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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 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
November 8, 2018
House Democrats elected Rep. Melissa Hortman to the position of Minnesota House Speaker Thursday, Nov. 8, in St. Paul.  Forum News Service photo
Minnesota Democrats pick new House Speaker
November 8, 2018 - 11:01pm
March 19, 2018
Minnesota State Capitol
Students seeking gun-control measures stall Minn. legislative committee
March 19, 2018 - 4:49pm
February 21, 2018
Families share shocking stories of elder abuse at Minn. care centers
February 21, 2018 - 6:31pm
October 23, 2017
Joe Atkins
Joe Atkins Viewpoint: 1.9 percent budget proposal, feedback sought
October 23, 2017 - 8:27pm
August 7, 2017
Viewpoint: Dakota County going up in the world
August 7, 2017 - 1:00pm
July 8, 2017
Joe Atkins
Joe Atkins: New offender residency restrictions and other news
July 8, 2017 - 8:00am
June 7, 2017
New Minnesota GOP chair aims to bring metro, rural factions together
June 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 23, 2017
Dayton, GOP cut last-minute budget deal to set up special session Tuesday
May 23, 2017 - 4:41am
March 22, 2017
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Minnesota House Republicans detail $6 billion transportation plan
March 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 3, 2017
Bring on the champagne, Sunday liquor sales passes in Minnesota
March 3, 2017 - 8:56am
January 20, 2017
House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, said he expects to have a health care emergency aid and access bill on Gov. Mark Dayton's desk by next Thursday. (Forum News Service photo by Maureen McMullen)
Minnesota House passes health insurance premium relief for 120,000
January 20, 2017 - 10:00am
January 17, 2017
What's the holdup on Minnesota health insurance premium relief?
January 17, 2017 - 5:30am