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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign-style rally at the Phoenix Convention Center, Aug. 22, 2017. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times)
Trump's threat to shut down government over border wall raises stakes for lawmakers
2 hours 21 min ago
July 14, 2017
Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota's finance agency talks in early 2017 about the state budget. In July, he said that the current two-year budget is tight and several factors could cause financial problems. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Dayton administration worries about tight budget
July 14, 2017 - 12:26pm
May 31, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton looks at state Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa Friday, May 5, 2017, after they and other legislative leaders met to discuss the state budget. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Q and A: What happened to Minnesota legislative budget?
May 31, 2017 - 4:47pm
May 30, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, left, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka tell reporters Tuesday night, May 31, 2017, that they think the governor's veto of legislative funding is unconstitutional. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton signs Minnesota budget, but not bill funding Legislature
May 30, 2017 - 8:14pm
May 26, 2017
Minnesota state Sen. Bill Weber, facing camera, visits Rep. Joe Schomacker early Friday, May 26, 2017, in the waning hours of a special legislative session. Both are from Luverne. Don Davis / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
May 26, 2017 - 4:54pm
May 25, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt lets Rep. Bob Dettmer of Forest Lake know his feelings about a bill during a special legislative session Thurday, May 25, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Biking trail dispute derails Minnesota Legislature's final budget work
May 25, 2017 - 9:12pm
Dionne: The wider Trump scandal
May 25, 2017 - 4:52am
May 24, 2017
Hundreds gathered in the Minnesota Capitol Wednesday, May 24, 2017, to urge Gov. Mark Dayton to veto bills funding the $46 billion state budget. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
May 24, 2017 - 9:10pm
Dave Olson/The Forum
Trump's budget proposal aims to cut all federal funds to Planned Parenthood
May 24, 2017 - 2:39pm
The Minnesota Capitol is lit up at sunrise Wednesday, May 24, 2017, as legislators inside debate tax and education bills. It was the first day of a special session to finish passing a $46 billion state budget. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Another day, another missed Minnesota legislative deadline
May 24, 2017 - 9:00am
May 23, 2017
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, seen here in April, said that interior's funding of $11.6 billion for fiscal 2018, which is about $1.6 billion less annually, will eliminate programs that he says are unnecessary, duplicative or a low priority. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Trump proposes sharp cuts at Interior Department while pushing for more drilling on public lands
May 23, 2017 - 5:50pm
The long hours take their toll on Senators as they listen to Ron Latz, (DFL), St. Louis Park speak on the final day of the regular session at the State Capitol in St. Paul,  Monday, May 22, 2017.  Scott Takushi \ Pioneer Press
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
May 23, 2017 - 5:09pm
Sonny Perdue
Farm groups express concern about White House budget proposal
May 23, 2017 - 4:37pm
May 22, 2017
President Donald Trump's FY2018 budget is seen printed at the Government Publishing Office in Washington, U.S. on May 19, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo
Trump's budget proposal slashes spending by $3.6 trillion over 10 years
May 22, 2017 - 8:35pm
May 19, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt explains a new Republican budget plan Friday, May 19, 2017. With him is Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota GOP plans to send new round of budget bills to governor
May 19, 2017 - 8:30pm
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