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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
February 9, 2018
Minnesota's political leaders do not always agree when they sit at the same table answering reporters' questions. Here, in a 2016 pre-session briefing, Gov. Mark Dayton, left, and House Speaker Kurt Daudt discuss a difference. They will be at the same table on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, previewing this year's legislative session. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders to answer questions together
February 9, 2018 - 11:50am
January 11, 2018
How two Minnesota GOP lawmakers derailed high-speed train plans
January 11, 2018 - 8:50pm
November 23, 2017
Paul Rogosheske, the attorney representing Sen. Dan Schoen, addressed members of the media following the senator's resignation announcement. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
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Lawyer: Schoen denies sexual harassment claims in midst of resignation
November 23, 2017 - 8:14am
November 5, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Simon says Minnesota election will not be rigged
November 5, 2016 - 1:00pm
June 1, 2016
Governor vetoes pension cuts, outdoor bill
June 1, 2016 - 10:17am
May 26, 2016
Kelly bids farewell at close of session
May 26, 2016 - 2:01pm
January 10, 2015
Minnesota House Transportation Chairman Tim Kelly of Red Wing talks Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, about a Republican plan for short-term transportation financing. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Transportation plans evolving
January 10, 2015 - 5:00pm
December 22, 2014
Leaders look for disaster relief
December 22, 2014 - 5:00pm
April 21, 2014
Much work done, much more to do
April 21, 2014 - 8:51am
March 22, 2014
Minnesota state Rep. Tim Kelly of Red Wing questions the need for some provisions in a bill to increase funding for training and equipping first-responders to fight oil fires. With him in the Wednesday committee meeting is Rep. Tony Cornish of Vernon Center. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Oil disaster preparedness bill advances
March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm
May 9, 2013
Minnesota House votes to allow gay marriage
May 9, 2013 - 3:16pm
Historic marriage vote brings emotions with it
May 9, 2013 - 10:53am
May 8, 2013
Good luck tracking Minnesota Legislature
May 8, 2013 - 8:00am
April 22, 2013
House expects long $11 billion health budget debate
April 22, 2013 - 1:34pm