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April 7, 2018
What should lawmakers consider when rewriting tax policy? Five experts give their perspectives
April 7, 2018 - 6:30pm
A tax battle is brewing at the state Capitol: If lawmakers don’t change tax code, thousands of Minnesotans would pay more under new federal law
April 7, 2018 - 6:28pm
March 31, 2018
Tribune Editorial: Minnesota should reduce tax rates to be competitive
March 31, 2018 - 6:00am
March 30, 2018
School, health, city advocates threatened by Minn. road funding plan
March 30, 2018 - 5:20pm
Minnesota senators meet early in the 2018 session. But the final six weeks will be the busy time for Minnesota lawmakers. The Legislature must adjourn by May 21. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Legislature on break before home stretch
March 30, 2018 - 2:28pm
March 29, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. Mark Johnson of East Grand Forks on Thursday night, March 29, tells a Senate committee about legislation that would force some people who receive goverment-funded medical care to get jobs. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Deep divisions surface in Minnesota Senate over Medicaid work requirement
March 29, 2018 - 9:10pm
March 25, 2018
T03.07.2018 -- Steve Kuchera -- 031118.N.DNT.SpedC1 -- North Star Academy general education teacher Melissa Goldsworthy (left) and special education teacher Emily Silverness co-teach a fifth-grade reading class on March 7 that contains a range of students. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)
Who should pay? Duluth, other Minnesota districts advocate for changes in how special education expenses are covered
March 25, 2018 - 6:05am
March 23, 2018
Monte issues ''call to arms" to support veterans home
March 23, 2018 - 11:21am
March 20, 2018
Work under the Minnesota Capitol dome has increased in recent days as deadlines approach for the 2018 edition of the Minnesota Legislature. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MNLARS one of many bills lawmakers tackle near deadline
March 20, 2018 - 4:41pm
March 1, 2018
Daniel Ward II, President of the African American Heritage Gun Club, speakS in opposition to Dave Pinto's (64B-St. Paul), back, proposed bill increasing background checks for individuals seeking to buy a gun during meeting of the House Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance Committee at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul on Thursday, March 1, 2018.  John Autey / Pioneer Press
Gun control bills get a hearing but no action: Both sides have their say before GOP-led committee tables 2 proposals
March 1, 2018 - 7:54pm
Tribune Editorial: Time to get MNLARS to work for Minnesotans
March 1, 2018 - 12:00am
February 27, 2018
Commissioner Johanna Clyborne of Minnesota Information Technology Services testifies to a state House committee Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, about problems with a computer system for motor vehicle registrations, license plates and titles. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton aides: Get cash quick or MNLARS fix fades
February 27, 2018 - 6:03pm
February 22, 2018
Legislature moves quickly to fund its work after Dayton veto
February 22, 2018 - 6:49pm
February 20, 2018
Karla Bigham takes the oath of office to become a Minnesota senator on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Chief Justice Lori Gildea administers the oath while the new senator's husband, John, holds a Bible. Don Davis / Forum News Service
New legislators start as Legislature begins
February 20, 2018 - 12:34pm
February 19, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook is center of attention as he answers a reporter's question during a Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing. From left are Bakk, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, Gov. Mark Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate photographer
Gun debate begins as Legislature begins 2018 work
February 19, 2018 - 3:03pm