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May 7, 2019
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka answers a reporter's question about budget talks on Monday, May 6, 2019. With him is Senate Finance Chairwoman Julie Rosen. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Friction after Republicans push to drop gas tax hike, Hortman fires back
May 7, 2019 - 11:15am
May 2, 2019
Jenny Teeson, a survivor of sexual assault from Andover, spoke to reporters on Thursday, May 2, 2019, about her efforts to close a loophole in state law that shields those involved in voluntary relationships from prosecution on charges of sexual misconduct or rape. Gov. Tim Walz signed the bill into law Thursday. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Marital rape loophole in Minnesota law closed with Walz's signature
May 2, 2019 - 3:45pm
May 1, 2019
Minnesota Capitol. Forum News Service
Here are the biggest sticking points lawmakers will face as they try to write a budget
May 1, 2019 - 4:15pm
Rick King, Chief Operating Officer of Thomson Reuters and chair of a special review of the Minnesota Licensing and Registration System, suggests that the state drop the system and purchase a packaged software system to replace it Wednesday, May 1 at the Capitol. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Expert group says Minnesota should scrap MNLARS, buy new system
May 1, 2019 - 3:40pm
April 30, 2019
Gun control advocates gathered for a rally at the Minnesota Capitol on Monday, April 29, 2019, ahead of a House of Representatives vote on a public safety spending bill that included a pair of measures aimed at reducing gun violence. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Gun control measures come up for debate in Minnesota House, Senate GOP says they're 'dead'
April 30, 2019 - 8:49am
April 29, 2019
Minnesota Rep. Frank Hornstein, DFL-Minneapolis, speaks to supporters of a gasoline tax increase, which has been proposed to fund road and bridge repairs at a rally at the state Capitol on Friday, April 26.
Minnesota House okays 20-cent-per-gallon gas tax hike, Senate leader plans to block it
April 29, 2019 - 6:51pm
A tanker truck passes by an Enbridge storage tank.
State Senate votes to stiffen penalties for those who aim to damage pipelines
April 29, 2019 - 6:41pm
April 28, 2019
Photo of the Minnesota Capitol.
Minnesota lawmakers to update state laws surrounding sexual assault, sexual misconduct
April 28, 2019 - 5:56pm
April 26, 2019
IRRR Commissioner Mark Phillips
Minn. governor modifies job posting period in response to IRRR cronyism
April 26, 2019 - 8:17pm
Minnesota Capitol. Forum News Service
MN Capitol Notebook: Marathon floor sessions make way for the session's biggest debates
April 26, 2019 - 2:35pm
April 24, 2019
N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Should Minnesota allow 2 fishing rods per angler? Republicans say yes, Democrats say no
April 24, 2019 - 9:10pm
Walz orders flags at half-staff in honor of DNR officer
April 24, 2019 - 2:22pm
April 13, 2019
Menahga addressing faulty accounting; Larry Karjala resigns
April 13, 2019 - 1:00pm
April 12, 2019
An executive order by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz directs state agencies to take measures to support pollinators, such as bees and butterflies.  Don Davis / Forum News Service
Walz declares Minnesota’s commitment to pollinators
April 12, 2019 - 12:50pm
April 11, 2019
State Rep. Frank Hornstein, right, and Sen. Scott Newman lead a conference committee April 8, 2019, at the Minnesota Capitol to work through differences between the House and Senate bills banning cellphone use behind the wheel except when used in hands-free mode. Michael Brun / Forum News Service
Walz to sign hands-free cellphone bill following Senate's approval
April 11, 2019 - 2:42pm