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February 11, 2019
House Speaker Melissa Hortman, left, Gov. Tim Walz, center, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, right, introduce new deadlines for finance bills at the Capitol on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019.
Minnesota governor, legislative leaders set deadlines to finish nearly $50 billion budget
February 11, 2019 - 12:22pm
February 5, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz speaks with reporters at the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, after a conference call with opioid manufacturers and distributors. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz warns opioid manufacturers not to repeat 'lobbying blitz' on treatment bill
February 5, 2019 - 3:45pm
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 11, 2019
Knudsen’s Caramels of Red Wing supplied the treats for 280 of these boxes for an inaugural celebration Jan. 7, 2019, for Gov. Tim Walz. The governor is known to be a fan of plaid. Labels on the boxes were made by Red Wing Signworx. Photo courtesy Peggy Knudsen
Sweet treat for Walz courtesy of Red Wing's caramel shop
January 11, 2019 - 3:18pm
January 9, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, signed his first executive order establishing the One Minnesota Council on Diversity, Inclusion and Equity. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz cites desire to boost diversity, inclusion as he creates new council
January 9, 2019 - 11:43am
January 8, 2019
Minnesota House members were sworn in Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at the Capitol. Mike Longaecker / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers push for early wins, signal splits are on the horizon
January 8, 2019 - 4:48pm
December 18, 2018
Minnesota Governor-elect Tim Walz announced the first five hires to his administration Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 at the Capitol. DANA FERGUSON / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Walz, Flanagan announce first five picks for their administration
December 18, 2018 - 12:40pm
December 11, 2018
Will Schroeer, center, speaks in support of a set of proposals aimed at boosting funding for public transit across Minnesota. A coalition called Keep Minnesota Moving announced its goals Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 at the Capitol. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Transit coalition push includes $120 million ask for Greater Minnesota
December 11, 2018 - 6:03pm
December 6, 2018
Minnesota governor-elect Tim Walz said a $1.5 billion state budget surplus could help improve education and health care funding. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota economy chugs on, but slowdown on the horizon
December 6, 2018 - 6:30pm
November 20, 2018
Mark Dayton
Dayton to return to St. Paul, denies hiding extended hospitalization at Mayo
November 20, 2018 - 1:19pm
November 11, 2018
Minnesota Gov.-elect Tim Walz talks during a news conference at his transition office at the state Capitol in St. Paul on Thursday, Nov. 8. DFLer Walz defeated Republican candidate Jeff Johnson in Tuesday’s election. Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press
How Walz won the governor’s office: DFL congressman flipped districts that voted for Trump by discussing issues, not running against president
November 11, 2018 - 6:00am
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
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.  (Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press)
Walz wins governor race with 'One Minnesota'
November 7, 2018 - 12:05am
October 30, 2018
Democrat Tim Walz, left, and Republican Jeff Johnson are vying for the Minnesota governor's seat. Walz is leading in the polls, but Johnson is narrowing the gap with less than two weeks to go until Election Day, Nov. 6. Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota governor candidates weigh in on 'birthright' issue
October 30, 2018 - 8:31pm
October 9, 2018
Republican Jeff Johnson, a Hennepin County commissioner, and Democrat Tim Walz, a U.S. Representative from southern Minnesota, speak during the “Greater Minnesota Debate” gubernatorial candidate forum at the MinnWest Technology Campus Tuesday evening. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Walz, Johnson stick to common themes in central Minnesota forum
October 9, 2018 - 10:47pm