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Minnesota Legislature

September 3, 2015
Legislation reduces chance for home-owned solar
September 3, 2015 - 4:58am
July 16, 2015
Rep. Mary Sawatzky of Willmar, then newly elected, talks with guests at the Jan. 8, 2013, opening of the Minnesota Legislature. Sawatzky lost her re-election bid in 2014 and is expected to run again in 2016. (Don Davis | Forum News Service)
Some DFL lawmakers who lost in 2014 aim for rematches
July 16, 2015 - 12:43am
May 13, 2015
Bird flu an issue in Minnesota budget talks
May 13, 2015 - 11:13pm
April 6, 2015
The real work at Capitol begins now
April 6, 2015 - 12:09am
April 3, 2015
Dayton to seek more funds for Lewis & Clark water system
April 3, 2015 - 9:17am
Gov. Mark Dayton addresses a room of nearly 200 Thursday morning in Worthington. The public aired their concerns and asked questions about Dayton’s proposal to require 50-foot buffer strips along all lakes, rivers and streams.
Governor visits Worthington to talk buffer initiative with large crowd
April 3, 2015 - 1:03am
March 2, 2015
Jonathan Batres Alvino, a graduate of Willmar Senior High School and a student at the University of Minnesota, talks Saturday in Willmar about the struggles his family has faced because his mother does not have access to a driver’s license. 
TRIBUNE / Nicole Hovatter
Local officials support granting undocumented immigrants access to driver’s licenses
March 2, 2015 - 6:28am
February 27, 2015
State Budget Director Margaret Kelly sorts charts before Minnesota Management and Budget officials announced Friday that the state has a projected $1.9 billion surplus. 
Big state budget surplus equals big dispute among state leaders
February 27, 2015 - 11:01pm
February 26, 2015
Standing by a map showing where Minnesota lacks dentists, Dr. Peter Cannon of St. Paul talks Thursday about a bill to increase what the state pays them.
Minnesota dentists say low state payments hurting care for poor
February 26, 2015 - 11:21pm
Elections take spotlight at Legislature
February 26, 2015 - 11:18pm
Insurance paying for telemedicine would be required under legislation
February 26, 2015 - 11:17pm
February 17, 2015
Agriculture educator bills introduced
February 17, 2015 - 7:00am
February 16, 2015
TRIBUNE / Tom Cherveny
Sen. Lyle Koenen, DFL-Clara City, left, makes a point Saturday as Rep. Tim Miller, R-Prinsburg, listens during the two legislators’ town hall meeting in Montevideo. They discussed a wide range of topics in the Legislature as well as provided updates on bills for flexible school schedules and funding requests for a Montevideo veterans’ nursing home proposal.
Local lawmakers expect action on flexible school schedules
February 16, 2015 - 12:09am
February 13, 2015
State government not all hugs and kisses
February 13, 2015 - 11:05pm
February 12, 2015
Capitol fireworks: Senate seeks to suspend pay increases for Dayton’s commissioners
February 12, 2015 - 11:38pm