House Expands Wage Bill

The Minnesota House likely will approve a minimum wage increase later this week, after a committee Monday expanded the bill’s reach by doubling state-required parental leave for a new child.

Divide Remains Between Rural Republicans, House Leaders

Rural-urban divide continues as session nears end.

Political Notebook: GOP Race For Minnesota Governor Off And Running

Minnesota’s 2014 governor race is underway.

Update: Health Care Set To Change

Minnesota already is on track to establish a new way for its residents to buy health insurance, and now legislators are poised to change how the state takes care of its elderly, disabled and poor.

Graduation Test Fails Senate Test

Minnesota senators joined the House on Thursday night in voting to eliminate a law requiring students to pass a test before graduating high school.