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Republican Challenger in DFL-Held District Proposes 5 Year Spending Freeze

A republican challenger has been endorsed in Senate District 4 in Minnesota. James Leiman is the Ada City Administrator and is running in DFL Senator Kent...

Environment vs. Jobs and Republicans vs. Democrats

As committee omnibus budgets continue to make their way to the floor for votes, the legislative session continues to become more and more controversial....

DFL Senators Renew Push to Speed-up Voting Rights for Felons

DFL Senators in Minnesota are once again attempting to speed up the right to vote for felons. On Tuesday an amendment that was added...

Islam and Political Correctness: Kevin Johnson’s Story

Was Kevin fired from CentraCare for his citizen advocacy? You decide.
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Voter’s Alliance Petitions State Supreme Court Over Same-Day Voter Registration Practices

The Minnesota Voter's Alliance announced it is petitioning the State Supreme Court to end specific practices that take place during same-day voter registration.  The...

DFL Representatives Hold Press Conference Pushing House GOP to Address Racial Equity

On Tuesday, April 26th DFL Representatives Carlos Mariani, Peggy Flanagan, Susan Allen and Rena Moran, accompanied by numerous other DFL legislators held a press conference at the...

State Legislator Proposes State Color be Purple, in Honor of Prince

Last week the state of Minnesota lost its most well-known resident with the unfortunate passing of pop music icon, Prince Rogers Nelson.  The memory...

REAL ID and More Gun Regulation Are on the Table This Week at the...

It is a week of tough decisions and controversial bills for members of the Minnesota Legislature. Here are three important bills that Minnesotans should keep an eye on this week:

Newcomer Leilani Holmstadt Wins First Ballot for GOP SD54 Senate Endorsement

~UPDATED~ COTTAGE GROVE, MINNESOTA  Senator Katie Sieben (D-SD54) has decided to not run for re-election this fall, which opens the door to the GOP...

Panama Papers Prompt Legislators to Act

The release of the Panama Papers by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists just a few weeks ago has shaken the international political world...