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Rep. Paul Thissen Joins Race For Governor

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Former Minnesota House Speaker Paul Thissen is running for governor.

The eight-term Democrat from Minneapolis made the announcement Thursday morning in the State Capitol Rotunda. 86 more words


GOP Aim To Shutter Art School After Scathing Audit

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican lawmakers said Wednesday that they want to close a Golden Valley arts school after a scathing audit found significant administrative spending issues and poor student results. 407 more words


Minn. GOP Calls For Special Session On MNsure Crisis

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One state lawmaker is calling the MNsure situation “serious as a heart attack” — literally.

Two-hundred-and-fifty-thousand Minnesotans who buy insurance on the open market and through MNsure are about to see their premiums skyrocket up to 67 percent. 310 more words