U.S. Senate Committee on Finance

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    Sen. Barb Goodwin Calls Out Ellison, Other Prominent DFLers Over Nonprofit Scandal

    On Sunday, the Star Tribune broke the story of a scandal involving a nonprofit organization called Community Action of Minneapolis.The nonprofit, which is supposed to serve low-income people, used nearly a million taxpayer dollars for things like spa treatments, cruises, and personal car loans, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Republican senators refuse to yield [VIDEO]

    Sen. Dick Cohen wants answers to his questions​Minnesota'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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    Senate reconsiders TCF Stadium booze ban

    ​Good news for Gophers fans and stadium-goers looking to get their booze on in TCF Stadium: a bill that would allow stadium vendors to sell alcohol passed through the Senate Finance Committee yesterday and is heading toward the full chamber.University regents originally wanted beer and liquor to b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    Sandra Pappas guides bill giving the U of M another shot at TCF stadium booze

    The bill would allow the university to serve alcohol at the stadium as long as it agrees to fund a scholarship account with the proceeds.

  • News

    June 11, 2008

    Domestic Abuse Service Center faces deep cuts

    A vital service for domestic violence survivors sees its budget gutted

  • News

    July 13, 2005

    Down in Flames

    Airlines go for broke while executives take the cash

  • News

    December 15, 2004

    A Cold Biloxi

    Will the Minnesota Legislature's slashing of childcare assistance for working families force more parents out of the workforce?

  • News

    April 16, 2003

    Walking on Thin Ice

    Why is Governor Tim Pawlenty leaving Minnesota film out in the cold?

  • News

    August 14, 1996

    Welfare as We've Never Known It

    Calculating the real impact of the welfare bill for Minnesota.