Minnesota Senate GOP Majority Leader Paul Gazelka says gun control is dead for the session if House Democrats stick to their plan to wrap two of their priority bills for addressing gun violence into an umbrella public safety budget bill.
Filing Minnesota state income tax returns for 2018 is going to be more of a pain than usual because lawmakers and the governor left a crucial piece of legislation unfinished, and it's too late to fix before the upcoming tax season.
The Minnesota Legislature wrapped up its work at midnight Sunday with the familiar last-minute flurry of votes and political machinations but surrounded by question marks, as Gov. Mark Dayton threatened to veto major tax and spending bills.
The Minnesota Senate passed several bills Monday loosening regulations for daycares, amid concerns that state licensing rules are driving child care providers out of business and worsening a shortage that's most acute in rural areas.
Gov. Mark Dayton urged lawmakers on Wednesday to stay the course he's set during his two terms as governor, using his final State of the State address largely to reflect on his seven years in office and send a message to his successor rather than lay out a new vision for lawmakers to consider t…