Politics in Minnesota
Updated: 6 min 11 sec ago
The formula that determines how much state money the project receives requires about $6 billion more in private investments for the project to get the full state match, according to an opinion the Minnesota Attorney General’s office.
Gov. Mark Dayton sits down with Capitol Report to discuss themes that are expected to have an impact on the campaign.
A dispute over the routing of a proposed oil pipeline across northern Minnesota has started to take on the tone of a political brawl.
Gov. Scott Walker is in another tight political spot, and his allies are again rushing to the Republican’s rescue.
When a handful of Republican Senate candidates called for oral contraceptives to be sold without a prescription, Democrats cried foul.
When you focus solely on the aspiration and ignore the possibility or potential cost of achieving a goal, it makes being persuasive pretty easy.
The election highlights how we are becoming a Seinfeld society ... “not that there’s anything wrong with that.”
Incumbent 84-year-old tax and transportation policy guru, Ron Erhardt, faces challenger, Dario Anselmo, who garnered the Republican endorsement despite sharing many of the moderate views that hastened Erhardt’s defection from the party.
The November election is just the first round in filling key House posts.
The principal designer for Rochester's Destination Medical Center proposes five districts for development, each with inspirations from landmarks in places like New York, Barcelona and Berlin.
The public school picture is quickly beginning to reflect both continued immigration and the fact that non-white births began to exceed white births in 2011.
It is quite possible to have a very important “change” election without a traditional electoral “wave in terms of political party control.
State and national Republican groups are targeting the incumbent Democrat congressman in a ‘very purple district’.
Minnesota's wolf hunting opposition group is adept at fundraising and is branching out to try and influence a handful of legislative elections.
The protest comes in the wake of the MSFA’s announcement that it would not use “fritted” glass on the $1.024 billion project.
The two major American parties have moved from the traditional place as coalitions of diverse viewpoints to more European-style ideological political entities.
An oil industry group says the Obama administration is considering a boost in the mandate for using renewable fuels to help a Democrat locked in a tight race for a U.S. Senate.
A U.S. appeals court was set to hear arguments Friday on whether a Wisconsin law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls should be reactivated in time for the November elections.
Some lawmakers are questioning the state’s involvement in expanding the rail line, which is projected to cost about $1.6 billion to construct and will require another $40 million per year to operate.
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council voted to name Mark Johnson, the longtime executive director of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association, as its new executive director.