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Rep. Lucero sets the record straight on bill to protect girls’...

During an interview Thursday with Alpha News, state Rep. Eric Lucero responded to inaccurate claims that a bill he introduced seeks to “criminalize” transgender...

Republicans say Speaker Hortman ‘sullied’ their reputations with ‘reckless’ comments

Several Republican lawmakers said Minnesota House Speaker Melissa Hortman “sullied” their reputations when she “recklessly” suggested to the media that they were under investigation...

State rep demands apology after ‘authoritarian’ investigation into rally attendance goes...

A review requested by House Speaker Melissa Hortman found “no actions or speech rose to the level of criminal activity” during a Jan. 6...

Two Republicans join DFL in ‘taking the pledge’ to wear masks

During a House virtual press conference Monday, Reps. Pat Garofalo and Nolan West, both Republicans, joined several DFL representatives in pledging to wear a...

DFL House rejects bill to reform peacetime emergency laws 

Republicans didn’t attempt to revoke Gov. Tim Walz’s COVID-19 emergency powers during Thursday’s special session, but they did introduce a bill to reform peacetime...

House climate proposal calls for reducing ‘the need to drive’

A “Minnesota Climate Action Plan” released late last month by the Minnesota House Climate Action Caucus calls for achieving “100 percent clean electricity on...

Jeff Backer to challenge Kurt Daudt for leadership role after GOP...

Republican Rep. Jeff Backer, who cruised to victory over his DFL challenger Tuesday night, announced his candidacy for leader of the House Republican Caucus,...

Rep. Brad Tabke recently fined for campaign finance violation 

Rep. Brad Tabke, DFL-Shakopee, was recently fined by the Minnesota Campaign Finance Board for violating state law, the latest in a string of financial...

DFL House leaders to host fundraising event with candidate who threatened...

The DFL House Caucus plans to host an official fundraising event this week with John Thompson, Alpha News has learned. Thompson was at the center...

Campaign records suggest Chamber of Commerce helped finance failed attempt to...

A super PAC affiliated with the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce contributed $12,000 to a group that conducted a smear campaign of two conservative lawmakers...