Walz, DFL, GOP reach agreement on state surplus spending
The framework deal includes spending on education, health care, human services and public safety, as well as tax cuts.
What did Gov. Walz say in his State of the State speech?
Walz asked Minnesotans to work together and invest in the state's future workforce.
MN lawmakers consider bill to fine unruly youth sports fans $1,000
The bill is designed to help protect sports officials, coaches and players.
MN Legislature yet to reach deal on unemployment insurance
Talks have broken down, with both sides blaming each other.
5 key elements in the new MN sports gambling proposal
Minnesota is the only state in the upper Midwest not to have legalized sports gambling.
As state projects $9.3B surplus, Walz proposes increasing direct checks to $500, $1,000
Republicans say the surplus highlights the need for tax cuts for all Minnesotans.
GOPers propose bills that would restrict abortions, make ivermectin available
Lawmakers got to work Monday by introducing a slew of bills.
Walz proposes legalizing marijuana in massive supplemental budget
It's among the provisions in his "Budget to Move Minnesota Forward."
Walz's $2.7B infrastructure plan includes $940M for climate projects
Projects will help Minnesota prevent or adapt to climate change and mitigate its impacts, the governor says.
Walz explains why he's not using emergency powers to combat COVID surge
He doesn't think they'd be effective, and wants his team in place to bring the state out of the pandemic.
Lawmaker plans to introduce bill to legalize sports betting in Minnesota
Previous efforts to legalize sports wagering have gone nowhere at the capital.
Grocery store beer sales? MN House hears nearly 30 proposals to update liquor laws
One of the proposals would allow beer and wine to be sold at grocery stores and gas stations.
Watch: MN lawmaker 'attacked' by giggling child during live hearing
This has to be the most adorable moment ever from a Commerce Finance and Policy Committee hearing, right?
Lawmaker deletes post encouraging donations to family charged in Capitol riot
The North Branch lawmaker, in his Facebook post, described them as "a good family!"
MN lawmaker encourages donations for locals charged in Jan. 6 insurrection
"Here's a local family in Lindstrom who can use some help," Sen. Mark Koran wrote Friday.
'My patience level is gone': Walz calls on lawmakers to help hospital strain
The governor said only legislators can enact some of the needed measures.
Minnesotans vote for giant beaver to become official state fossil
The museum believes this vote will lead to the Minnesota Legislature approving an official state fossil.
Walz calls for vaccine, testing requirements for state's teachers
The governor said there should also be "consistent" COVID mitigation requirements for schools.
Minnesota DFL lawmakers form Reproductive Freedom Caucus
The caucus aims to promote and protect the reproductive rights of Minnesotans.
MN GOP Rep. spreads voter fraud disinformation, draws rebuke from SoS
The lawmaker cited a video claiming there are more than 1.2 million "missing" votes.
MN rep calls upholding of TX abortion law 'great news for America'
Rep. Tim Miller also outlined a new abortion-related bill he plans to introduce.
DFL Senate Minority Leader Susan Kent stepping down, won't seek reelection
The announcement comes as Kent faces criticism over the party's handling of recent allegations of sexual harassment by a former staffer.
Calls for investigation after former DFL staffer details sexual harassment
Cynthia Callais provided her account to the Minnesota Reformer.