The group pushing a state Capitol vote to legalize gay marriage says a bill to do so currently lacks the votes to pass. The admission came in a fundraising pitch Thursday by Jake Loesch, the communications director for Minnesotans United.
A Minnesota Senate committee has passed a bill to prohibit lawyers from dismissing potential jurors based solely on their sexual orientation or marital status. The Senate Judiciary Committee backed the bill Tuesday on a split voice vote.
Democratic leaders assuming control of the Minnesota Legislature say now is the time to take a closer look at the state's gun laws. The shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut has been a catalyst across the country for discussions of gun regulations.
Democrats are taking over the Minnesota Legislature, but leaders are cool to any move to change the state constitution. That has something to do with voters' rejecting two constitutional amendments earlier this month — one to ban gay marriage and one to require photo ID to vote.
Calling it a "big deal" for Central Minnesota, officials at the St. Cloud Technical and Community College are excited to get started on renovations to their Auto Body and Medium-Heavy Truck Programs. The school received $4 million in bonding money passed by the State Legislature this week…
A fast-moving Minnesota Vikings stadium bill is just a successful state Senate vote away from reaching the desk of a supportive Gov. Mark Dayton. The Minnesota House voted 71-60 early Thursday on a reworked $975 million stadium bill.