By Victoria Cooney
A conference committee focused on improving the oversight of pharmacy benefit managers began its work Tuesday with an early-morning start and speedy acceptance of similar and identical bill language.
By Rachel Kats
As time continues to run out on the 2019 legislative session, House and Senate leaders and Gov. Tim Walz dedicated the better part of an afternoon Tuesday to ongoing budget target negotiations.
By Erin Martin
With budget targets still lingering in the political ether, Senate and House conference committees are working toward what agreements they may. A partial agreement was reached Tuesday on policy provisions contained in Article 3 of the omnibus environment and natural resources finance bill.
By Jonathan Mohr
Budget talks between legislative leaders and Gov. Tim Walz resumed Monday afternoon with Senate Republicans putting forth an offer of increased spending for education and public safety.
By Tim Walker
As it stands now, a tribal police department cannot enforce state law on tribal lands unless it first signs a cooperative agreement with the local county sheriff’s department. That may change.
By Mike Cook
Gov. Tim Walz said on Twitter that he spent Sunday afternoon putting together his son’s basketball hoop, calling it “great practice for tonight’s budget discussion.” Those talks seemed to amount to the equivalent of an airball as no new offers were exchanged.