Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday blamed the House GOP for a lack of agreement on universal preschool; GOP leaders say they compromised on school funds, early-learning programs
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt endorsed Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker for president Thursday, and will be state chairman of his campaign.
Minnesota has seen a surge of interest in absentee ballots for the Aug. 11 primary, as more voters opt to vote early or by mail in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
Minnesota becomes the first state to offer housing support services in its basic Medicaid health plan.
As lawmakers reconvene this week for a special session, elder care advocates and families are renewing their push for new consumer safeguards to protect thousands of seniors who live in lightly regulated assisted- living facilities.
They want law for venue to keep vets out of prison.
Many programs have struggled financially during pandemic.
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The state representative died this month of cancer.
Mark Dayton's waterway conservation idea is in limbo following the governor's veto on Saturday.
The money was in the Legacy bill that the Legislature didn't pass.
For the first time in four months, families will be allowed to visit their loved ones inside senior care homes, as Minnesota health authorities cautiously lift lockdown restrictions meant to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus among vulnerable older adults.
In a video released Sunday, Sen. Scott Jensen, R-Chaska, said the state Medical Practice Board is focused on two allegations: spreading misinformation about the death toll and providing "reckless advice" by comparing COVID-19 with the flu.
Dozens of centers have been forced to close temporarily since March, and after months of layoffs and furloughs, there are growing fears that this often-overlooked piece of the social safety net may collapse.
State health officials are seeking to balance the risk of infection with ills caused by prolonged isolation.
Residents and staff of Minnesota's nursing homes are the most vulnerable to COVID-19, accounting for two-thirds of all deaths in long-term care.