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June 29, 2016
Republican state Reps. David Baker, of Willmar, from left, Tim Miller, of Prinsburg, and Bob Dettmer, of Forest Lake, meet Tuesday with local veterans during a town hall meeting at the American Legion in Willmar. Dettmer is chairman of the Minnesota House Veterans Affairs Division. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Veterans claim one legislative victory with pension exemption
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
June 15, 2016
Unfunded school mandates questioned
June 15, 2016 - 11:46pm
May 27, 2016
Representative Chris Swedzinski, R-Ghent, hopes to see a special session so that projects in the area can be approved. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
District 16 legislators urge special session
May 27, 2016 - 12:20am
May 24, 2016
Gov. Mark Dayton announces a new transportation funding plan in this May 16 file photo. “I think it’s unrealistic to think they’re going to agree on something before or during a very short one-day special session, if there were one,” Dayton told Minnesota Public Radio Tuesday.
(FILE | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Dayton doubts transportation funding
May 24, 2016 - 11:06pm
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Tomm Bakk of Cook speaks in this April 13 file photo. “I think we had an awfully good session,” Bakk proclaimed minutes after the chaos subsided on the final night of the legislative session. “We will all move on from this, but much good work was done this session.” (FILE | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Minnesota awmakers lament about session woes
May 24, 2016 - 10:59pm
May 16, 2016
Education advocates watch final deal-making with growing disappointment
May 16, 2016 - 12:00am
May 14, 2016
State Rep. Dave Baker of Willmar tells reporters Friday about bills that he said could help reduce opioid problems. (DON DAVIS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Legislators fight back as overdose deaths rise
May 14, 2016 - 11:14am
May 11, 2016
Drake’s law heads over to Gov. Dayton
May 11, 2016 - 11:58pm
May 10, 2016
Musician Prince gestures on stage during the Apollo Theatre's 75th anniversary gala in New York City, June 8, 2009. (LUCAS JACKSON | REUTERS)
Quick Prince protection bill appears in Legislature
May 10, 2016 - 5:30am
Deal-making so far called ‘constructive, not productive’
May 10, 2016 - 5:30am
May 5, 2016
Dana Schoen
Bill that would increase DWI punishment advances in Minnesota House
May 5, 2016 - 8:31am
March 24, 2016
Bill would limit transgender bathroom use to biological sex
March 24, 2016 - 5:30am
March 16, 2016
Buffer change passes committee
March 16, 2016 - 11:20pm
State legislators to revisit ‘buffer strip’ law
March 16, 2016 - 5:30am
March 14, 2016
Minnesota state Sen. Vicki Jenson of Owatonna says Monday  that greater Minnesota transportation needs go beyond roads and include transit. (DON DAVIS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Greater Minnesota eyes transportation funding debate
March 14, 2016 - 11:37pm
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