 15 months before the election.
A new state training fund for police officers will not be named for Philando Castile, despite Gov. Mark Dayton's recommendation.
Keith Downey, a former chairman of the state Republican Party, joined the race for governor Monday with a promise to vastly cut the size of…
Jennifer Carnahan wants to shift the way people in Minnesota think about the Republican Party.
Sen. Carla Nelson, a member of the Capitol Preservation Committee and the Capitol Area Architectural and Planning Board, wrote a letter to the Historical Society's president saying she was aghast.
The bipartisan suit, filed Thursday, asks judge to enact an already-approved raise.
The governor will go to the state Supreme Court after the Ramsey County district judge's ruling.
Group seeks to intervene after judge OK'd lawmakers' deal with Dayton to avoid furloughs.
She wants DFL endorsement to challenge Republican Jason Lewis in 2nd District.
The DFLer from Minneapolis talked about coming to the U.S. from Somalia and the invitation she's extended to President Trump to visit the Twin Cities' Somali community.
A pact signed by 38 governors aims to improve state cyberdefense networks and boost hiring for related jobs.
Attorney General Lori Swanson says the internet, phone and cable company billed customers at higher rates than sales agents quoted.
The governor says he wants a new $12 million police training fund to carry Castile's name. Law enforcement unions accuse him of "turning his back" on officers.
A computer system upgrade means Minnesotans won't be able to renew their tabs or get new license plates for about a week later this month.
The estimate by the Department of Human Services found those funding losses would multiply in subsequent years.
Starting July 1, state park fees went up for the first time in a decade, one of a number of changes approved by the Legislature this year.
Amid legal battle with Legislature, governor has eye on his last 18 months.
Rep. Debra Hilstrom is also a prosecutor in the Anoka County attorney's office.
S&P Global Ratings said Friday that it believes the state will be able to pay all of its debts.
Steve Simon said his office is reviewing legal issues raised by the request for full voter roll data, including name, address, party affiliation, last four digits of Social Security numbers and voting history back to 2006.
A Ramsey County judge says the state must keep funding the House and Senate through Oct. 1, as the Legislature and governor continue in a legal battle.
The Legislature's lawsuit against Dayton over funding gets a hearing.
Some are choosing to remain closed, though the long-held ban ends July 2.
Minnesota does little in the way of trade with Cuba, but Lt. Gov. Tina Smith believes last week’s trade mission to the island is likely…
Legal briefs filed in the Minnesota Legislature's lawsuit against Gov. Mark Dayton outline when hundreds of furloughs will begin.
Minnesota is one of several states where political dysfunction is spilling into courtroom as state-level politicians grapple with the same kind of vehement partisanship that also prevails in Washington.
Fitch Ratings says it is confident funding dispute will be resolved.
The legal battle between Gov. Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature will be funded by taxpayers. But it’s not yet clear how big of a…
Despite move by President Trump, trip aims to open new markets.
S&P Global Ratings says stalemate over funding for Legislature could put state's credit rating at risk
A former state Supreme Court justice will represent Gov. Dayton and the Minnesota Management and Budget department in a legal battle with the Legislature over the governor's line-item veto of legislative funding.
Leaders of the Minnesota Legislature resist Gov. Mark Dayton's bid to reopen tax and policy disputes after the two sides failed to negotiate a compromise over the governor's line-item veto of legislative funding.
By pressing his case, Dayton hopes to get GOP to renegotiate.
The governor spoke in Rochester and Mankato on the budget and his dispute with GOP lawmakers.
With votes on the bonding bill, lawmakers ended their work early Friday on the state's $46 billion two-year budget. The finish came on the fourth day they met in a special session. The bills were headed to Gov. Mark Dayton.
Republicans and DFLers spar over who's responsible for the lack of progress.
"We've got a framework. We still have details to work out," Dayton said, calling a special session for 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, to end at 7 a.m. on Wednesday.
By late Sunday, the House and Senate had passed only three of 10 budget bills that will shape the state's next spending plan. Among the biggest challenges as private budget talks tumbled on: finding agreement on spending on transportation and health and human services programs, and final details on hundreds of millions of dollars in tax cuts sought by Republicans.
Minnesota lawmakers have only until Monday night in their nearly five-month session and one huge, unfinished job.
Dayton, Republicans deadlocked over budget; GOP upset as Dayton vetoes major education priority.
No budget agreement, but the battle over ID bill appears to be over, along with worries that passports would be needed to fly.
Both sides offered concessions on spending and tax cuts and managed to reach agreement on the first of 10 bills.
Dayton's flurry of vetoes stalls momentum on budget with week of session left to go.
The governor and GOP lawmakers have just over a week left to negotiate the state's next two-year budget.
Absence of one Senate Republican gives Dayton's veto pen a rest for the day.
The GOP-led House and Senate began to vote on and pass a series of major spending bills that the DFL governor promised he would veto.
The $600 million public works borrowing bill is making its way through legislative committees.
A fast start doesn't ensure a tidy finish — or a process that's easy for everyone to follow.
Although a larger number say it has done more good than harm, divisions along party and geographic lines show the challenges ahead, according to the latest Star Tribune Minnesota Poll.
Both Senate and House had given overwhelming support to the legislation.
A majority of Minnesotans support an independent investigation into possible campaign-season contact between Russia and associates of President Donald Trump but are divided over whether…
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