Quotes on the State of the Union

U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn.: — I was glad to see that the President put such a focus on building a strong middle class. Our ... Read more | Add your comment

Obama: America is turning the page

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama urged the nation Tuesday night to “turn the page” on years of economic troubles, terrorism and lengthy wars, arguing that ... Read more | Add your comment

Is this the rural session? Greater Minnesota leaders push broadband, workforce, job training

Increase local government aid. Expanded broadband infrastructure. Job training. Workforce housing. Transportation. Read more | Add your comment

Dayton details child care tax credit he’ll have in budget

ST. PAUL — Flanked by families, Gov. Mark Dayton proposed Tuesday expanding a child and dependent care tax credit to 92,000 more Minnesota families who ... Read more | Add your comment

House passes tax conformity bill

The Minnesota House passed its first bill of the 2015 session Thursday, a measure that would align state tax law with recent federal changes, providing ... Read more | Add your comment