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May 31, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton, center, applauds along with supporters of bipartisan pension legislation that passed both chambers of the Legislature unanimously. Dayton signed the legislation Thursday, May 31, in the State Capitol rotunda in St. Paul, which will stabilize pension funds for 511,000 current and retired state workers. Christopher Magan / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Dayton's last bill stabilizes pensions for retired state workers
May 31, 2018 - 7:51pm
May 30, 2018
Making a point, Gov. Mark Dayton announces on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, that had signed a public works bill funding projects across Minnesota. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MN lawmakers claim a bonding victory as Dayton signs with objections
May 30, 2018 - 3:12pm
House Majority Leader Joyce Peppin, R-Rogers, at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Thursday, May 19, 2016. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press file photo
Peppin leaving Minnesota Legislature
May 30, 2018 - 11:27am
May 22, 2018
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, left, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka tell reporters on Friday, May 18, 2018, that they plan to rush a school safety bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MN legislative session is a wrap, without an ending
May 22, 2018 - 1:40pm
May 21, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The Legislature has approved $101 million in bonding funds, pending the governor's signature, that will complete the last two gaps in the state Highway 23 four-lane between Willmar and Interstate 94. Here traffic is shown May 5 moving from a two-lane segment near New London to the four-lane.
Pleasant surprise in bonding bill: Highway 23 gaps may finally be filled
May 21, 2018 - 10:34pm
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An artist's rendering of the proposed veterans nursing home in Montevideo.
Montevideo veterans home one step closer with bonding bill inclusion
May 21, 2018 - 9:07pm
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters late Sunday, May 20, 2018, that he has no intention of signing many of the Republican-controlled Legislature's major bills. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bonding could be Legislature's last man standing
May 21, 2018 - 4:33pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune file photo
The Highway 23 Coalition has lobbied for completing the four-lane highway state Highway 23 between New London and Interstate 94. Money was included in the bonding bill for the project.
Bonding bill includes new money for Highway 23 project
May 21, 2018 - 10:08am
Minnesota Opinion: State lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
May 21, 2018 - 6:23am
May 19, 2018
Dayton vetoes four bills with one day left in session
May 19, 2018 - 10:26pm
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 18, 2018
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, front, listens to a reporter's question Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Looking on is Tax Chairman Roger Chamberlain of Lino Lakes. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: End-of-session questions go unanswered
May 18, 2018 - 1:25pm
May 15, 2018
Mike McFeely. 5Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Commentary: Step right up and place your bets — soon
May 15, 2018 - 6:45pm
State Rep. Tony Jurgens
3M settlement bill passes House, adds well testing web page
May 15, 2018 - 9:39am
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