Rep. John Thompson to serve as independent after ousting by House DFL
Thompson has been involved in multiple controversies following a July 4 traffic stop.
DFL leadership 'disappointed' by Rep. John Thompson's traffic stop controversy
Thompson was pulled over on July 4 for driving without a front license plate.
Layoffs may be on the horizon for nearly 40,000 state employees
If a budget isn't approved, the state could shut down on July 1.
House and Senate discuss police bills, reform provisions as end of session nears
The legislative session ends May 17.
Names of big Minnesota Lottery winners to be kept private thanks to new law
The Minnesota Legislature passed the bill unanimously and Gov. Tim Walz signed it into law this week.
Duluth mayor proposes $24M investment at Spirit Mountain for improvements
Mayor says investments will help the struggling recreation area get back on track financially.
MN House passes bill requiring sprinkler systems in high-rise buildings
Lawmakers pointed to a 2019 fire in Cedar-Riverside, which killed five people.
MN House members issue complaint about GOPers who tried to reject election result
Eight DFLers call their colleagues' actions "reprehensible."
Minnesota House passes $1.9 billion public works bill
The bill now heads to the Republican-controlled Senate.
Walz hits back at Gazelka, aide says he's been 'shockingly absent' during pandemic
Walz has responded to criticism from the Senate Majority Leader.
MN Senate ends special session with no deal on police reform
Lawmakers failed to agree on other critical legislation as well.