The Senate is set to take up a constitutional amendment to require people to present photo identification to vote.
GOP Sen. John Howe wants to broaden the Photo ID bill.
Some local elections officials are worried about the cost of the amendment.
An attempt to revive the right-to-work amendment in the House fizzled out.
Under the Dome
The House approved a bill that would speed up permitting.
Gov. Daytons budget officials are criticizing the Senate GOP’s tax plan. The Tax Committee approved the measure on Thursday.
A state shutdown services bill passed the Minnesota Senate.
A legislative panel approves a bill that would remove DWI immunity for lawmakers.
A new DNR online registration system is now running again.
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is hoping to send a stadium signal yet this week.
The swing stadium vote on the Minneapolis City Council hasn’t committed.
Minnesota added 6,000 jobs in February.
U.S. unemployment applications fell to a four-year low.
Construction in Minnesota shows signs of a turnaround.
President Obama’s budget would increase taxes on 1 in 4 but the tax hikes focus mostly on the rich.
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will be in Minnesota today for the 2nd Anniversary of the health care reform law being enacted.
The Star Tribune says it’s a weakened version of what DFL Rep. Tim Walz put forward.
Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales will be charged with 17 counts of murder.
An analysis says more drilling didn’t drop gas prices.
A Washington D.C. based government watchdog group detailed how much members of Minnesota’s delegation are paying family members.
Race for Congress
Democrat Brian McGoldrick announced he’s challenging GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann.
Hotel developer Jim Graves is also thinking about running for Congress in the 6th District.
Bachmann’s presidential campaign is $1 million in debt.
Race for President
South Carolina Sen. Jim Demint says he’s “comfortable” with Mitt Romney being the party’s nominee.