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May 22, 2014
Secretary of state to stop issuing ‘get-out-of-jail-free’ cards to legislators
May 22, 2014 - 1:00am
May 21, 2014
A farmer plants a field Sunday along Kandiyohi County Road 5 north of Willmar. Among the positives for agriculture cited by Farm Bureau in the last legislative session was the repeal of a sales tax charged on machinery and equipment repair. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)
Mixed grades on Greater Minnesota’s legislative issues
May 21, 2014 - 10:40pm
May 19, 2014
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
May 19, 2014 - 5:00am
May 16, 2014
Will Montevideo host Minnesota’s first medical cannabis distribution center?
May 16, 2014 - 11:13pm
Minnesota state Rep. Frank Hornstein, D-Minneapolis, draws laughs from a bipartisan group of House members as midnight neared Thursday, May 15, 2014. From left are Reps. Dan Fabian, R-Roseau, John Ward, D-Baxter, Denny McNamara, R-Hastings, Tom Anzelc, D-Balsam Township, and Jerry Hertas, R-Greenfield. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minnesota legislators work toward final adjournment
May 16, 2014 - 9:47am
May 15, 2014
Seven-year-old Katelyn Pauling of Montevideo was on hand as Sen. Scott Dibble, DFL- Minneapolis, and Rep. Carly Melin, DFL- Hibbing, announced a bipartisan compromise bill legalizing certain forms of medical marijuana during a press conference Thursday at the Capitol in St. Paul. Katelyn suffers from Batten Disease, a form of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses that effects children and can cause seizures. Katelyn’s parents Jeremy and Kristy Pauling were also there. Pioneer Press: Ben Garvin
Relief on the way? Marijuana compromise brings tears of happiness
May 15, 2014 - 11:12pm
May 12, 2014
Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters Monday that he will veto a public works funding bill if it includes a provision that forbids requiring new homes to have fire sprinklers. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Dayton would veto bonding over fire sprinkler provision
May 12, 2014 - 11:30pm
Medical marijuana’s future at Minn. Capitol is foggy
May 12, 2014 - 11:26pm
May 11, 2014
Dayton signs Women’s Economic Security Act into law
May 11, 2014 - 11:35pm
May 9, 2014
House, Dayton put Minn. closer to medical marijuana
May 9, 2014 - 10:54pm
The Pauling family of Montevideo watches as the Minnesota House debates Friday, May 9, 2014, to allow medical marijuna use in the state. Jeremy and Kristy have attended numerous meetings in recent weeks so their 7-year-old daughter, Katelyn, can get help from her seizures. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minnesota House OKs medical marijuana
May 9, 2014 - 5:15pm
May 8, 2014
Minnesota Legislature’s end is near
May 8, 2014 - 11:35pm
Negotiators agree to state tax breaks
May 8, 2014 - 11:25pm
May 7, 2014
Senate OKs option for diversion class for some traffic offenses
May 7, 2014 - 11:22pm
Minnesota House passes Women’s Economic Security Act
May 7, 2014 - 11:10pm