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Senate removes another Walz commissioner

The Republican-controlled Senate voted to remove Minnesota Department of Commerce Commissioner Steve Kelley Friday before the one-day special session concluded. The Senate also voted to...

Midwest Republicans urge Big Ten commissioner not to punt on fall...

Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield of Levering and nine other Republican Midwest lawmakers Tuesday sent a letter encouraging Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren to reverse its...

Gazelka asks Walz to clarify when ‘excessive use of executive authority’...

Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-East Gull Lake, sent a letter to Gov. Tim Walz on Friday asking him to end the state of...

Democrats accuse Senate Republicans of extortion after ousting Walz commissioner

Just before the special session closed on Wednesday, Senate Republicans successfully voted to prevent Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) Commissioner Nancy Leppink from...

As Walz extends emergency, Senate votes to end emergency powers for...

The Minnesota Senate voted to strip the governor of his emergency powers for a third time Wednesday after the COVID-19 peacetime emergency was officially...

Senate leader looking into legality of commissioner’s attempt to rally support...

Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Commissioner Steve Grove faced backlash last week after he distributed pre-written letters for Minnesotans to use to...

Protesters Bused To Republican State Senate Leader’s Business

A group of roughly 50 protestors amassed outside Minnesota State Senate Republican Majority Leader Paul Gazelka's place of business in Baxter, Minnesota. Some of the...

Senate to Hold Oversight Hearings After Destruction in MN

Senator Paul Gazelka announced that the Senate will hold oversight hearings to investigate the government’s responses to the destruction that occurred after George Floyd’s...

Democrats Demand Social Justice Initiatives are Added to the Special Session

The Democrat “The People of Color/Indigenous (POCI)” Caucus is extremely disappointed with Senate Majority Leader Gazelka’s comments that their Criminal Justice agenda isn’t on...

Senator Gazelka says Walz’s actions are “insulting” to jobless Minnesotans

Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka said that the decision to give Government employees a raise would be insulting to the unemployed. Governor Walz went through...