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November 16, 2017
Minnesota legislative leaders listen to Senate Secretary Cal Ludeman on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, as they consider how to react to a governor's veto of Legislature funding. From left are Assistant Senate Majority Leader Gary Dahms of Redwood Falls, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, Senate President Michelle Fischbach of Paynesville, House Speaker Kurt Daudt of Crown, House Majority Leader Joyce Peppin of Rogers and Rep. Chaska. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
November 16, 2017 - 1:20pm
November 15, 2017
Sarah Clifton of Duluth presses an "I Voted" sticker on her coat Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, after voting at the Duluth Public Library. Bob King / Forum News Service
U.S. high court to hear Minnesota political apparel case
November 15, 2017 - 12:47pm
November 10, 2017
Nancy Estrada of Evansville walks into the Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Building in St. Paul with her children for a merit hearing in immigration court for her husband, Julio Estrada Escobar. Celeste Edenloff / Forum News Service
Central Minn. farm worker from Guatemala makes his case to stay in U.S.
November 10, 2017 - 8:41am
November 8, 2017
Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa announces on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, that the Senate could furlough its employees as early as Dec. 1 in a funding dispute with Gov. Mark Dayton. With Gazelka is Sen. Gary Dahms of Redwood Falls. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate
Funding dispute could force MN Senate to lay off workers Dec. 1
November 8, 2017 - 5:11pm
November 3, 2017
Propane in tanks such as this near Ellendale, N.D., shown in 2014, is being used to fuel grain driers throughout the Upper Midwest. A propane shortage for the winter of 2017-2018 is reported, but not as bad as one in the winter of 2013-2014. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Dayton acts to end propane delivery issues
November 3, 2017 - 11:55am
November 1, 2017
Jeff Nielson tells a crowd at FarmFest near Redwood Falls, Minn., in August of 2017 about 40 Square, a cooperative offering health insurance policies to farmers. In October, he said at least 500 families will sign up, perhaps several times that. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Is health insurance collapsing? Not in Minnesota, where little changes are expected as enrollment begins
November 1, 2017 - 1:00pm
October 20, 2017
Pat Lunemann, chairman of Minnesota AgriGrowth, gestures as he talks about Farm Bill concerns with Minnesota Democrats Rep. Collin Peterson and Sen. Amy Klobuchar during a panel discussion Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead. Helmut Schmidt / Forum News Service
Klobuchar, Peterson warn against cuts to ag spending during Farm Bill panel
October 20, 2017 - 6:43pm
October 18, 2017
Feds: Minnesotans don't need new ID for a year
October 18, 2017 - 2:41pm
October 16, 2017
MNsure CEO Allison O'Toole and Gov. MarkDayton talk to reporters Sept. 20, 2017, about health insurance. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Shopping season begins for insurance policies
October 16, 2017 - 7:11pm
October 14, 2017
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Potential congressional primary brewing among GOP in Minnesota's 8th District
October 14, 2017 - 4:15pm
October 9, 2017
MNsure Executive Allison O'Toole. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MNSure CEO sys reinsurance is 'short-term fix'
October 9, 2017 - 9:23pm
September 26, 2017
Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) speaks beside former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.), during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on his Graham-Cassidy health proposal, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 25, 2017. (Al Drago/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Obamacare repeal in U.S. Senate collapses as Republicans falter
September 26, 2017 - 1:50pm
September 25, 2017
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minneota  reacts during a news conference in Riga, Latvia Dec. 28, 2016. Ints Kalnins / Reuters
Klobuchar says troubled health care bill shows need for bipartisan work
September 25, 2017 - 9:58pm
Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) listens during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on his Graham-Cassidy health proposal, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 25, 2017. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said Monday that she would oppose the latest plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, leaving Republican leaders clearly short of the votes they need for passage. (Al Drago/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill appears doomed after Collins says no
September 25, 2017 - 7:48pm
Minnesotans in wheel chairs and others who support federal Medicaid funds listen to Lt. Gov. Tina Smith talk about the importance of the money, known in Minnesota as Medical Assistance, on Monday, Sept. 25, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesotans seek Medicaid to continue
September 25, 2017 - 3:43pm
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