Legislators Seek Special Session To Kill Planned Warehouse Tax

Some Minnesota businesses are pushing the pause button on constructing new facilities, awaiting word about whether state legislators will allow a new tax to be collected.

State Government Notebook: Dayton Cancels Schedule After Hurting Hip

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is canceling this week’s public appearances after a weekend hip injury.

Update: Gay Minnesota Couples To See Federal Benefits After Court Ruling

By Don Davis Minnesota same-sex couples who can wed beginning in a little more than a month will receive the same benefits as other married couples after the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled unconstitutional a federal law that did not recognize gay marriage. Among the most important of those benefits is allowing same-sex couples…
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Pro-gay Marriage Group Promises To Help Minnesota Candidates

The main group promoting Minnesota gay marriage for the last two years has announced another 10 state lawmakers it will financially support because their pro-gay marriage votes could put them in political jeopardy.

Sen. Thompson Joins GOP Governor Race

Dave Thompson, who made his name as a conservative talk show host, says he stands out from other Republican gubernatorial candidates because he can work with Democrats and Republicans alike.