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January 19, 2019
What does 'expanded background checks' mean? Here’s a primer 
January 19, 2019 - 2:41pm
January 18, 2019

The electrolier illuminated the dome of the Minnesota State Capitol building on the first day of the 2019 legislative session, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. Michael Longaecker / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Walz urges gun control vote, marijuana groups clash at Capitol in 2nd week of session
January 18, 2019 - 11:20am
January 17, 2019
Greater Minnesota groups to get $1.5 million to grow child care access
January 17, 2019 - 11:19am
January 16, 2019
Shrimp of various sizes are on display in a tank in the development offices of Tru Shrimp in this May 2017 photo. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Lawmakers fault state regulators for trū Shrimp's move to South Dakota
January 16, 2019 - 3:29pm
January 15, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz and other state officials on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, told reporters about the impact of the partial federal government shutdown on the state budget and discussed plans for mitigating its impact. DANA FERGUSON / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota feels pinch of government shutdown, enters 'uncharted territory'
January 15, 2019 - 2:44pm
January 14, 2019
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Put the phone down: Minnesota lawmakers renew push for hands-free bill
January 14, 2019 - 6:21pm
January 11, 2019
The House floor is seen during the first day of the 2019 session of the Minnesota Legislature at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Pipeline, gun control fights return to Minnesota Capitol
January 11, 2019 - 4:24pm
January 10, 2019
The House floor is seen during the first day of the 2019 session of the Minnesota Legislature at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota Legislature’s first bills: Requiring hands-free cell phone use and gender equity amendment
January 10, 2019 - 6:11pm
January 4, 2019
Forum News Service photo by Don Davis
Health care, tax hike debates to headline 2019 Minnesota legislative session
January 4, 2019 - 6:03pm
December 31, 2018
Hundreds of people jammed into the Minnesota Capitol rotunda Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, to urge state lawmakers to pass bills to prevent gun violence. About 1,000 people filled the rotunda and nearby areas. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Democrats hope to use momentum to address gun safety
December 31, 2018 - 7:29pm
December 21, 2018
Who gets to write the laws in Minnesota? Business owners, mostly.
December 21, 2018 - 6:28pm
Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake
Minnesota lawmaker sexual harassment probe offers few details, carries $38k price tag
December 21, 2018 - 2:42pm
December 14, 2018
Members of a legislative task force considering ways to reduce cases of discrimination and harassment in the Statehouse met Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers weigh how to combat sexual harassment
December 14, 2018 - 4:00pm
November 28, 2018
Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities again looks to boost LGA
November 28, 2018 - 10:45am
November 8, 2018
House Democrats elected Rep. Melissa Hortman to the position of Minnesota House Speaker Thursday, Nov. 8, in St. Paul.  Forum News Service photo
Minnesota Democrats pick new House Speaker
November 8, 2018 - 11:01pm
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