The state’s top labor expert said further improvement could be difficult without efforts to break down barriers for black job seekers.
The Senate Capital Investment Committee is in the middle of the second leg of its four-part tour of state project ideas.
Pat Garofalo holds a press conference and a hearing to warn Minnesotans of potential economic fallout from the new federal “clean power plan."
The entrepreneur and avid sportsman managed to ingratiate himself with a variety of political figures from different regions, ideologies and backgrounds.
The conference was meant to bring the parties together and seek common ground on potential remedies. Of those invited to participate, only Gov. Mark Dayton emerged with a detailed plan.
Discipline appears to have paid off for GOP caucus.
Fully six bills will be taken up during Friday’s session -- four budget bills, a $180 million capital investment bill and a technical and clerical correction bill -- and legislators will have no surprises about their content.
The liberal wing of the DFL caucus complains about process as well as policy.
Observers are skeptical before political leaders convene at Lake Vermilion resort.
The initially partisan battle over Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposal to give raises to his state commissioners morphed into an intra-party struggle that leaves Dayton at odds with his fellow Democrats.
While some pessimists are predicting a return to gridlock and dismissing the happy talk as just that, a few important factors are seriously different, and better, this time around.
Gov. Mark Dayton isn't advocating changes to Minnesota's freshly passed minimum wage hike legislation, a spokesman clarified on Monday.
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