Governors from Georgia and Florida offer their states as host for the Republican National Convention in August.
First-term U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar has won the DFL endorsement to run in the August primary election for the Minneapolis congressional seat.
President Donald Trump says he has deemed churches and other houses of worship “essential” and called on governors to allow them to reopen this weekend. Many Minnesota churches are planning to resume services despite a state order.
Capitol Hill Republicans want to phase out unemployment benefits to encourage Americans to go back to work. With the layoffs surpassing 38 million, some lawmakers see a failure by Washington to act as untenable.
Seventeen Wisconsin residents have filed a federal lawsuit alleging that local stay-at-home orders are unconstitutional. The local orders were imposed after the Wisconsin Supreme Court threw out a statewide order.
President Donald Trump says he wants to hold up coronavirus funding for Michigan over the issue of absentee ballots. He claims the practice is ripe for fraud even though there is scant evidence of wrongdoing with mail-in votes.
State employees in Minnesota will see promised pay raises after the state’s budget agency ruled that legislators don’t have the authority to modify them. Senate Republicans had voted to postpone to next year a 2.5% pay raise that was due in July.
Rep. Tom Tiffany was sworn in as northern Wisconsin's Congressman on Tuesday. A newly-elected Republican from California also took office.