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Revenue officials say nearly $1 billion in rebates have been sent to more than 2 million Minnesotans.
A commission to redesign both is calling for submissions this month and will select one finalist for each.
A shutdown could sideline some of the nearly 17,000 Minnesotans employed by the federal government.
The breakthrough paves the way for departments to usher officers back to school after weeks of concerns about a law restricting student restraints.
FBI agents seized his phone last year in the drive-thru line at a Hardee's in Mankato, as part of a federal investigation into efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
Omar's bill comes after Minnesota created the nation's first Office for Missing and Murdered African American Women and Girls.
What changed and why? We answer your questions.
Kate Beane is one of 13 people who will approve the design of a new state flag and seal by Jan. 1.
Former Rep. Ruth Richardson resigned earlier this month to focus on her work with Planned Parenthood.
Hundreds attended his funeral Saturday or visited his casket as it lay in state at the Minnesota Capitol a day earlier.
Minnesota Republicans have called for a special session to repeal the measure that prompted several law enforcement agencies to pull out of schools.
Paper checks are coming in from a vendor that the state has worked with in the past.
Some law enforcement agencies are pulling officers from schools as students head back to the classroom.
A new state commission starts its work Tuesday and has until Jan. 1 to come up with a new state flag and seal.
The state and other groups are making a back-to-school push to promote the new law.
There's more fun and food — but still some campaigning.
After midterm losses, Republicans seek to energize the GOP base without pushing away swing voters.
He spent decades at the Capitol as a staffer and representing high-profile clients.
Nearly 1 million Minnesotans can expect to see the money in their bank accounts this week.
DFL changes to firearm laws passed last session go into effect Aug. 1.
Democrats have frequently compared last session to the historically productive 1970s.
The perennial conservative high court candidate has had her law license suspended twice.
A task force's recommendations could put the state on the front lines of psychedelic medicine.
Policy recommendations are due to the governor by Jan. 1.
Legislators created new job protections, unpaid leave requirements and lactating accommodations at work.
Eligible Minnesotans should update their address and banking information if it's changed since 2021.
CEO Mike Lindell says annual sales fell $100 million after several big-box retailers cut ties following his election claims.
A proposal would mandate infertility coverage for Minnesotans, including up to four rounds of IVF.
They must correct the tax bill during the next legislative session, which convenes in February.
Universities in California and Michigan saw drops in diversity after affirmative action bans — and the rebound has been uneven.
Here's where restrictions stand in Iowa, North and South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Unions strike deal to increase state of Minnesota's pay for workers, raising some to $20 minimum wage
The tentative agreement must be ratified by rank-and-file union members.
The proclamation marks the pop icon's sold-out shows at U.S. Bank Stadium on Friday and Saturday.
That's created a bottleneck as patients stream into Minnesota for a limited number of appointments, increasing wait times for the procedure.
State DFL leaders told officials how they passed a sweeping progressive policy agenda and how they plan to implement it.
The new law makes it a crime to harass, threaten or intimidate state election officials.
Lawmakers put $5 million in the tax bill to potentially implement a free system for state income tax forms.
The state will be searching for staff to enact new programs and agencies amid the tightest labor market in a generation.
Use calculators to see how the changes might cause your taxes to go down — or up.
The state's new drug policies reach far beyond legalizing marijuana.
Eligible Minnesotans could get rebates as soon as early fall.
Republicans say the new budget will make it much more expensive to live in Minnesota.
It's the first lawsuit filed challenging a provision in Minnesota's next $72 billion two-year budget.
Lawmakers sent a $2.6 billion infrastructure package to Gov. Tim Walz's desk on the final day of session.
Debate throughout the session has centered on how to fund much-needed fixes to the state's roads, bridges and public transit systems.
The proposal also raises $1 billion in new revenues over the next two years.
Democrats struck a transportation budget deal they say raises funding long-term.
Democrats crossed off a long list of priorities in a single session in power. Republicans say they overreached.
The agreement includes more money that can be used to aid distressed nursing homes. The deal also aims to end the session on time.
Supporters lobbied to have it restored this year, arguing that the credit helps rehab old buildings while creating construction jobs.
The deal will provide one-time rebates, Social Security tax cuts and credits for some, but raise taxes on others.
Not everyone will see a tax cut under the bill, and some corporations and wealthier Minnesotans will be asked to pay more.
The funding will go toward locating lead service lines across the state and grants to replace them.
The bill was signed into law one decade ago, two years before the Supreme Court recognized gay marriages in every state.
The agreement is part of a broader public safety budget bill that includes limits on no-knock warrants.
"The Joy of Politics" is Klobuchar's third book since being elected to the Senate.
Automatic voter registration and a crackdown on disinformation are among the changes.
Proposals would help school districts cover the costs of the drug and train officials on how to administer it.
From recreational marijuana to tax cuts, we track the major bills at the State Capitol.
Third-party contractors must now meet training requirements for their workforce.
The funding passed unanimously in the House and is backed by Gov. Tim Walz.
Gov. Tim Walz signed a trio of progressive proposals Thursday, including a ban on conversion therapy.
Lawmakers say cartoon linked Islam to gun violence, contributing to Islamophobia.
DFL leaders must align tax bill differences, from rebate checks to Social Security tax breaks.
More than half of abortions in the state are done through the use of a medication regimen that includes mifepristone.
Sen. Erin Maye Quade accused Sen. Glenn Gruenhagen of violating the norms of Senate behavior.
Proposals aim to expand access to the ballot while targeting disinformation and protecting election workers.
Minnesotans could see one-time checks of $275 to $550, tax credits for families and Social Security tax cuts under a proposal House Democrats unveiled Monday.
They joined 50 senators and 190 members of the U.S. House in signing on to a friend of the court brief last week.
They're part of a movement to support those navigating the new abortion landscape. In some states, case managers' jobs are targeted.
The call with more than two dozen governors on Tuesday comes as some Republicans are questioning the aid.
From deliveries to outdoor recreation to the metro sales tax, DFL lawmakers eye price hikes along with tax cuts.
Voters in both parties questioned whether the criminal indictment will stick to the controversial former president.
A suite of proposals would crack down on disinformation, deepfakes and intimidation of workers in state elections.
She will take on a new role to advise the administration on policies to close racial disparity gaps in the state.