MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The 2016 legislative session ended in a chaotic mess.
A pile of work remains unfinished and last-minute attempts to pay for transportation projects and use the budget surplus went nowhere. 755 more words
A leading Minnesota lawmaker is calling for the state’s largest public agency, the Department of Human Services, to be split into five.
Rep. Paul Thissen, the DFL House minority leader, on Tuesday called for changes at the department “in order to provide greater transparency and accountability to the people of Minnesota.” 189 more words
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A power player at Minnesota’s Capitol is resigning her House seat to take a job at a lobbying firm, where she’ll keep a focus on tax and local government policy. 118 more words
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Democratic candidate for the state Legislature is quitting his campaign after tweeting this weekend that “ISIS isn’t necessarily evil.”
Dan Kimmel, of Burnsville, is giving up his run for a seat in the House after the online response to his tweet Saturday was swift, loud and negative. 144 more words