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July 19, 2017
Judge says Dayton wrong when he 'effectively abolished the Legislature'
July 19, 2017 - 5:28pm
July 14, 2017
Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota's finance agency talks in early 2017 about the state budget. In July, he said that the current two-year budget is tight and several factors could cause financial problems. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Dayton administration worries about tight budget
July 14, 2017 - 12:26pm
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
Legislature lays groundwork to sue Minnesota governor
May 31, 2017 - 5:20pm
May 30, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, left, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka tell reporters Tuesday night, May 31, 2017, that they think the governor's veto of legislative funding is unconstitutional. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton signs Minnesota budget, but not bill funding Legislature
May 30, 2017 - 8:14pm
May 26, 2017
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
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
May 26, 2017 - 4:54pm
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
The Minnesota Capitol is lit up at sunrise Wednesday, May 24, 2017, as legislators inside debate tax and education bills. It was the first day of a special session to finish passing a $46 billion state budget. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Another day, another missed Minnesota legislative deadline
May 24, 2017 - 9:00am
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
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
May 10, 2017
Sen. Carla Nelson of Rochester walks through the Minnesota Senate building May 20, 2016. The building was quiet as legislative leaders met behind closed doors to work out details to end the session. The state Capitol buliding is in the background. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. legislature slows budget work as senator heads to ill father
May 10, 2017 - 5:42pm
May 9, 2017
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka talks to reporters Tuesday, May 9, 2017, with House Majority Leader Joyce Peppin watching. They had just emerged from budget talks with the governor. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MN Legislature moves on budget, without governor deal
May 9, 2017 - 8:54pm
April 27, 2017
Former Minnesota legislator Cal Larson of Fergus Falls listens as he is introduced in the state House Thursday, April 27, 2017. This year is the 50th anniversary of when he was first elected to the House. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Real state budget talks start with Minnesota two-step
April 27, 2017 - 4:41pm
April 21, 2017
Chief Justice Lori Gildea of the Minnesota Supreme Court  on Thursday, April 20, 2017, makes what is thought to be the first chief justice apperance in front of a state House-Senate conference committee. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. chief justice worries about legislative budget plans
April 21, 2017 - 5:27pm
More than 400 traffic cones, each representing a 2016 traffic death, sit in front of Wright County Sheriff Joe Haggerty on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, as he speaks to a gathering encourging Minnesota leaders to reach a deal on a transportation funding plan. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Transportation funding may be on the move
April 21, 2017 - 3:12pm
April 20, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
April 20, 2017 - 3:21pm
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