Tim Pugmire covers politics and state government for MPR News.
- Walz: Legislature needs to spend more to fight crime
- Flanagan targets Birk remarks on abortion and rape
- Some GOP lawmakers face primary challenge from the right
- New law permits sale and consumption of hemp THC edibles in Minnesota
- Special session talks at 'impasse'
- In ethics hearing, Sen. Fateh defends behavior
- Senate Democrats call for tighter gun restrictions
- No special session? No matching money for federal construction funds
- Lawmakers leave St. Paul without major bills or plan for special session
- Deal reached on bill that eliminates taxes on Social Security income