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January 11, 2018
How two Minnesota GOP lawmakers derailed high-speed train plans
ST. PAUL — A pair of Republican state lawmakers have effectively derailed — at least for now — plans for so-called "high-speed"...
January 11, 2018 - 8:50pm
December 4, 2017
Amid sexual misconduct allegations, state Sen. Dan Schoen formally resigns, wants to stay a Cottage Grove cop
ST. PAUL — Dan Schoen is ready to turn in his Washington County lawmaker credentials, but not his gun and badge. Faced with allegations of...
December 4, 2017 - 6:12pm
November 23, 2017
Lawyer: Schoen denies sexual harassment claims in midst of resignation
A lawyer representing Sen. Dan Schoen in his final days in the Minnesota Legislature called swirling sexual harassment allegations "suspect"...
November 23, 2017 - 8:14am
November 9, 2016
Kent retains state Senate seat in close race
Susan Kent will serve a second term in the Minnesota State Senate after narrowly beating Republican challenger Sharna Wahlgren during Tuesday's...
November 9, 2016 - 3:15am
November 6, 2016
Minnesota voters will decide legislative pay issue this year
ST. PAUL — Christine Leitner of St. Paul showed up on the very first day the Ramsey County elections office opened for voting to cast...
November 6, 2016 - 8:17pm
October 16, 2016
Q&A with Senate District 53 challenger Sharna Wahlgren
Sharna Wahlgren • Age: 48 • City of residence: Maplewood • Years lived in district: I was born here. I have lived in or within a block...
October 16, 2016 - 8:40am
Q&A with Senate District 53 incumbent Susan Kent
Susan Kent • Age: 52 • City of residence: Woodbury • Years lived in district: 12 • Education: Bachelor's, communications, The University...
October 16, 2016 - 7:37am
August 18, 2016
Cities dropping 'drop home' legislature
After the Temporary Family Health Care Dwelling law was passed this spring by the state Legislature, many cities in the metro area are considering...
August 18, 2016 - 9:23am
March 8, 2016
Washington County develops policy to promote pollination
Washington County officials are looking at what can be done to help replenish the pollinator population in the county. The Washington County...
March 8, 2016 - 12:43am
February 12, 2015
Fenton: Met Council panel targeting 'overreach'
A legislative panel is looking to take a deep dive into the scope of a governmental agency that oversees a range of metro issues, from transit to housing and redevelopment. The House Subcommittee on Metropolitan Council Accountability and Transparency, launched Jan.
February 12, 2015 - 6:45am
February 5, 2015
Kent bill would muscle up phy-ed in schools
A Woodbury lawmaker wants more schools around the state to do their part in ensuring students stay active. A bill authored by Sen. Susan Kent, DFL-Woodbury, requires statewide physical education standards to be set for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. The legislation...
February 5, 2015 - 8:15am
January 10, 2013
Lawmakers begin to establish health insurance marketplace
ST. PAUL -- One in five Minnesotans are expected to buy health insurance offered by a mostly online marketplace that a newly written bill would establish. The marketplace, known as a health care exchange, is required by federal law known as Obamacare and must be in place by Oct....
January 10, 2013 - 12:58pm
March 14, 2012
Hunters, anglers: 'Raise fees we pay'
ST. PAUL -- It is not something heard much around the Legislature: people suggesting fees they pay go up. But Minnesota anglers and hunters did just that Tuesday and the Senate natural resources committees complied, backing a bill that ups fees to replenish a fund running out of...
March 14, 2012 - 8:50am
Capitol Chatter: Vikings stadium timing couldn't come at worse time
ST. PAUL -- A New York Times story may best explain the Minnesota Vikings' woes in seeking a new stadium: "The country's most popular sport is colliding with the country's emergent political philosophy -- smaller government and lower taxes." Reporter Ken Belson examined problems...
October 14, 2011 - 2:00pm
July 13, 2011
Take a hike
Many Minnesotans had their Fourth of July plans foiled when state politicians' failure to reach a compromise on a two-year budget resulted in...
July 13, 2011 - 9:01am