By Meghashyam Mali | 02/26/14 04:25 PM
President Obama on Wednesday defended his 2009 stimulus package and unveiled a new initiative that would provide grants for repairing the nation's infrastructure.
By Mike Cronin | 02/26/14 09:23 AM
Objections to a bill that would expand the victim-notification process after a retail or wholesale business data breach were strident and frequent during a hearing Tuesday afternoon of the Minnesota House commerce committee.
By Brian Hughes | 02/26/14 06:10 AM
President Obama on Wednesday will travel to Minnesota to push Congress to approve $302 billion-worth of infrastructure projects over the next four years, while outlining a new $600 million grant program to create jobs repairing roads, bridges and transit systems.
02/25/14 05:45 PM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A group of southern Minnesota banks has sued suing Target Corp., alleging damages from the retailer's data breach late last year. The five banks are First Farmers & Merchants banks. The lawsuit was filed Saturday in U.S. District Court in Minnesota. The complaint doesn't...
By Associated Press | 02/24/14 10:43 AM
President Obama is taking his "year of action" tour to Minnesota, heading to St. Paul on Wednesday to announce a new competition encouraging investments to create jobs and restore infrastructure. Obama will be speaking at St. Paul's newly renovated Union Depot transportation hub. The White...
By Brian Hughes | 02/24/14 08:19 AM
President Obama this week will step up his efforts to get Democrats elected, squeezing multiple campaign events in between speeches on the economy. Obama on Tuesday will speak to Organizing for Action, the campaign group headed by his former staffers, and will headline a Democratic National...
By Associated Press | 02/15/14 11:52 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — All of the Republicans seeking to oust Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton regard Minnesota's problem-ridden health insurance exchange as an unmitigated disaster, but they differ on what they would do about it if they were elected. The fissure on health care became apparent...
By Associated Press | 02/10/14 08:21 AM
Union officials who represent St. Paul public school teachers say they'll decide Monday whether to put a strike to a membership vote after eight months of contentious contract talks.
By Brian Bakst | 02/05/14 08:25 AM
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday named Tina Flint Smith as his running mate in pursuit of a second term, discarding the traditional strategy of geographic balance on a ticket in favor of an alliance with a trusted first-term adviser.
By Brian Bakst | 02/03/14 10:07 AM
Fears of prying from the sky have some Minnesota lawmakers seeking clamps on law enforcement's use of unmanned aerial drones to gather evidence.
01/30/14 09:17 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn. — State officials say 14 people who managed the troubled MNsure online health insurance exchange were paid bonuses of more than $26,000 just after its launch. Software problems plagued the website, which overwhelmed its call center in St. Paul after the exchange went...
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