Government & Politics

Exit Interview: Myron Frans hands reins of budget agency to Jim...

In the waning hours of his six-year run as commissioner of Minnesota Management and Budget, Myron Frans spoke with the Minnesota Reformer about the...

Mnuchin: White House would back additional cash to states in relief...

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday said the Trump administration would be open to providing additional aid to state and local governments...

COVID-19 reduces Amtrak service here, in another blow to the future...

Kyle Rusness travels between St. Paul and Detroit Lakes to see family. Rusness is a chef who uses the Amtrak “Empire Builder” line because...

Man who police say threatened Walz had history of sharing Facebook...

The man charged with threatening to kill Gov. Tim Walz frequently shared Facebook posts from Right Now, a local conservative outfit funded by prominent,...

Confederate statues would be removed from national parks under new push...

WASHINGTON — Minnesota Democrat Betty McCollum is pushing the federal government to get rid of confederate statues and memorials in national parks — and...

Exclusive: Hagedorn says he does not own mysterious company, Abernathy West

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jim Hagedorn said for the first time Thursday that he does not own a mysterious company his office has paid more...

Tobacco, pharmaceutical and other corporate cash finding its way into state...

The Minnesota Senate is considered the big prize in state politics this November, and wealthy corporations in pharmaceuticals, nicotine, beer and utilities and the...

Judge grants temporary restraining order to ex-wife of Minnesota GOP communications...

Just two weeks before Minnesota Republicans hired Jack Tomczak to be the party’s communications director, a Hennepin County judge granted a temporary restraining order...

DFL Chair Ken Martin: Expect an ethics complaint against Rep. Jim...

The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party may lean on members of the state’s congressional delegation to file a formal complaint against Rep. Jim Hagedorn, following a...

Milan, Minnesota swelled with immigrants. But will the census count them?

This story was contributed by Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts. MILAN, Minn. — The October chill hit Gabriel Elias like a truck...
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