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May 19, 2018
Like a preacher during a blizzard, Rep. Liz Olson of Duluth offers a prayer with few in the audience Saturday, May 19, 2018, in the Minnesota House chamber. Most lawmakers had little to do on the next-to-last day of the year's session as committee chairmen and legislative leaders made most of the decisions. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton plans to veto most major legislation
May 19, 2018 - 9:17pm
May 14, 2018
Next to a hand-written note thanking him for seeking more education funding, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters Monday, May 14, 2018, that he will not sign a tax bill if he does not get "emergency" funding for education. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bonding passes in Minn. House as session winds down
May 14, 2018 - 4:55pm
May 11, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Paul Marquart of Dillworth goes through paperwork on Friday, May 11, 2018, while serving as a legislative tax negotiator. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Lawmakers face no must-do issues
May 11, 2018 - 2:16pm
May 10, 2018
University of Minnesota law school subsidy soars as applications drop
May 10, 2018 - 7:34pm
Gov. Mark Dayton signs autographs for students at Parkview Elementary School in Lakeville, Minn., on Wednesday, May 9. Dayton visited the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan school district to discuss his request for $138 million in emergency school aid to help districts across the state avoid budget cuts. (Christopher Magan / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
As Dayton pushes for emergency school money, Republican urge districts to tap savings
May 10, 2018 - 7:28pm
May 8, 2018
Dayton continues push for 'emergency' school funding
May 8, 2018 - 8:35pm
May 1, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Julie Sandsted of Hibbing says on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, that she supports a governor proposal to put an emergency investment into school districts around the state. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Gov. Dayton says he wants $138 million in 'emergency' school funding after nearly 60 districts report shortfalls
May 1, 2018 - 5:26pm
April 27, 2018
This is part of a Minnesota state government website that shows residents how their tax money is being spent. A national group recently said the state tied for third with Wisconsin for best transparancy site. Screenshot / Forum News Service
Minnesota website opens the state checkbook
April 27, 2018 - 12:22pm
April 23, 2018
The golden Quadriga stands atop the Minnesota Capitol as legislators move toward a May 21, 2018, end of their session. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
April 23, 2018 - 4:29pm
April 22, 2018
Crunch time: Minnesota lawmakers have less than five weeks to tackle long list of issues
April 22, 2018 - 6:19am
April 19, 2018
A group of tourists checks out the Minnesota Senate chamber on Thursday, April 19, 2018. The Captiol is busy this time of year with tourists from school children to the elderly. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Legislature could outlaw fake service animals
April 19, 2018 - 5:30pm
March 31, 2018
Brooke Henry, who is currently a freshman at North Dakota State University, spent more than $1,000 on her senior prom dress in 2017. Special to Forum News Service
'Prom'inent costs
March 31, 2018 - 8:20am
March 29, 2018
People participate in an ALICE training -- alert, lockdown, inform, counter and evacuate -- in August 2016 in Pequot Lakes, Minn., High School. Forum News Service file photo
Minn. House Republicans want $50M for school security, mental health
March 29, 2018 - 6:53pm
March 16, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton announces changes he wants to make in Minnesota's $46 billion, two-year budget on Friday, March 16, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Proposed Dayton budget, tax changes 'complicated'
March 16, 2018 - 4:16pm
March 2, 2018
An AR-15 and other rifles for sale at the Florida Gun Show, Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, Fla., Feb. 25, 2018. In the packed exhibition hall, where shoppers were offered a refund on their admission if they signed up for a membership with the National Rifle Association, attitudes toward firearms laws were far from monolithic. Zack Wittman / copyright 2018 The New York Times
Rental cars, hearing aids, insurers: Since Parkland, a list of companies that have weighed in on the gun debate
March 2, 2018 - 8:56am
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