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New Met Council Chair May Face Pushback From Republicans

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Met Council has new leadership. On Tuesday, Gov. Mark Dayton announced that current Chair Adam Duininck will step down...

Jeff Johnson Downplays Populist Label

MINNEAPOLIS - Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson says the overtly populist tone struck by President Donald Trump in 2016 has not affected his own...

Lt. Governor Tina Smith Turns Down Opportunity to Run for Governor

ST. PAUL, Minn -- It’s now open season for Minnesota’s race for Governor. On Friday afternoon, Lt. Governor Tina Smith announced that she would...

Met Council Credits $6.8 Billion in Economic Development to Light Rail

Met Council says Metro Transit LRT has brought almost $6.8 billion in economic development, Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson is skeptical St. Paul, MN -...

Viral Video Explains Need for Reform of MN’s Met Council

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- Minnesota’s Met Council has been put on notice by one prominent Minnesota Republican. Hennepin County Commissioner and former candidate for Governor Jeff...

Hennepin County Commissioners Slash Jobs at HCMC While Raising Taxes for...

Minneapolis, MN -  MPR News reports that an unspecified number of jobs will be cut at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) after the Hennepin...

Are Minnesota’s Mega-Transportation Projects in Jeopardy Thanks to Trump?

St. Paul, MN - Republican President-elect Donald Trump chose the country’s Transportation Secretary Tuesday, picking Elaine Chao, the former labor secretary and wife of...

The Push to Get MN Drivers off the Roads

Minnesotans are seeing a push to move commuters from their cars to mass transit, bike paths and sidewalks.   Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson says...

Marco Rubio Rallies 1,600 Minnesota Supporters

GOP Presidential Candidate Marco Rubio drew an estimated 1,600 supporters to his Minneapolis, Minnesota rally on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016.

Marco Rubio Fundraising in Minnesota & Announces Leadership Team

2016 GOP Presidential hopeful Marco Rubio holds fundraiser and announces his Minnesota Campaign Leadership Team.