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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said he would veto Republican House bills for education finance that don't include an additional $100 million for voluntary preschool opportunities. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Early-childhood education money in dispute
25 min 49 sec ago
March 24, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton discusses the state budget for 2018-2019. He wants to increase funding in areas such as early childhood. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
March 24, 2017 - 4:05pm
Rep. Rod Hamilton, Minnesota House agriculture chairman, proposed a agriculture funding bill that would replace Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed $1 million pollinator protection account for the Department of Agriculture to with $500,000 for University of Minnesota pollinator research. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
March 24, 2017 - 2:34pm
March 20, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt points to a chart showing House Republican budget plans on Monday, March 20, 2107. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. GOP proposes $1.35 billion in tax cuts as budget debate nears
March 20, 2017 - 5:14pm
March 19, 2017
Tracy Claeys, then head coach of the Minnesota Gophers football team, looks on during the third quarter of the Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego on Dec. 27, 2016. Claeys and his staff were fired following the game, causing a budget hole for U Athletics. Jake Roth / USA TODAY Sports
Big TV deal for Gopher sports won't help University of Minnesota academics
March 19, 2017 - 5:20pm
March 16, 2017
Rep. Peterson: Ag cuts in Trump budget harmful for rural communities
March 16, 2017 - 2:16pm
President Donald Trump's overview of the budget priorities for Fiscal Year 2018 are displayed at the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) on its release by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in Washington, U.S. March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Military wins in first Trump budget; environment, foreign aid lose big
March 16, 2017 - 8:25am
March 14, 2017
Minnesota notebook: Franken asks Trump to pay attention to bird flu
March 14, 2017 - 4:34pm
March 13, 2017
President Donald Trump makes remarks to the press as he sits down for a working lunch with members of his cabinet and their spouses, including Veteran's Administration Secretary David Shulkin (left) and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross (right), at Trump National Golf Club, Potomac Falls,Virginia, in suburban Washington on March 11, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Theiler
Trump budget opens new fight among Republicans
March 13, 2017 - 11:00am
February 28, 2017
Minnesota budget prediction shows slight increase in surplus
February 28, 2017 - 5:36pm
February 26, 2017
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks at a press briefing at the White House in Washington. Feb. 14, 2017.  REUTERS / Kevin Lamarque
Treasury Secretary: Trump budget will not cut Social Security, Medicare
February 26, 2017 - 11:47am
January 27, 2017
Brenda Cassellius, commissioner with the Minnesota Department of Education, presented Gov. Mark Dayton's budget proposal to the House Education Finance Committee Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. (Forum News Service photo by Maureen McMullen)
Dayton proposal includes extra $371 million for public schools
January 27, 2017 - 8:14pm
January 24, 2017
Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota Management and Budget shows reporters at chart during a Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, unveiling of Gov. Mark Dayton's budget plan. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Dayton wants 10 percent budget hike
January 24, 2017 - 10:55pm
Dayton budget plan highlights
January 24, 2017 - 10:35pm
January 2, 2017
A warm morning sun turns the Minneota Capitol from nearly white to nearly tan in the first 2017 sunrise. On Tuesday, Jan. 3, the Legislature begins its session in a newly renovated Capitol. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
MN Legislative forecast: Cloudy with a chance of disputes
January 2, 2017 - 9:59pm
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