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April 22, 2018
Reader's View: Wrong to require those on Medicaid to work
April 22, 2018 - 12:21am
April 10, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Michele Fischbach, also the state Senate president, mug for the cameras Tuesday, March 13, 2018. They were in an elder care news conference together, one of the few times they have seen each other since Fischbach rose to the job a couple of months ago. She insisted upon remaining a senator, although Democrats say she cannot hold both positions. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Fishbach again sued for being senator, lieutenant governor
April 10, 2018 - 6:35pm
April 1, 2018
Local View: Legislators looking to pre-empt locals on packaging, health, environment
April 1, 2018 - 6:45pm
March 29, 2018
Reader's View: Copper mining's 'level of risk' just too great
March 29, 2018 - 6:07pm
March 25, 2018
Reader's View: 'Special circle of hell' for PolyMet supporters
March 25, 2018 - 12:17am
March 23, 2018
Minority Leader's View: Yes, students, it's time for a conversation
March 23, 2018 - 7:18pm
March 19, 2018
Rousing support in St. Paul for PolyMet
March 19, 2018 - 10:23am
March 14, 2018
Sharing a laugh cannot be a bad sign. Gov. Mark Dayton got Senate President Michelle Fischbach and House Speaker Kurt Daudt to laugh Wednesday night, March 14, 2018, as the governor delivered his State of the State speech. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton looks back, ahead in his last State of State speech
March 14, 2018 - 9:15pm
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Our View: Bonding so nice, do it twice
March 14, 2018 - 6:31pm
February 28, 2018
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Bakk tells Delta to move headquarters ‘back home’
February 28, 2018 - 4:45pm
February 23, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Rod Hamilton says on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, that he would like to expand state programs that help provide fresh fruit and vegatables to schools. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Lawmakers say meetings can help fight childhood hunger
February 23, 2018 - 11:39am
February 21, 2018
Minnesota Senate President Michelle Fischbach, also the state lieutenant governor, presides over the Senate on opening day of the session on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Democrats say Fischbach, a Republican, cannot hold both offices. David Oakes / Senate photographer
New suit against Fishbach may depend on election timing
February 21, 2018 - 10:31am
February 17, 2018
Battles may loom about Fischbach, funding
February 17, 2018 - 10:15am
February 16, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook is center of attention as he answers a reporter's question during a Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing. From left are Bakk, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, Gov. Mark Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate photographer
Minnesota lawmakers must pass own budget, but not much work mandatory
February 16, 2018 - 10:44am
February 13, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton, left, and House Speaker Kurt Daudt take a 'selfie' before the start of a question and answer session on the upcoming Legislative session at the Minnesota State Senate Building on Tuesday, Feb, 13, 2018. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Dayton, legislative leaders: We get along just fine, thanks
February 13, 2018 - 6:46pm
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