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At the State Capitol Governor Mark Dayton signed the gay marriage bill into law in front of several thousand supporters earlier this month.
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Now that this year's legislative session - otherwise known as "DFLers gone wild" - is mercifully over, Minnesota's monopoly party can get to work planning its next assault on American tradition.
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Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed Saturday as Missing Children's Day in Minnesota, part of a national effort to raise awareness about missing and exploited children.
Thieves across the west metro have targeted brass couplings on water pipes in parking garages to sell as scrap metal.
With public attention focused on debates in the Capitol rotunda, a more select crowd filled a small conference room last week to fight over transportation legislation aimed at northern Minnesota.
It was supposed to be a series of formalities. But when Gov. Mark Dayton put his signature on the final bills left on his desk on Friday, he may have started a few brand new battles.
For all the heated rhetoric about the Affordable Care Act being a rigid, top-down approach to health care, the 2010 federal health reform law in reality gives states abundant opportunities to innovate, and often the additional funding needed to make it happen.
Riding high as polls continue to show he is a strong favorite to win reelection and one of the country's most popular governors, Christie's campaign has taken an aggressive early stance against underdog opponent and Democratic state Sen.
St. Louis Park, MN - Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton addressed students in SaintLouis Park Friday morning.
Ripping up the seats at the Xcel Energy Center likely will be among the first orders of business for Minnesota Sports and Entertainment.
The 10 cent-a-ton tax increase was included in the state Legislature's final omnibus tax bill signed into law by Gov.
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota became the 12th state to legalize marriage rights for same-sex couples when Gov.
Minnesota's move to raise $2.1 billion in new taxes, largely from the wealthy, to fund government programs puts it among a handful of states controlled by Democrats that are adopting more liberal fiscal policies at a time when many Republican-dominated statehouses are pushing to cut taxes.
The school that lost two fourth-graders to a deadly gravel slide in a St. Paul park will hold a gathering in their honor.
Saying that "we are just heartbroken, I prayed all the way here and I will pray all the way home," Laurie Amos of St.
After a debate that took nearly 10 hours over three legislative days, the Minnesota House of Representatives approved historic legislation Monday that extends collective-bargaining rights to family child-care providers and personal care attendants.