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November 8, 2018
Minnesota Lt. Gov.-elect Peggy Flanagan, left, Gov.-elect Tim Walz, center, and Gwen Walz walk toward the Capitol Thursday, Oct. 8, in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Gov.-elect Walz says Capitol gridlock will fall to him
November 8, 2018 - 5:28pm
MN Republicans re-elect Gazelka as senate majority leader
November 8, 2018 - 4:24pm
May 21, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters late Sunday, May 20, 2018, that he has no intention of signing many of the Republican-controlled Legislature's major bills. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bonding could be Legislature's last man standing
May 21, 2018 - 4:33pm
May 19, 2018
Dayton vetoes four bills with one day left in session
May 19, 2018 - 10:26pm
May 18, 2018
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, front, listens to a reporter's question Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Looking on is Tax Chairman Roger Chamberlain of Lino Lakes. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: End-of-session questions go unanswered
May 18, 2018 - 1:25pm
May 14, 2018
Next to a hand-written note thanking him for seeking more education funding, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters Monday, May 14, 2018, that he will not sign a tax bill if he does not get "emergency" funding for education. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bonding passes in Minn. House as session winds down
May 14, 2018 - 4:55pm
May 11, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Paul Marquart of Dillworth goes through paperwork on Friday, May 11, 2018, while serving as a legislative tax negotiator. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Lawmakers face no must-do issues
May 11, 2018 - 2:16pm
May 4, 2018
This is a typical scene during end-of-session negotations. Here, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton looks at state Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa on May 5, 2017, after they and other legislative leaders met to discuss the state budget. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Let the legislative talks begin
May 4, 2018 - 3:05pm
April 27, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. Julie Rosen, Rep. Dave Baker and Gov. Mark Dayton listen to a reporter's question Thursday, April 26, 2018, as they discuss the opioids issue. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Opioids still topic of legislative conversation
April 27, 2018 - 3:36pm
April 24, 2018
One of the founders of the Minnesota Republican Farmer Labor Caucus, Rep. Tim Miller of Prinsburg, talks in the House Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The Democratic Farmer Labor Party wants the group to change its name. Don Davis / Forum News Service
DFL demands GOP farm group change name, logo
April 24, 2018 - 6:10pm
April 23, 2018
The golden Quadriga stands atop the Minnesota Capitol as legislators move toward a May 21, 2018, end of their session. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
April 23, 2018 - 4:29pm
March 29, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. Mark Johnson of East Grand Forks on Thursday night, March 29, tells a Senate committee about legislation that would force some people who receive goverment-funded medical care to get jobs. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Deep divisions surface in Minnesota Senate over Medicaid work requirement
March 29, 2018 - 9:10pm
March 20, 2018
Work under the Minnesota Capitol dome has increased in recent days as deadlines approach for the 2018 edition of the Minnesota Legislature. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MNLARS one of many bills lawmakers tackle near deadline
March 20, 2018 - 4:41pm
Column: Focus on the goal of keeping students safe
March 20, 2018 - 7:49am
February 16, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook is center of attention as he answers a reporter's question during a Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing. From left are Bakk, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, Gov. Mark Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate photographer
Minnesota lawmakers must pass own budget, but not much work mandatory
February 16, 2018 - 10:44am
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