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GOP Governor Straw Poll Reveals the Early Favorite

BRAINERD, Minn. - With Minnesota’s gubernatorial election less than a year out, a new straw poll shows who the early favorite is among Republicans...

MN Tax Dollars Fund “Eco-terrorist” Anti-Pipeline Video Game

ST. PAUL, Minn. -  Minnesota’s Legacy Funds have come under fire following the recent revelation that a professor from Michigan received a Minnesota taxpayer...

Osmek Joins the Growing Field of Republican Gubernatorial Candidates

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A state legislator from the western suburbs is adding his name to the growing list of Republican hopefuls seeking to...

Dissolution of CTIB goes Through First Step

ST. PAUL, Minn.- The County Transit Improvement Board (CTIB) voted on Wednesday, May 31, to dissolve itself and split its responsibilities amongst the county...

Feds Fund Light Rail, but Debate is Far from Over

MINNEAPOLIS- Recent budget compromises in Washington DC have opened up the possibility of greater funding for Minnesota’s Southwest Light Rail Train (SWLRT) project. The...

State Senator Defends Sales Tax Hike in Excelsior

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Republican Sen. David Osmek of Mound is defending his legislation to increase the sales tax in Excelsior, Minnesota. Osmek’s bill, sponsored...

Minnesota Loses $1.5 Billion in President Donald Trump’s Proposed Budget

WASHINGTON -- Republicans and Democrats in Minnesota looking to spend federal dollars on transportation promised by the Obama administration may have to find a...

Legislators Tightening Leash on Met Council

GOP pushing for reforms to rein-in Met Council power ST. PAUL, MINN - Lawmakers at the Minnesota State Legislature are pushing to make some...

Feds Say Southwest Light Rail Funds Can’t Be Redirected to Roads...

Republican lawmakers think SWLRT funds would be better suited on other transportation projects St. Paul, MN - The Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) say Southwest Light...

Minnesota Republicans Seek to Shut Southwest Light Rail Down

“The gift that keeps on taxing.” - Sen. Osmek ST. PAUL, Minn -- In a bicameral effort, Republicans in St. Paul are looking to...