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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...

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...

Southwest Light Rail Project Gets Green Light

Final Design Phase Can Now Begin St. Paul, MN - The Federal Transit Administration gave engineers the green light on Wednesday to start the final...

Dayton Puts Taxpayers On-The-Hook For Southwest Light Rail

Minneapolis, MN - On Wednesday, Hennepin County officials gave the green light to raise property taxes in order to fund the Southwest light rail...

To Be or Not to Be: Public Discusses Fate of SWLRT

St. Paul, MN - On Thursday Governor Mark Dayton (DFL) met with business leaders, community members and lawmakers to discuss alternative funding options for...

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...

Dayton: Special Session Will Not Occur Without Light Rail

On Friday, Governor Mark Dayton (DFL) met with legislative leaders to discuss the possibility of a special legislative session, which is expected to occur...