Online shoppers may have to pay more for their purchases after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling saying that states can force online consumers to pay sales tax. However, that is only if the state they live in passes a law requiring the tax to be collected.
Imagine a world without partisan politics at the state capitol, that's what a lawmaker from St. Cloud would like to see. Republican Representative Jim Knoblach says he'll introduce a bill this session that would allow state lawmakers to be elected without a political party designation.
The battle over education for four-year-olds has both sides digging in their heals. Governor Mark Dayton has vetoed the Education bill, because it didn't include funding for statewide all-day Pre-K. Republican Jim Knoblach is the chair of the House Ways and Means Committee. He says that's just not going to happen.