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November 10, 2017
State Representative Matt Dean, from left, one of 11 Republican gubernatorial candidates for the state of Minnesota, and Noah and Nate Hultgren, managers of Hultgren Farms, test out a corn combine at Hultgren Farms in Raymond Nov. 7th. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
November 4, 2017
Minnesota Rep. Duane Quam of Byron talks on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, about a bill he sponsors designed to help identify theft victims. He would issue an "identify theft passport" to allow victims to let people they encounter to know they are victims, not criminals. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Lawmakers propose 'I'm victim, not thief' cards for ID theft
November 4, 2017 - 9:17am
October 10, 2017
Woodbury resident Brian Muller (center) spoke in favor of a bill by U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, right, that would support research and treatment of health effects veterans exposed to burn pits face. Muller's wife, Amie, died last year from pancreatic cancer believed to stem from her exposure to burn pit fumes during her tour in Iraq. Ryan Braaten (left), of Duluth, experienced similar exposure during his 2011-2013 tour in Iraq. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Serviceplay button
Proposed Klobuchar bill would back research, treatment for vets exposed to burn pits
October 10, 2017 - 12:16pm
October 9, 2017
t2017 -- submitted photo -- Phifer, Leah -- Leah Phifer, DFL candidate for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District
Motorcycle-riding DFL candidate, with counter-terrorism experience, emerges to challenge Nolan
October 9, 2017 - 3:06pm
May 19, 2017
June 2016 mock-up of what a Real ID Minnesota driver's license could look like. The actual Real ID license will be developed now that the 2017 Legislature passed a Real ID compliance plan. Photo courtesy of Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
Dayton signs Real ID bill
May 19, 2017 - 7:46am
May 16, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, left, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka brief reporters Tuesday, May 16, 2017, on the status of state budget negotiations. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
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
Budget reaction shows negotiation difficulty
May 3, 2017 - 8:39am
April 23, 2017
Counties lift transportation to their top priority
April 23, 2017 - 12:18pm
April 16, 2017
Myron Frans, Minnesota's top finance official, says on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, that Republicans rely on "fuzzy math" for their budget plans. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Deep into session, Minn. legislators look for starting line
April 16, 2017 - 12:37pm
April 2, 2017
Rep. Rod Hamilton, Minnesota House agriculture chairman, proposed a agriculture funding bill that would replace Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed $1 million pollinator protection account for the Department of Agriculture to with $500,000 for University of Minnesota pollinator research. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
April 2, 2017 - 10:57am
Larry Pogemiller, Minnesota higher education commissioner, testifies at a Senate higher education hearing on a funding bill he said falls well below the amount Gov. Mark Dayton's wants. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
April 2, 2017 - 9:09am
March 11, 2017
Minnesota state Rep. Julie Sandstede of Hibbing wonders on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, if a bill providing tax breaks to teachers who get advanced degrees in the fields they teach would help speciality teachers.  Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rapid session greets Minnesota legislative freshmen
March 11, 2017 - 8:15am
March 10, 2017
Minnesota's Sunday liquor-sale vote inspires
March 10, 2017 - 5:16pm
February 9, 2017
Minnesota Rep. Jason Metsa of Virginia argues Thursday, March 17, 2016, in favor of splitting an unemployment bill into two, an effort to speed benefits to laid-off Iron Range workers. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Push for legalizing recreational marijuana hits Minnesota House
February 9, 2017 - 9:07pm
January 12, 2017
Minnesota tax relief bill passes
January 12, 2017 - 5:25pm
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