Legislative Notebook: Farmers Look To Add Butanol As Biofuel

Minnesota farmers soon could produce a new biofuel, butanol.

Families At Center Of Newly Revived Legislative Gay-marriage Debate

Those on opposite sides of the same-sex marriage debate use the same argument: It is about families.

Legislative Notebook: Long-term Care Funding Boost Suggested

A proposal to increase Minnesota long-term care funding could help elder care as baby boomers prepare to retire, supporters say, but overall state budget questions threaten its future.

Senate Committee Approves Year-long Sand Mining Moratorium

New silica sand mines would be prohibited from opening for a year under a bill a state Senate committee approved Tuesday.

Legislative Notebook: Witnesses Say Wage Hike Would Help Economy

Minnesota minimum wages would rise from $6.15 to as much as $10.55 an hour under bills lawmakers are examining this week.