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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
28 min 39 sec ago
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 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 21, 2017
Our View: No time to sit out, play politics
April 21, 2017 - 12:12am
April 15, 2017
Reader's view: Benefit of Working Family Tax Credit quite clear
April 15, 2017 - 10:00pm
April 8, 2017
Deep into session, Minn. legislators look for starting line
April 8, 2017 - 2:45pm
March 30, 2017
Our view: Lobbying blitz ends with call for continued advocacy
March 30, 2017 - 2:14pm
March 1, 2017
Minnesota state Rep. Sandy Layman of Cohasset watches as Paul Kess of the Range Association of Municipalities and Schools testifies Wednesday, March 1, 2017,  to a Minnesota House committee on a bill to reform the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board. Don Davis / Forum News Service
IRRRB reform on lawmakers' plates
March 1, 2017 - 5:16pm
December 26, 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 26, 2016 - 10:06pm
December 24, 2016
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt laughs during the Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, in St. Paul. Pictured on the right is House minority leader-elect Melissa Hortman and on the left is Senate majority leader-elect Paul Gazelka. Forum News Service photo by Chad Richardson
Some MN lawmakers ready to take another vote to open Sunday liquor sales
December 24, 2016 - 7:17am
December 13, 2016
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, that legislative leaders must agree to a special session by Thursday or it is not possible this year. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Calendar provides its own, firm special session deadline
December 13, 2016 - 5:51pm
November 9, 2016
Republicans take control of Minnesota House and Senate, like six years ago
November 9, 2016 - 8:52pm
September 23, 2016
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt tells reporters on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, that Twin Cities transit funding remains a roadblock to a special legislative session. Looking on are Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, center, and Gov. Mark Dayton. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Gov. Dayton: Special session is dead. Again.
September 23, 2016 - 6:44pm