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January 19, 2019
What does 'expanded background checks' mean? Here’s a primer 
January 19, 2019 - 2:41pm
Sen. Tom Bakk
Minn. gun-control plan faces opposition from within
January 19, 2019 - 2:30pm
January 18, 2019

The electrolier illuminated the dome of the Minnesota State Capitol building on the first day of the 2019 legislative session, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. Michael Longaecker / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Walz urges gun control vote, marijuana groups clash at Capitol in 2nd week of session
January 18, 2019 - 11:20am
January 17, 2019
Mental health specialist Ted Matthews testifies about farmer mental health in front of a Minnesota House committee on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Efforts to allocate more money for farmers' counselors failed that year. Don Davis / Forum News Service file photo
Lone counselor for farmers faces long drives, longer call sheets
January 17, 2019 - 4:54pm
Greater Minnesota groups to get $1.5 million to grow child care access
January 17, 2019 - 11:19am
January 16, 2019
Shrimp of various sizes are on display in a tank in the development offices of Tru Shrimp in this May 2017 photo. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Lawmakers fault state regulators for trū Shrimp's move to South Dakota
January 16, 2019 - 3:29pm
Minnesota Capitol. Forum News Service
WATCH: Shouting match erupts at Minnesota Capitol over recreational marijuana
January 16, 2019 - 1:30pm
January 15, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz and other state officials on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, told reporters about the impact of the partial federal government shutdown on the state budget and discussed plans for mitigating its impact. DANA FERGUSON / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota feels pinch of government shutdown, enters 'uncharted territory'
January 15, 2019 - 2:44pm
January 14, 2019
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Put the phone down: Minnesota lawmakers renew push for hands-free bill
January 14, 2019 - 6:21pm
Lawmakers returned to the Minnesota State Capitol Jan. 8, 2019, for the reconvening of the Legislature. Michael Brun / Forum News Service
Walz, legislative leaders tee up 'early wins,' likely debates
January 14, 2019 - 5:10pm
January 12, 2019
Lawmakers fill the House chamber at the state Capitol in St. Paul on Tuesday, the first day of the 2019 legislative session. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
State Capitol awakens with start of the new legislative session
January 12, 2019 - 2:01pm
January 11, 2019
The House floor is seen during the first day of the 2019 session of the Minnesota Legislature at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Pipeline, gun control fights return to Minnesota Capitol
January 11, 2019 - 4:24pm
January 10, 2019
The House floor is seen during the first day of the 2019 session of the Minnesota Legislature at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota Legislature’s first bills: Requiring hands-free cell phone use and gender equity amendment
January 10, 2019 - 6:11pm
January 9, 2019
Minnesota House Democrats on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, shared their first 10 legislative proposals for the legislative session. House Speaker Melissa Hortman, center, said the ideas came from months of discussion with Minnesotans. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Gun control, MinnesotaCare buy-in among Democrats' first legislative pushes
January 9, 2019 - 4:15pm
January 8, 2019
Minnesota House members were sworn in Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at the Capitol. Mike Longaecker / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers push for early wins, signal splits are on the horizon
January 8, 2019 - 4:48pm
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