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Minnesota Legislature Convenes 2018 Session - Legal Wrangling Threatens Progress

The 2018 Minnesota legislature kicked off at noon yesterday with no solution to the legal standoff in the Minnesota Senate over whether a Republican state senator can legally hold both her Senate seat and be lieutenant...more

Minnesota Special Election Results

Polls closed Monday, February 12, at 8 p.m. for two special elections to state legislature seats in Minnesota. Both seats were vacated in December by sitting members amid sexual harassment allegations....more

Gov. Dayton Names Tina Smith to Replace Sen. Franken

Yesterday, Gov. Mark Dayton named Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to fill the vacancy left by Sen. Al Franken's resignation from the U.S. Senate. Smith, formerly Gov. Dayton's chief of staff before becoming his Lt. Gov. in 2015, also...more

November Budget Forecast Announcement & Sepcial Election Date Set

Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) released the 2017 November Budget and Economic Forecast. Projections show a deficit of $188 million for the current biennium, and a projected negative balance of $586 million for the...more

Minnesota Department of Commerce Head Rothman Stepping Down to Run for Attorney General

Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman announced his plans to step down after seven years to run for Attorney General in the 2018 election cycle. Governor Mark Dayton appointed Jessica Looman to serve as Commissioner of the...more

Minnesota's 2016 General Election Results

Minnesota - With the polls—as well as the history books—closing only hours ago, we would like to give you a quick snapshot of how Minnesota voters rendered their verdict in yesterday's historic election. Most races have...more

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