At Issue with Tom Hauser
Summary: Chief Political Reporter Tom Hauser hosts "At Issue" every Sunday at 10 a.m. on 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS in the Twin Cities "At Issue" covers politics and current events - with original reporting and commentary - throughout Minneapolis, St. Paul, greater Minnesota and the country at large.
Brace yourself for what could be the wildest and most expensive election year for Minnesota in 2020
This week, Governor Tim Walz signed the bills that make up the state's two-year, $48 billion budget agreement this week.
Minnesota lawmakers have officially completed their work for 2019, sending a two-year, $48 billion budget agreement to Governor Tim Walz for his approval.
It is crunch time at the State Capitol as lawmakers have just hours left to come to an agreement on a two-year budget for the state of Minnesota.
After taking several days off for the fishing opener, budget talks are set to pick up again Sunday evening at the State Capitol.
Debates over health care provider tax, gas tax increase could dampen budget negotiations and MnDOT Commissioner Margaret Anderson Kelliher in studio
Sen. Amy Klobuchar Prepares to Announce Plans for 2020, Expected to Get into Presidential Race and Republicans Gain Seat in Minn. Senate Following Special Election.
Legislative Audit Cites Multiple Problems for Failed MNLARS Rollout and Klobuchar to Visit Key Voting States This Week as Presidential Campaign Enters Second Week
During a decade of bleak budget years from 2003 to 2012, Minnesota State Troopers went five of those years with no pay raises. Those years with no raises have caused state trooper pay to fall further and further behind police officers in local departments
Year after year, gun control advocates have pushed for stricter access to guns in Minnesota. The 2019 Legislative Session may be their best chance in years to get legislation passed
Minnesota lawmakers spent part of Tuesday getting a glimpse into a future that could one day lead to driver-less semi-trucks. We're not there yet, but the technology practically is and the state could at least take a step in that direction ...
It has been a busy week of political transition in Minnesota. The Tim Walz era has officially begun and the 2019 legislative session is moving full steam ahead...
Tim Walz is set to be sworn in as the next Minnesota Governor on Monday, January 7th.
On our final episode of At Issue for 2018, we look back at some of the year's biggest political headlines,
After nearly 12 years serving Minnesota's 5th Congressional District, Keith Ellison is gearing up to begin his new role as the state's next attorney general ...