Alice Hausman

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    Sen. Marty and Rep. Hausman plan to introduce marriage equality bill early this session

    In the wake of last month's defeat of the marriage amendment, DFL leaders seem less than enthusiastic about getting a marriage equality bill passed this session. Senate Majority Leader-elect Tom Bakk, for instance, says he wants his caucus to focus on economic issues, not divisive social ones, when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Minnesota legislators who won't accept their salary during a shutdown

    ​When Gov. Mark Dayton said he wasn't going to draw his salary if and when there's a state government shutdown beginning July 1, and Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch followed suit, we wondered who in the House and Senate might jump on the bandwagon They and Dayton could be responsible for layi ... More >>

  • News

    April 1, 2009

    Minnesota lobbyists rank Twin Cities legislators

    The brightest stars and dimmest hacks in the Capitol

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2006

    Twins Stadium: Verbatim testimony from the House

    Here is the final hour--save for a brief gap while the videotape was being replaced--of the Minnesota House testimony on the Twins stadium bill, after all the amendments had been considered.

  • News

    October 12, 2005

    Randy Kelly R.I.P.?

    Can the St. Paul mayor rebound from an awful primary showing?

  • Books

    June 6, 2001

    Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

    A longtime antismoking advocate just says no to billboards

  • Books

    October 13, 1999

    Burning Down the House

    Jesse lit the fire. Now a group of legislators prepare to feed the unicameral blaze.

  • News

    October 21, 1998

    Because They Can

    Six minor-party contenders for governor promise to bring back the primo dime-bag, turn the governor's mansion into a flophouse, tax water, get big brother out of your bedroom, ditch the nukes, and reveal the secrets of gravity-defying hair.

  • News

    December 17, 1997

    Wasting Away

    Citing growing health problems, Dakota residents at Prairie Island ask the Legislature for help in relocating away from the nuclear waste on their reservation.

  • News

    September 3, 1997

    Party Poopers

    It's Candidates vs. delegates: Who's milking who in the DFL endorsement process?

  • News

    August 6, 1997

    Power Play

    Seducing away well-connected legislative staffers who work on energy issues is part of what Sen. John Marty calls NSP's "record of undue influence."

  • News

    May 22, 1996