Minnesota lawmakers reach deal on unemployment insurance taxes, worker bonuses

Minnesota lawmakers say they have settled one of the biggest questions of the legislative session.Legislative leaders' deal includes $2.7 billion to refill the state's unemployment insurance fund, $500 million in bonus payments to reward workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, and $190 million for the Walz administration's response to the pandemic.

Minnesota Gov. Walz to deliver the State of the State address

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz will deliver the State of the State address at 6 p.m. Sunday. Hamline University political science professor David Shultz joins FOX 9 Morning News to preview what Walz will discuss and where things stand in the 2022 legislative session.

Report outlines response to 2020 Minneapolis riots

An investigation has concluded that not only did the Minneapolis Police Department not know how to effectively use a National Guard deployment in the wake of riots following George Floyd’s death – no action plan even existed.

Minnesota surplus climbs again, to $9.3 billion

Minnesota budget officials said Monday that the state's projected budget surplus has grown to $9.3 billion, up from $7.7 billion in early December, setting yet another record for the largest in Minnesota history.