Government & Politics
State lawmakers look to take long-awaited action on untested rape kits
The bill comes after untested and mishandled rape kits have gained attention statewide.
Ex-MN lawmaker accused of sexual harassment could seek his old seat
Former Rep. Tony Cornish is reportedly considering a run for his old House seat.
The St. Louis Park Pledge controversy of 2019 is over
Council members said pushback from nonresidents led them to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings.
Hennepin County raises tobacco age to 21 for four cities
The ruling also limits the sale of flavored tobacco and establishes a minimum price for cigars.
After accusations, lawmakers calling for sexual harassment task force at State Capitol
They're asking Gov. Dayton and other leaders to act in a bipartisan way.
St. Paul fire chief steps down following reprimand
Documents say Tim Butler retaliated against an employee.
Transgender service members can stay in the military – for now
The Pentagon is going to study how best to implement Trump's transgender ban.
After threatening funding cut, EPA boss now backs Great Lakes cleanup
Three months ago, the agency wanted it gone.
Plan to charge you extra for plastic bags moves forward in Minneapolis
The fee could kick in next year.
Here's the new economic plan from Minnesota's senators, other Dems
They don't have the votes to pass it, but they've got a plan