Politics in Minnesota
Updated: 1 hour 4 min ago
The person heading up the Destination Medical Center development arm tells Minneapolis business officials the expansion will boost demand for workers and help sell them on Rochester.
The state didn’t finish at the top in any individual category, but was in the top 10 for infrastructure, economy, quality of life and education.
Rep. John Lesch formed a working group meeting in response to a recent Isanti County District Court ruling that found the state’s criminal defamation law was unconstitutional as presently written.
Minnesota wasn’t subject, individually, to the court’s decision, but Gov. Mark Dayton warned that a ruling that eliminated subsidies for other states would have “thrown the whole system into chaos.”
The St. Paul Port Authority, which owns the building, hopes to nail down a $720,750 grant from the Metropolitan Council.
Altogether, the funding will clean 22 acres and support a $2.8 million annual increase in net tax capacity.
A pitch from Eden Prairie to end the future Southwest Light Rail Transit line at the Southwest Station is gaining support from other stakeholders.
It’s virtually impossible for clients to clear discharge hurdles.
The number of minorities is growing four times as fast as whites in Minnesota.
The court's 5-4 ruling means the remaining 14 states, in the South and Midwest, will have to stop enforcing their bans on same-sex marriage.
The outcome is the second major victory for Obama in politically charged Supreme Court tests of his most significant domestic achievement.
The ruling is a win for housing advocates who argued that the Fair Housing Act allows challenges to race-neutral policies that have a negative impact on minority groups
Clinton fundraiser in Minnesota attracts well-heeled backers and predictable detractors.
DFLer Peggy Flanagan will appear alone on the ballot after her rival missed the deadline.
Judging by his behavior during the 2015 state legislative sessions, Gov. Mark Dayton fits comfortably into the series of unconventional Minnesota politicians.
Low-income residents, schools and other Xcel Energy customers are eligible for a program allowing Minnesota renters to buy solar electricity next year.
Richfield received $10 million in bonding bill to put toward the $21 million project to burrow under Cedar Ave.
Indianapolis-based Flaherty & Collins broke ground Tuesday on the 2700 University project, a 248-unit mixed-income apartment building near the Green Line’s Westgate station in St. Paul.
The agency will pass the 500,000-square-foot property to its subsidiary Capital City Properties for $1.
Tax bills from the House and Senate fizzled during the recent legislation session, casualties of a political firestorm that flared up mostly around transportation funding.