Walz Administration Framing Gas Tax Increase as ‘Debt Service Fee’

Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Margaret Anderson-Kelliher is pushing a combined gas-tax increase along with what she’s calling a “debt-service fee” that would raise fuel prices by up to 15 cents per gallon, according to interviews with local news outlets.

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Conservatives Intervene in Lawsuit Because Ellison Has ‘Failed’ to Defend Minnesota’s Pro-Life Laws, ‘Financially Abused Taxpayers’

Three conservative groups said Monday that Attorney General Keith Ellison “has failed Minnesotans” for his lackluster defense of the state’s pro-life laws in a legal challenge brought against the state of Minnesota by pro-abortion advocates. 

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Minnesota Republican Calls on Governor to Condemn Lawmaker’s Involvement in Anti-Trump Demonstrations

State Rep. Nick Zerwas (R-Elk River) called on Gov. Tim Walz and House Speaker Melissa Hortman (DFL-Brooklyn Park) to condemn the violent behavior of anti-Trump protesters and the involvement of a sitting Democrat legislator in the demonstrations.

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Minnesota DFL Will Work With Youth Climate Activists to Push ‘Climate Action Plan’ in 2020

The Minnesota House DFL recently formed a new “Climate Action Caucus” and plans to work with youth climate activists to develop a “Climate Action Plan” to push through the State Legislature in 2020.

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Minnesota Republican Called ‘Dangerous’ for Revealing That Walmart Sells Cheap Insulin 

A Minnesota Republican lawmaker was called “dangerous” and “reckless” for suggesting that diabetics purchase a cheaper insulin from Walmart instead of rationing the newer and more expensive analog insulin products.

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Dean Phillips Calls Ukraine Transcript ‘Damning,’ Says He’s Willing to Lose His Seat Over Impeachment

Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN-03) called the transcript of President Donald Trump’s phone call with Ukraine’s president “damning,” saying he and his colleagues are “willing to lose our jobs” to pursue impeachment.

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Craig and Phillips Call for Immediate Action on Impeachment Following Ukraine Allegations

Reps. Angie Craig (D-MN-02) and Dean Phillips (D-MN-03), representing suburban swing districts, both released statements Monday in support of pursuing impeachment. 

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