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Minnesota state Sen. Bill Weber, facing camera, visits Rep. Joe Schomacker early Friday, May 26, 2017, in the waning hours of a special legislative session. Both are from Luverne. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rough legislative road smooths out at end
29 min 11 sec ago
Steve Lindstrom/For the News Tribune
Our View / 2017 Legislature: Not much to brag about
8 hours 9 min ago
May 25, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt lets Rep. Bob Dettmer of Forest Lake know his feelings about a bill during a special legislative session Thurday, May 25, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Biking trail dispute derails Minnesota Legislature's final budget work
11 hours 2 min ago
May 24, 2017
Hundreds gathered in the Minnesota Capitol Wednesday, May 24, 2017, to urge Gov. Mark Dayton to veto bills funding the $46 billion state budget. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
May 24, 2017 - 9:10pm
May 23, 2017
The long hours take their toll on Senators as they listen to Ron Latz, (DFL), St. Louis Park speak on the final day of the regular session at the State Capitol in St. Paul,  Monday, May 22, 2017.  Scott Takushi \ Pioneer Press
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
May 23, 2017 - 5:09pm
May 19, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt explains a new Republican budget plan Friday, May 19, 2017. With him is Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota GOP plans to send new round of budget bills to governor
May 19, 2017 - 8:30pm
Jeff Johnson, a Hennepin County commissioner and Detroit Lakes native, is running for Minnesota governor is 2018. Submitted photo
Capitol Chatter: Johnson looks to buck history in governor race
May 19, 2017 - 1:10pm
May 18, 2017
Minnesota state Sen. Gary Dahms of Redwood Falls says that the veto of a teacher licensing change on Thursday, May 18, 2017, will make it harder for rural schools to use professionals to teach classes. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton, GOP Legislature at odds as budget talks pause
May 18, 2017 - 7:41pm
June 2016 mock-up of what a Real ID Minnesota driver's license could look like. The actual Real ID license will be developed now that the 2017 Legislature passed a Real ID compliance plan. Photo courtesy of Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
Dayton signs Real ID bill
May 18, 2017 - 12:26pm
May 17, 2017
Our View: Scream it: Get the work done!
May 17, 2017 - 12:02am
May 16, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, left, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka brief reporters Tuesday, May 16, 2017, on the status of state budget negotiations. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
Commissioner’s Response: Stand up for those who serve our fellow Minnesotans
May 16, 2017 - 12:20am
May 15, 2017
Dayton aide: 'I fell short' on ag comments
May 15, 2017 - 9:10pm
May 14, 2017
Our View: Tread carefully on 'preemption'
May 14, 2017 - 9:00pm
Local View: Protect local democracy, local control
May 14, 2017 - 9:00pm