Flood-prone cities found 2011 to be frustrating in the Minnesota Legislature.
U.S. Sen. Al Franken has been receiving national notice for his efforts to keep Americansâ€™ privacy rights intact as technology expands.
Rep. Larry Howes was furious as seconds ticked away toward the 2011 Minnesota Legislatureâ€™s adjournment deadline.
A special legislative session will be needed to pass the Minnesota budget, but other work was finished during the regular 2011 legislative session with 117 bills sent to Gov. Mark Dayton for his signature or veto out of more than 3,000 that senators and representatives introduced.
Some conservative groups want to remove the legacy amendment from the Minnesota Constitution.