Governor Dayton gave a speech to the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce last night, and depending on what you read, the takeaway was either that he got a standing ovation or a cold reception from the business community.SEE ALSO: Fox 9 led last night's 10 o'clock newscast with a real head-scratcher of a s ... 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 >>
The 99% protested US Bank President Richard Davis' speech.US Bank President Richard Davis addressed the 1% at a Minnesota Chamber of Commerce luncheon this afternoon while the 99% protested outside. The "Golden Boy of Wall Street," as the New York Times recently dubbed him, was there to discuss ... More >>
TVAMonty Burns is looking to expand his operation.For a while there, Minnesota was vying to take the lead in pioneering the use of renewable energy. This week, the new Republican legislature will try to push is in a different direction: building more nuclear plants.Minnesota already has two nucle ... More >>
Today a federal judge struck down a state law banning corporations from spending on political advertising, endorsements, and other campaign activities, on the grounds that the law violated the First Amendment rights... of corporations.The decision, by Judge Paul Magnuson, relies on the U.S. Supre ... More >>
Meet the invisible hands behind some of the state's biggest bills
Could we just have every politician or kinda-politician run for governor in 2010, perhaps in a Lord of the Flies battle?
The governor wants to spend billions on roads without raising your taxes. Think there might be a catch?
Will the Met Council's proposed solution to a $60-million funding shortfall end bus service as we know it?
Amid Republican gains nationwide, state Dems narrow the lege gap
Minnesota's air quality makes it harder to breathe
The Governor's all for cleaning up Minnesota's lakes and rivers, provided it can be done for free
Why, exactly, did you leave your last job? Minnesota lawmakers argue over the wisdom of opening personnel files to prospective employers
Since a 1993 campaign-finance reform, soft-money contributions to political parties has gone up, say Minneapolis Alliance for Progressive Action's Dave Mann and Ellen Weiss.
The state's former ranking environmental protection officer goes to work for big industry.
NORWEST FINDS THE BRIGHT SIDE OF POVERTY