Legislative Notebook: Dayton, GOP Agree On Health Care Funding

Republican legislative leaders and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton cannot agree on three major issues to close up this year’s Legislature, but on Monday they did celebrate a health-care bill that restores funding cuts made after last year’s budget impasse.

Last Legislative Day? Probably Not

The Minnesota Legislature was supposed to adjourn today, but an hour-and-a-half high-level meeting broke up at mid-afternoon with only an agreement to talk again

User Fees Debated As Stadium Funding

A debate about whether gambling or user fees should be used to pay for a new Vikings stadium is the latest in a long fight over how to fund the project.

Legislative Notebook: Monday Deadline Ready To Fall

Republican legislative leaders said for months they want to end the 2012 session Monday, but it probably will not happen.

Update: Stadium Action On Hold

Dozens of Vikings fans decked out in purple jerseys rallied in the state Capitol Saturday, but went home disappointed after learning there would be no vote to build a new stadium.