Court Allows Legislative Proposed Amendments, Titles On Ballet

Minnesotans’ Nov. 6 ballots will show two proposed constitutional amendments with the titles the Republican-controlled Legislature wanted.

Court Says Ritchie Overstepped Authority By Rewriting Ballot Titles

Legislators have the duty to write ballot titles for proposed constitutional amendments, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled today, eliminating those that Secretary of State Mark Ritchie rewrote earlier this year.

Legislature Easily Passes Disaster Relief

The Minnesota Legislature overwhelmingly today approved $180 million for communities damaged by summer floods and wind storms.

Disaster Aid Receives Support, But Incident Clouds Session

Provisions to provide Minnesotans financial aid to recover from summer storms received little opposition this morning as two committees discussed a bill the full Legislature is to debate later today.

Leaders Hope For Smooth And Short Disaster Session

Minnesota legislative leaders hope their members listen to them and make today’s special session to provide disaster relief a smooth one.