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July 10, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz (upper, second from the right) speaks during a discussion roundtable intended to tackle the issue of child care in rural Minnesota. The gathering, hosted Wednesday, July 10, at the Initiative Foundation in Little Falls, brought together law makers, day care providers, nonprofit heads and others to brainstorm solutions for a problem with ramifications for nearly every aspect of society. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
‘People are desperate’: Walz holds roundtable to discuss Minnesota's limited rural child care
July 10, 2019 - 8:54pm
May 28, 2019
Minnesota lawmakers returned for a one-day special session Friday, May, 24, 2019, which ran into the early morning hours. The Capitol is pictured here just before sunrise as lawmakers wrapped up their work Saturday, May 25, 2019. Dana Ferguson/ Forum News Service
Here's a look at who came away with wins and losses in the 2019 legislative session
May 28, 2019 - 3:41pm
May 19, 2019
Legislative leaders and Gov. Tim Walz on Sunday, May 19, 2019, announced a two-year budget plan with a day left in the regular legislative session. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz, legislative leaders strike budget deal, drop gas tax hike
May 19, 2019 - 8:17pm
May 14, 2019
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, spoke with reporters on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, following a budget negotiation talk in the governor's office. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota budget talks pick up as clock ticks down to strike a deal
May 14, 2019 - 5:13pm
May 8, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan spoke Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at an event highlighting efforts to keep drinking water safe. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Will they take the bait? Spending talks in limbo but deal could come at fishing opener
May 8, 2019 - 4:36pm
May 1, 2019
Minnesota Capitol. Forum News Service
Here are the biggest sticking points lawmakers will face as they try to write a budget
May 1, 2019 - 4:15pm
April 26, 2019
Minnesota Capitol. Forum News Service
MN Capitol Notebook: Marathon floor sessions make way for the session's biggest debates
April 26, 2019 - 2:35pm
April 5, 2019
Minnesota Capitol. Forum News Service
MN Capitol Notebook: Gas tax hike reaches roadblock, gun control bills cause standoff
April 5, 2019 - 10:31am
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz delivers his first State of the State Wednesday night, April 3, speech since taking office early this year. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'Take plenty of Excedrin': A call to work together and more conflict at MN Capitol
April 5, 2019 - 10:23am
March 29, 2019
Lawmakers returned to the Minnesota State Capitol Jan. 8, 2019, for the reconvening of the Legislature. Michael Brun / Forum News Service
MN Capitol notebook: Gun control bills reemerge, spending targets leave $2 billion gap
March 29, 2019 - 4:07pm
March 11, 2019
Lawmakers returned to the Minnesota State Capitol Jan. 8, 2019, for the reconvening of the Legislature. Michael Brun / Forum News Service
Minnesota Senate advances plan to help cover health insurers' costs
March 11, 2019 - 5:27pm
February 22, 2019
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, presented his first budget proposal, which included a gas tax hike and more funding for schools. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
MN Capitol notebook: The budget fights begin, 'early win' faces turmoil in St. Paul
February 22, 2019 - 4:01pm
February 21, 2019
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, spoke with Duluth and St. Louis County officials and business leaders who'd traveled to lobby in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Walz stumps for gas tax, fellow DFLer ridicules Line 3 appeal at Duluth chamber breakfast
February 21, 2019 - 1:27pm
February 20, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz delivered his first budget proposal to state officials and reporters Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Greater Minnesota funds could come out unscathed in budget fights
February 20, 2019 - 4:42pm
January 7, 2019
Minnesota Capitol. Forum News Service
Here are 4 things to watch as Minnesota lawmakers return to St. Paul on Tuesday
January 7, 2019 - 6:23pm
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