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Minnesota House passes interstate trans policy bill
DFL supporters say bill would ensure state serves as a refuge for trans people.
Minnesota Senate panel approves trio of gun bills
Prospects remain unclear for passage, as Republicans in the narrowly divided Senate oppose the changes.
What's passed and what's still to come at the Minnesota Legislature this year
From recreational marijuana to tax cuts, we track the major bills at the State Capitol.
VA officials face questions over allegations at Hastings facility
A Senate committee hearing Tuesday — over allegations that a toxic workplace environment has hurt veterans' care — comes after two officials were relieved of their duties over the weekend.
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic says she has cancer, is resting at home
The Minneapolis DFLer didn't indicate whether she will need additional treatment or when she will return to the Capitol.
Fate of gun control, marijuana and Social Security tax repeal uncertain in Minnesota Senate
With a 34-33 majority, a single DFL defector could tank a bill.
Big Ten women's basketball tournament steams into Minneapolis
Conference is a powerhouse this season with five of the nation's top 20 teams playing at Target Center.
Push is on to remove state's mandatory minimum gas markup
A small bipartisan group of legislators says the bill would save Minnesota consumers money.
Future of some electronic pulltabs in jeopardy after court ruling
The Minnesota Court of Appeals determines that the "open-all" feature is illegal under state law.
Longtime Minnesota State Fair deputy taking over for retiring CEO Jerry Hammer
Renee Alexander has been the entertainment and marketing deputy to Hammer for 13 years.