Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday blamed the House GOP for a lack of agreement on universal preschool; GOP leaders say they compromised on school funds, early-learning programs
Surveillance of the day care, which was raided last week by federal and state investigators, detected wide discrepancies between hours billed and services provided.
State Auditor Rebecca Otto, whose office audits 59 of 87 Minnesota counties among other responsibilities, said a technical glitch in the state government finance bill that passed in the final hours of the legislative session could leave those counties without any auditing.
A big surplus had some thinking this session would be smooth, but the extra money fueled extra debates.
Mark Dayton’s waterway conservation idea is in limbo following the governor’s veto on Saturday.
Howls of outrage and the smack of the House speaker’s gavel brought a dramatic end to the Legislative session last weekend. As usual, though, most…
The ritual is as regular as the blooming buds on the trees that line the Capitol grounds. The Legislature is again in a frenzied…
Fallout continues to jolt Catholic institutions across Minnesota as a law permitting lawsuits for older claims of clergy sex abuse marks its second anniversary.
Program falls short of free community college for all, but backers hope it’s a start.
The governor also approved $52 million to hire more workers and boost services for abused kids.
Lawmakers can’t reach a deal to fund repairs, and taxpayers seem happy to keep paying less.
When the president joined Twitter on Monday, he amassed a record-breaking number of followers -- and found the ugly side of Twitter, too.
Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday approved four budget bills, including higher education, health and human services.
Progressive activist Peggy Flanagan announced Friday she will run for outgoing Rep. Ryan Winkler's seat in district 46A, which includes St. Louis Park and Golden Valley.
The inauguration, open to the public, will be held Saturday.
Unsatisfied by the lack of money for universal prekindergarten and other priorities, Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday formally rejected the education budget bill.
Sen. Franken jumps on Cuba bandwagon, plans visit
Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, has an alternative to his proposal for a $7.2 million underground parking garage for 30 spaces on the Capitol grounds, according to a news release today.
Calling it a "difficult decision," Winkler, the Golden Valley Democrat, said in a statement the move is an "incredible professional opportunity" for his wife, Jenny.
Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt will begin negotiations over a special session on Tuesday, with the governor saying he hopes to convene the session by early June.
Current classification leaves crash victims unable to collect.
In Monday's final minutes, the Senate feverishly passed a bonding bill that included $7.2 million for the garage with 30 spaces.
By the fall of 2016, students at Minnesota’s two-year colleges will pay less in tuition than they do now, thanks to legislation passed this weekend.…