- Political feud reopens as Dayton hikes agency head pay Updated: Jul-01-15 5:54 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Gov. Mark Dayton gave significant raises Wednesday to the various department heads who work under him, bumping the annual salaries of 11 executive branch commissioners to more than $150,000 while reigniting a political fight over public-sector pay that could spill into Minnesota's 2016 legislative campaign.
- Dayton ponders state high court diversity in upcoming picks Updated: Jun-29-15 12:23 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Ethnic and gender diversity will among Gov. Mark Dayton's considerations as he prepares to fill two upcoming openings on the Minnesota Supreme Court, the Democrat said Monday.
- Water problems threaten big repair costs for Science Museum Updated: Jun-25-15 12:14 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The Science Museum of Minnesota, a major tourist attraction that opened its new, $100 million home just 15 years ago, has serious water infiltration problems that could leave state taxpayers with a hefty repair bill.
- Minnesota Sen. Klobuchar heads to Iowa for Clinton campaign Updated: Jun-24-15 10:20 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar is headed to Iowa to campaign for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton.
- Latest on sex offender law: Professor: Decree a condemnation Updated: Jun-17-15 5:58 pm
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- New law to cut energy costs for big businesses in Minnesota Updated: Jun-17-15 12:30 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A broad jobs and energy bill signed by Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton over the weekend gives a rate break to mining companies, paper mills and steel mills, but will increase rates for other customers.
- Minnesota gov. to sign bills avoiding government shutdown Updated: Jun-13-15 11:43 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - It took some messy maneuvers, but Minnesota lawmakers passed the final pieces of the state's budget early Saturday morning, averting a government shutdown.
- The latest: Minnesota Legislature meets in special session Updated: Jun-12-15 3:59 pm
- Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT Updated: Jun-09-15 10:04 pm
ST. PAUL PARK, Minnesota - Gov. Mark Dayton visited the site of a weekend train collision on Tuesday to urge lawmakers to better fund rail safety improvements - one of several priorities the Democratic governor has outlined as he and the Legislature gear up for a special session as soon as later this week.