By Mike Cook
We’re all going to die at some point. But should someone have the right to decide when their time us up? The so-called “End-of-Life Options Act” was one of four bills heard, but not acted upon, Wednesday by the House Health and Human Services Policy Committee at an emotional informational hearing.
By Jonathan Mohr
Support for criminal background checks on all gun sales and the legalization of marijuana for recreational use appears to have remained steady among Minnesotans during the past 12 months.
By HPIS Staff
One week after a marathon special session that saw lawmakers pass most of the major budget bills needed to fund the state’s government over the next two years, Gov. Tim Walz signed the legislation into law.
By Jonathan Avise
The House and Senate passed a $6.7 billion transportation finance bill Friday night that represents a scaling-back of Gov. Walz and the House DFL’s ambitions as the 2019 session began for huge new investments in Minnesota’s roads, bridges and public transit systems.
By Rachel Kats
Waiting until the last minute to get work done is not a strategy only utilized by students, as lawmakers can attest. In the final hour of a one-day special session, the House voted 112-13 to pass a $20.1 billion two-year omnibus E-12 education finance bill Saturday morning.
By Tim Walker
The contentious omnibus judiciary and public safety finance bill passed the House after 2:15 a.m. Saturday with kudos for an improved agreement from the bill that left the House in the regular session.