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The long hours take their toll on Senators as they listen to Ron Latz, (DFL), St. Louis Park speak on the final day of the regular session at the State Capitol in St. Paul,  Monday, May 22, 2017.  Scott Takushi \ Pioneer Press
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
2 hours 58 min ago
May 19, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt explains a new Republican budget plan Friday, May 19, 2017. With him is Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota GOP plans to send new round of budget bills to governor
May 19, 2017 - 8:30pm
May 16, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, left, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka brief reporters Tuesday, May 16, 2017, on the status of state budget negotiations. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
May 10, 2017
Sen. Carla Nelson of Rochester walks through the Minnesota Senate building May 20, 2016. The building was quiet as legislative leaders met behind closed doors to work out details to end the session. The state Capitol buliding is in the background. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. legislature slows budget work as senator heads to ill father
May 10, 2017 - 5:42pm
May 2, 2017
Lobbyists and others are silhouetted Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in the Minnesota Senate Building. Many people were hanging around hallways as much of the activity was occuring in private meetings after most conference committees wrapped up. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. budget reaction shows negotiation difficulty
May 2, 2017 - 6:05pm
May 1, 2017
Minnesota Rep. Dean Urdahl of Grove City talks about a public works funding bill on Monday, May 1, 2017. He called the $600 million measure a "starting point." Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
May 1, 2017 - 6:31pm
March 31, 2017
Minnesota state union workers rally Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in favor of more money for some programs and more safety for state workers. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Early-childhood education money in dispute
March 31, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 24, 2017
Rep. Rod Hamilton, Minnesota House agriculture chairman, proposed a agriculture funding bill that would replace Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed $1 million pollinator protection account for the Department of Agriculture to with $500,000 for University of Minnesota pollinator research. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
March 24, 2017 - 2:34pm
March 20, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt points to a chart showing House Republican budget plans on Monday, March 20, 2107. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. GOP proposes $1.35 billion in tax cuts as budget debate nears
March 20, 2017 - 5:14pm
March 13, 2017
City hires company to build new website
March 13, 2017 - 11:48pm
February 28, 2017
Minnesota budget prediction shows slight increase in surplus
February 28, 2017 - 5:36pm
February 13, 2017
Alex Tech to hold graduation at RCC
February 13, 2017 - 10:55pm
January 27, 2017
Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota Management and Budget shows reporters at chart during a Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, unveiling of Gov. Mark Dayton's budget plan. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Dayton wants 10 percent budget hike
January 27, 2017 - 9:00am
January 25, 2017
Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota Management and Budget shows reporters at chart during a Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, unveiling of Gov. Mark Dayton's budget plan. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Dayton wants 10 percent budget hike
January 25, 2017 - 2:44pm
January 3, 2017
A warm morning sun turns the Minneota Capitol from nearly white to nearly tan in the first 2017 sunrise. On Tuesday, Jan. 3, the Legislature begins its session in a newly renovated Capitol. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Legislative forecast: Cloudy with a chance of disputes
January 3, 2017 - 1:21pm