By Nate Gotlieb
A policy-only, compromise omnibus agriculture bill that includes changes to the state's cottage food law has received legislative approval, despite a disagreement over changes to the Board of Animal Health.
By Rachel Kats
There’s a shortage of psychologist and mental health providers in Minnesota and one way lawmakers are aiming to address the issue is by joining the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact.
By Mike Cook
Operating without a budget target, conferees approved a number of mostly technical and conforming policy provisions that address elections and campaign finance, information technology and state government operations.
By Jonathan Mohr
The Legislature is given the power to redraw Minnesota’s legislative districts, a task that must to begin this year in the wake of the 2020 census and the upcoming 2022 elections, when all 201 lawmakers will again be on the ballot.
By Rob Hubbard
While the pandemic surged and re-surged across Minnesota over the course of 2020, the federal government instituted several new programs in an attempt to keep the country from having its health emergency compounded by an economic one.
By Tim Walker
House sends bill to governor to authorize the Department of Corrections to conditionally release, for up to one year, an inmate who is postpartum and gave birth within eight months of the date of commitment.
By Mike Cook
With a week to go before the constitutionally mandated adjournment date, optimism wanes every hour that conference committee budget targets are not agreed to by legislative leaders and Gov. Tim Walz on a roughly $52 billion budget for the upcoming biennium.