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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 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
September 16, 2017
Editorial: Now Dayton, lawmakers have to work together
September 16, 2017 - 10:00am
July 20, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt says on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, that a judge made the right decision when he declared that Gov. Mark Dayton's veto of legislative funding was unconstitutional. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Judge says Dayton wrong when he 'effectively abolished the Legislature'
July 20, 2017 - 10:43am
July 17, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Dayton administration worries about tight budget
July 17, 2017 - 8:44am
May 31, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton listens to a reporter's question about budget negotiations at the Legislature on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton changes, signs tax-cut bill
May 31, 2017 - 12:53pm
Aides to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton line the wall listening as the governor announces on Tuesday, May 31, 2017, that he vetoed funding for the state Legislature. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton signs Minnesota budget, but no Legislature money
May 31, 2017 - 9:04am
May 27, 2017
Rep. Dean Urdahl of Grove City tells Minnesota House colleages early Friday, May 26, 2017, that his public works funding bill is "pretty good."  Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
May 27, 2017 - 8:51am
May 19, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt leads a group of fellow Republicans to the governor's office Monday morning,  May 19, 2017, to resume budget talks. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota budget talks resume
May 19, 2017 - 6:58pm
May 10, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton briefs the media Tuesday, May 9, 2017, about budget negotiations with Republicans who control the Legislature. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MN Legislature moves on budget, without governor deal
May 10, 2017 - 7:03am
May 2, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton talks to people attending a Capitol celebration of the 50th anniversary of the state Human Rights Department Thursday, April 27, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Real state budget talks start with Minnesota two-step
May 2, 2017 - 9:35am
April 21, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
April 21, 2017 - 10:43am
January 24, 2017
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton collapses while giving his annual State of the State Address in the House Chambers of the State Capitol in St. Paul, Monday, January 23, 2017. (St. Paul Pioneer Press: Scott Takushi)
Dayton collapses, then walks with aid after speech
January 24, 2017 - 9:12am
December 28, 2016
Minnesota Senate minority leader-elect Tom Bakk makes a point during the Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, in St. Paul. Pictured on the right is Senate majority leader-elect Paul Gazelka. Forum News Service photo by Chad Richardson
Don't bet on big 2017 Minnesota bonding bill
December 28, 2016 - 9:38am
December 18, 2016
Before a February 2016 briefing with reporters, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, left, and House Speaker Kurt Daudt were smiles. Things later became tense. (Forum News Service photo by Michael  Longaecker)
Will governor, lawmakers' media encounter be tense?
December 18, 2016 - 11:36am