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.
A proposal to increase the threshold for direct bid contracts with small businesses is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton.
Doctors may be required to ask abortion-seeking patients if they want to view an ultrasound of the fetus.
HF1180 would require hands-free cellphone use when operating a motor vehicle, unless “the vehicle is legally pulled over to the side of the road, has come to a complete stop, and is not obstructing traffic.”
A joint convention of the House and Senate chose Randy Simonson to fill the open First Congressional District seat on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents.
With only 12 days left in the legislative session and a federal tax conformity crisis looming, the omnibus tax conference committee met Wednesday with the goal of quickly sending a palatable bill to Gov. Mark Dayton’s desk.
The omnibus House and Senate supplemental budget bills differ greatly in some appropriations; the policy differences are vaster.
Republican lawmakers used a Wednesday hearing of the House State Government Finance Committee to further solidify their position of using funds reserved for U.S. Bank Stadium to pay for three new veterans homes in Greater Minnesota.
The House overwhelmingly passed a slate of bills intended to improve the lives of military members, from better informing Minnesota’s National Guard about life insurance benefits to recognizing atomic veterans and Purple Heart recipients.
Transportation bonding is tacked onto $825 million capital investmentbill as it clears its final House committee hurdle.
'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
The budget process explained — and why it matters