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Greater Minnesota groups to get $1.5 million to grow child care access
6 hours 49 min ago
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
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 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
December 31, 2018
Hundreds of people jammed into the Minnesota Capitol rotunda Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, to urge state lawmakers to pass bills to prevent gun violence. About 1,000 people filled the rotunda and nearby areas. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Democrats hope to use momentum to address gun safety
December 31, 2018 - 7:29pm
December 11, 2018
State Rep. Steve Drazkowski of Mazeppa tells reporters Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, that he might support online voter registration, but will not know unless the Legislature examines the topic. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minnesota lawmakers seeking 'refuge' forge new Republican caucus
December 11, 2018 - 5:28pm
November 20, 2018
Mark Dayton
Dayton to return to St. Paul, denies hiding extended hospitalization at Mayo
November 20, 2018 - 1:19pm
November 7, 2018
Governor-elect Tim Walz reaches out to an enthusiastic supporter before giving his victory speech at the DFL election night party in St. Paul, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota voters set up the only split Legislature
November 7, 2018 - 5:22pm
October 26, 2018
Jay Xiong, left, and Fred Turk
Minn. candidate debates ... but not his opponent
October 26, 2018 - 7:24pm
March 28, 2018
Rep. Mary Franson, R- Alexandria. Courtesy of the Minnesota House of Representatives
Franson apologizes for social media posts
March 28, 2018 - 3:12pm
March 27, 2018
Rep. Mary Franson, R- Alexandria. Courtesy of the Minnesota House of Representatives
Minn. lawmaker draws criticism for Facebook posts about Parkland students
March 27, 2018 - 9:42pm
March 13, 2018
Minn. bill banning use of handling cellphones in vehicles passes first test
March 13, 2018 - 9:19pm
March 9, 2018
Minnesota high school teachers are having sex with older students - legally
March 9, 2018 - 8:51pm