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Speaker cracks open door for Minnesota gun bill
Goodhue School District faces a massive referendum vote in May
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Boys Track: Wingers fend off Northfield and Century
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Softball: Goodhue comes away with two victories in Hayfield
Softball: Wingers come up short against Rockets
Community within and without: Support needed for amenities, but also much more
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Riedell withdraws sponsorship over sexual assault dispute
Farm market report for Apr. 9 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
‘Age wave’ pushes change in health care industry
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Letter: Don't change feedlot rules in the middle of the game
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Letter: Haley wrong on health issues
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April 23, 2018
Letter: Haley wrong on health issues
Making health insurance more affordable and ensuring access to care are key elements of Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed MinnesotaCare buy-in. Unfortunately, Rep. Barb Haley misinterpreted those and other components in her April 15 column. After initial start-up costs, premiums would cover...
April 23, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 4, 2018
Column: Lawmakers return to a full plate
The Minnesota Legislature will return April 9 from Easter recess, which means we are approximately one-third of the way through the 2018 session. Here is a quick recap of what we have been working on so far, and what you can expect for the remainder of session. MNLARS The MNLARS...
April 4, 2018 - 8:00pm
March 19, 2018
Students seeking gun-control measures stall Minn. legislative committee
ST. PAUL -- Twin Cities high school students calling for gun control shut down a Minnesota Senate committee hearing Monday, March 19. The group,...
March 19, 2018 - 4:49pm
February 21, 2018
Families share shocking stories of elder abuse at Minn. care centers
ST. PAUL—They came to the Minnesota Capitol frustrated and angry. Many cried as they told their stories; some struggled to hold back sobs of grief. "I don't have politically correct words to say what I've seen," Corey Tanner told a Senate committee investigating the abuse of...
February 21, 2018 - 6:31pm
June 7, 2017
New Minnesota GOP chair aims to bring metro, rural factions together
BRAINERD, Minn.—The woman newly in charge of the Republican Party hopes to mend fences between the rural conservatives and the metro GOP headquarters. Elected in April to head the Minnesota GOP, Jennifer Carnahan owns several businesses in Nisswa and lives in the Twin Cities...
June 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
June 1, 2017
Column: Productive session is one for history books
My first session was quite a whirlwind. I learned a lot about the process of government and met some great people. Despite our disagreements about policy, everyone who works at the Capitol — Republicans, Democrats, House members, senators, partisan and nonpartisan staff —...
June 1, 2017 - 8:00am
May 23, 2017
Dayton, GOP cut last-minute budget deal to set up special session Tuesday
Minnesota legislators blasted past their midnight deadline Monday, May 22, to get their work done — but will come back immediately to finish...
May 23, 2017 - 4:41am
May 12, 2017
Letter: Lawmakers, don't bend to condo developers' pressure
The "Notes" article in Friday's Star Tribune Business section swallows and regurgitates whole a harmful myth being promulgated by self-serving builders and developers: That statutory protections granted buyers of condominiums are constraining construction of new condominiums. What...
May 12, 2017 - 9:00am
March 22, 2017
Minnesota House Republicans detail $6 billion transportation plan
ST. PAUL—The debate over transportation funding — and the hard divide on solutions — is back at the Minnesota Capitol. On Tuesday,...
March 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 7, 2017
Minnesota Senate rejects Real ID bill
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Senate on Monday rejected a measure on Real ID driver's license standards. The vote sent lawmakers scrambling to revive it, or face making Minnesotans scramble to find identification that will allow them through airport security next year. Several Republican...
March 7, 2017 - 10:22am
March 3, 2017
Bring on the champagne, Sunday liquor sales passes in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Champagne corks could soon be popping — a bill repealing Minnesota's 159-year-old ban on Sunday liquor store sales is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton. The Minnesota House voted 88-39 on Thursday to accept the Senate's version of a bill repealing the ban that's been...
March 3, 2017 - 8:56am
January 20, 2017
Minnesota House passes health insurance premium relief for 120,000
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's top leaders seem on the brink of a deal to bring health insurance premium relief to as many as 120,000 Minnesotans....
January 20, 2017 - 10:00am
January 6, 2017
Real ID fix off to quick start in House, would bring state driver's licenses in line with federal rule
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans may soon have a clearer answer on whether their driver's licenses will work next year for federal purposes. By January 2018, everyone who wants to board an airplane will need Real ID-compliant identification. Passports and enhanced driver's licenses, which...
January 6, 2017 - 11:00am
January 15, 2015
Tragedy simply awful; solution is complex
ST. PAUL — The death of 4-year-old Eric Dean in west-central Minnesota is producing state legislative discussions about how to improve child abuse investigations. “There has been a light shining onto the child protection system in our state,” Human Services Commissioner Lucinda...
January 15, 2015 - 1:00pm
January 14, 2015
Senate eyes transportation tax
ST. PAUL -- There is no choice but to raise taxes to improve Minnesota's transportation system, say state Senate Democrats. “I can't think of another path ... without some increase in revenue,” Sen. Vicki Jenson, D-Owatonna, said Monday as she and colleagues introduced a bill...
January 14, 2015 - 8:00am