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May 10, 2017
Protesters stand near microphones awaiting legislative leaders coming out of budget negoiatons with the Minnesota governor Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MN Legislature moves on budget, without governor deal
May 10, 2017 - 8:59am
May 5, 2017
Minnesotans pray in front of the state Capitol Thursday, May 4, 2017, during a National Day of Prayer service that include many state officials. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Senate sends abortion bills to governor who plans to veto them
May 5, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 3, 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 3, 2017 - 10:40am
May 2, 2017
The Minnesota Senate meets on Monday, Mary 1, 2017, with topics including a commission to improve cybersecurity and to ease financial problems caused when the state began taking money out of estates of people who received free medical care. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
May 2, 2017 - 10:53am
April 21, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 20, 2017
Beth Hodgman of West Concord, Minn., on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, urges Minnesota leaders to come up with a transportation funding plan to make U.S. 14 safe. She stands behind traffic cones representing traffic deaths; her husband was one of the fataliities. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Widow of accident victim makes last-minute plea for Minn. transportation funding
April 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 29, 2017
Jerry Firkus, a Minnesota correctional office in Moose Lake, tells a union crowd in the Minnesota Capitol Tuesday, March 28, 2017, that the state should not put prisoners in a private prison. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Early-childhood education money in dispute
March 29, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 28, 2017
Chairrman Jeremy Miller of the Minnesota Senate jobs committee says on Monday, March, 27, 2017, that his committee's budget bill emphasizes private-pubilc parnerships to help the economy. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Economic aid in legislative spotlight
March 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 21, 2017
Chairman Jim Knoblach of the Minnesota House Ways and Means Committee 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
March 21, 2017 - 10:30am
January 28, 2017
Fishing boats fill the water near Williams Narrows at dawn on Cut Foot Sioux Lake north of Deer River, Minn., during the Minnesota fishing opener. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
Dayton wants big bucks for natural resources
January 28, 2017 - 10:47am
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 - 8:56am
January 3, 2017
One man works in the Minnesota Senate on New Year's Day, getting ready for the Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, opening of the annual legislative session. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Legislative forecast: Cloudy with a chance of disputes
January 3, 2017 - 9:27am
December 2, 2016
Minnesota expects $1.4 billion budget surplus
December 2, 2016 - 10:23am
August 26, 2016
Goodhue County commissioners dig into 2017 county budget
August 26, 2016 - 7:00am
April 1, 2013
April budget showers bring May votes
April 1, 2013 - 2:00pm