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New House GOP ousts Erik Mortensen from caucus 

State Rep. Erik Mortensen was removed from the New House Republican Caucus this week, apparently because of his criticism of the "RINOs in St....

Walz, Legislature reach budget agreement, will go into ‘overtime’ in June...

(The Center Square) — More than a week after their initial deadline, Minnesota legislative leaders announced Monday a bipartisan budget agreement on a $52...

Jensen: GOP leaders use principles as bargaining chips in 11th-hour deals

It is silly season in St. Paul. It’s that time of year when Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka goes behind closed doors with Gov. Tim...

Commentary: What is the politician’s ‘fair share’ of someone’s income?

Even with a forecast budget surplus of $1.6 billion for the 2022-2023 biennium and $4.6 billion coming from the federal government in the latest...

DFL bill aims to limit how much Minnesotans can drive

State Democrats want to limit the number of miles Minnesotans can drive, according to a new bill making its way through the Legislature. The “Sustainable...

Walz backs bill to give progressive groups influence over hate crimes...

Gov. Tim Walz expressed his support for a bill that would give progressive organizations influence over the state’s collection of data on “crimes motivated...

Democrats respond to ‘incredibly harmful’ voter ID bill, call for permanent...

Minnesota Senate Democrats announced a sweeping elections platform Monday and attacked their Republican colleagues for introducing “incredibly harmful” voter ID legislation. “Over the past year,...

DFL senators vote against tougher penalties for child predators

Minnesota is at or close to dead last in the nation when it comes to prosecuting child predators. Over 80 percent of predators caught...

Legislature gives up and repeals jobs report after bureaucracy ignores it...

(Center of the American Experiment) — In January 2012, Gov. Mark Dayton proposed a $775 million bonding bill and claimed it would create 21,000...

Minnesota ranks 46th in annual tax climate ranking

(The Center Square) — Minnesota finished 46th in a new study by the Tax Foundation showing which states are best at structuring their tax...