Gov. Mark Dayton says he was disappointed by recent school test scores but believes his administration is doing everything it can to close achievement gaps. Read more →
Four suburban senators — two DFLers and two Republicans — are joining forces to push two gun measures as the Legislature’s deadline for bills to advance creeps closer. Read more →
State employees are urging Minnesota lawmakers to preserve their newly-acquired benefit of paid parental leave. Read more →
Federal officials have notified Governor Mark Dayton that the state won’t get additional time to comply with the REAL ID requirements. Read more →
Senators agreed to let small brewers and brew pubs sell off-sale beer growlers on Sundays. But Sunday liquor sales appear dead for the session.
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A bipartisan group of state Senators said today new revenue is needed to fund transportation needs. Read more →
The Taxpayers League of Minnesota board elected former Republican state Sen. Ted Lillie as the organization’s new president on Thursday. Read more →