Divided along partisan lines, there isn't enough support among Senate Ethics Committee members to launch an ethics investigation into how Sen. Geoff Michel, R-Edina, handled the Amy Koch-Michael Brodkorb scandal.During a hearing last Friday, the four member committee discussed an ethics complaint ... More >>
The so-called "right to work" bill was approved by the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee earlier today, but it's unclear whether the measure has enough support to be approved by both the House and Senate.Today's committee vote was 7-6, with Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, joining ... More >>
State Sen. Hoffman has a Republican challenger for the 7th District nomination.Sen. Gretchen Hoffman, R-Vergas, announced this morning that she's running for the U.S. House in the 7th District against against longtime incumbent Collin Peterson.The first-term senator's hand may have been forced by ... More >>
Brodkorb: DFL-ers did it too.Sen. Dick Cohen (DFL-St. Paul) is pretty unhappy that three Republicans refused to answer his questions about their budget bill last week. Now, a GOP operative says he shouldn't be.
Earlier this week we posted a video from the Senate showing Sens. Mike Parry (R-Wasec ... More >>
Sen. Dick Cohen wants answers to his questionsMinnesota's budget-trimming process is well underway, and it's gotten ugly.Last week, three Republican senators refused to even hear questions on their budget proposal from Sen. Dick Cohen, DFL-St. Paul, the former chair of the Senate Finance Committe ... More >>