No Farm Tax In Special Session

Farmers must wait to see if legislators will overturn a new tax they pay.

Some Testify That Capitol Guns Scare Them

Gun opponents testified Tuesday that they felt uncomfortable earlier this year when they knew gun advocates were packing in the Capitol, but a key opponent admitted he likely will not win a gun ban.

Political Notebook: Minnesotans Take Top Financial Roundtable Jobs

One of Washington’s influential lobbying organizations soon will have a stronger Minnesota leaning with the promotion of a Detroit Lakes native.

Leaders Change Direction: Look For Ways To Avoid Special Session

Minnesota legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton talked for days about the need to hold a special session to help communities recover from late-June floods and storms, but Friday night decided to look at ways to provide money short of calling all 201 legislators back to St. Paul.

Dayton, Leaders Plan Friday Special Session Meeting

Legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton plan a late-afternoon Friday meeting to work out details about a probable special session that could appropriate money for disaster relief and, perhaps, overturn a tax or two.