Rep. Paul Marquart, DFL-Dilworth, chairman of the education finance committee and sponsor of the K-12 education bill, talked with House Majority Leder Erin Murphy during debate on his bill on the House floor.
Rep. Paul Marquart, DFL-Dilworth, chairman of the education finance committee and sponsor of the K-12 education bill, spoke for his bill on the House floor.
Rep. Kelby Woodard, R-Belle Plaine and Assistant Minority Leader is the Republican lead on education. He offered many amendments to rein in the K-12 education bill, most of which were defeated.
Rep. Joe McDonald, R-Delano, offered an amendment to the K-12 education bill that would shift funding to school lunch programs because federal mandates for more fruit and vegetables were causing lots of food to be thrown out. The amendment was defeated.
Amid reports that Donald Trump was in danger of not getting on Minnesota's presidential ballot, the Trump campaign says everything is in order and voters will have a chance to cast their ballot for him in November.
Interest groups spent less slightly money lobbying state government in 2015 than in the previous year, according to a report released Wednesday by the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board.
Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family's foundation against Donald Trump's criticism on Friday and declared she's confident there will be no major further accusations involving the foundation, her emails or anything else that could undermine her chances of defeating him in November.
St. Paul teachers held "walk-in" rallies Wednesday morning seeking progress in contract talks in the state's second-largest district. The St. Paul Federation of Teachers emphasized that the event did not represent a work stoppage or strike-related action.