Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

government

January 22, 2018
Rick Rayburn of Rutledge, Minn. points to the paperwork he was given when signing up for MNSure health insurance. After signing up for the insurance Rick and his wife Rose were placed on medical assistance. Once on MA, without notification from the State of Minnesota, liens were placed on their property to recover the costs of the insurance. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
Minnesotans fight to change federal law allowing government to recover estates for Medicaid costs
January 22, 2018 - 6:00am
January 19, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) heads to the Senate floor after a meeting with fellow Democrats on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 19, 2018. Senate Democrats on Friday night blocked passage of a month-long stopgap spending bill to keep the government funded, leaving only a few hours to find a path forward before much of the government was set to shut down after midnight. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Funding for government lapses as short-term spending bill stalls in the Senate
January 19, 2018 - 10:06pm
January 16, 2018
Tim Pawlenty talks to about 75 Iowans, and one Missourian, during an Ottumwa, Iowa, campaign stop. Tim Pawlenty talks to about 75 Republicans during a July 24, 2011, Ottumwa, Iowa, campaign stop. He spoke for about half an hour and answered questions for the same amount of time. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Tim Pawlenty: I won't run for Al Franken/Tina Smith U.S. Senate seat
January 16, 2018 - 3:49pm
Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota Management and Budget announces a $1.5 billion public works proposal Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. With him is President Eric Kaler of the University of Minnesota. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton announced $1.5 billion construction proposal
January 16, 2018 - 12:31pm
January 9, 2018
An overflow crowd of more than 200 people watch a Minnesota Public Utilities Commission meeting Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, as commissioners consider delaying reports on a northern Minnesota oil pipeline project. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Enbridge says delaying Line 3 oil pipeline not a serious issue
January 9, 2018 - 7:26pm
Smith gets her wish, named to Senate Ag committee
January 9, 2018 - 7:03pm
January 5, 2018
Construction workers ascend scaffolding at the site of the new First International Bank and Trust building in Bismarck Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Workplaces deaths down in North Dakota, spike in Minnesota
January 5, 2018 - 3:51pm
January 4, 2018
Leah Phifer  (Courtesy photo)
In Minn. 8th District congressional race, DFL challenger to Nolan wants end to 'partisan chicken'
January 4, 2018 - 9:07pm
January 3, 2018
Report: Minnesota hospital costs vary statewide for four procedures examined
January 3, 2018 - 8:55pm
January 2, 2018
Then-U.S. Sen. Al Franken listens to a question from Minnesota Farrmers Union President Doug Peterson Aug. 21, 2014, at the Minnesota State Fair. He resigned from the Senate on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
December 31, 2017
The new legislation, the Every Student Succeeds Act, replaced the controversial No Child Left Behind law and is the latest iteration of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Stock image.
Feds ask Minn.  to update new school oversight plan
December 31, 2017 - 6:13pm
December 27, 2017
Commentary: 2018 to be politically busy, busy, busy in Minnesota
December 27, 2017 - 1:25pm
December 1, 2017
U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn.
Senate ethics panel opens Franken inquiry, with fact-finding first step
December 1, 2017 - 9:00pm
Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota Management and Budget announces on Feb . 28, 2017, that the state had nearly $1.7 billion more to spend than it had expected. A  new state budget forecast comes on Tuesday, Dec. 5, with the latest projections. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Tuesday report to spell out state finances
December 1, 2017 - 4:10pm
November 29, 2017
This Minnesota Housing map shows multifamily and single-family homes the state agency is funding in 2017. The projects have a total value of $127 million, including goverment and private funding.
Greater Minnesota has jobs, but not enough homes
November 29, 2017 - 11:00am
randomness