Rep. Jim Knoblach (R-St. Cloud) is ending his re-election campaign effective immediately.
The decision comes after a Minnesota Public Radio report Friday indicating it planned to publish detailed accusations from his now-adult daughter of inappropriate behavior by Knoblach.
“Our daughter has been estranged from our family for some time. In late 2016 she made some extremely hurtful and untrue accusations on a Facebook post, which was briefly put up and then taken down. These accusations were fully investigated by Sherburne County, dismissed, and the case closed in April 2017.
The House passed a bill Wednesday intended to crack down on scamming veterans or their loved ones out of pay and benefits, which is already illegal under federal law.
The House set its sights Wednesday on closing a loophole that allows someone convicted of drunken driving to still legally operate a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle.
The House signed off on an expansion for Regions Hospital Wednesday, just weeks after the Department of Health said its plan wasn’t in the public interest.
Lawmakers are entertaining the idea of allowing liquor sales in retail stores, a proposal that drew clear dividing lines Wednesday between grocery stores and liquor store groups.
House lawmakers agreed Tuesday to extend a one-year halt on allowing the Department of Transportation to enforce permitting requirements related to ditch mowing along state highways.
With five days left in the legislative session, the House cleared one of the biggest hurdles it had heading into 2018: conforming Minnesota’s tax code to the recent federal overhaul.
The Department of Human Services would be ordered to consider reforming child care provider regulations, under a bill that passed the House Tuesday.
Employment protections for those who care for someone under quarantine would be extended under a bill passed 127-0 Tuesday by the House.
After a weekend of work behind the scenes, the conference committee on the omnibus supplemental budget began adopting the compromise language Monday.
'A very successful session?' Or, 'a debacle?' The reviews are mixed in the immediate aftermath of the 2018 session.
Introduced in March 2017 by Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein (DFL-New Brighton) and Sen. Carolyn Laine (DFL-Columbia Heights), HF2470/SF2259, aims to stop the cycle of opioid misuse and addiction through education.
The conference committee tasked with hammering out the differences that divide the House and Senate on a laundry list of major issues met for the first time Tuesday afternoon.
Republican legislative majority offers mixed reactions to proposed tax system overhauls and DMV fixes.
The latest numbers are a $517 million swing from the November forecast
The state’s latest economic forecast projects a budget deficit of $188 million for the current two-year biennium, and a $586 million deficit for the 2020-21 biennium
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