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March 29, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. Mark Johnson of East Grand Forks on Thursday night, March 29, tells a Senate committee about legislation that would force some people who receive goverment-funded medical care to get jobs. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Deep divisions surface in Minnesota Senate over Medicaid work requirement
March 29, 2018 - 9:10pm
March 20, 2018
Work under the Minnesota Capitol dome has increased in recent days as deadlines approach for the 2018 edition of the Minnesota Legislature. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MNLARS one of many bills lawmakers tackle near deadline
March 20, 2018 - 4:41pm
March 8, 2018
State House analyzes 3M settlement in committee
March 8, 2018 - 1:32pm
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 9, 2018
Minnesota's political leaders do not always agree when they sit at the same table answering reporters' questions. Here, in a 2016 pre-session briefing, Gov. Mark Dayton, left, and House Speaker Kurt Daudt discuss a difference. They will be at the same table on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, previewing this year's legislative session. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders to answer questions together
February 9, 2018 - 11:50am
January 29, 2018
Denny McNamara and Karla Bigham
Three candidates battle for state Senate seat
January 29, 2018 - 10:30pm
January 25, 2018
Candidates to face off in Republican primary Jan. 29
January 25, 2018 - 1:56pm
January 11, 2018
How two Minnesota GOP lawmakers derailed high-speed train plans
January 11, 2018 - 8:50pm
December 18, 2017
Washington County, Cottage Grove give legislative agendas
December 18, 2017 - 4:49pm
December 13, 2017
Denny McNamara
McNamara secures GOP endorsement for Minnesota Senate special election
December 13, 2017 - 4:55pm
Anne Claflin
Claflin announces bid against Franke for 54A House seat
December 13, 2017 - 8:45am
November 23, 2017
Paul Rogosheske, the attorney representing Sen. Dan Schoen, addressed members of the media following the senator's resignation announcement. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
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Lawyer: Schoen denies sexual harassment claims in midst of resignation
November 23, 2017 - 8:14am
May 31, 2016
Sen. Katie Sieben delivers her retirement speech in the temporary Senate chambers last week. After 14 years as a lawmaker, Sieben is not seeking re-election to the Legislature. (Photo by David Oakes, chief Minnesota Senate photographer)
Sieben reflects on 14 years as lawmaker
May 31, 2016 - 8:00am
May 23, 2016
Messy ending? Check. Special legislative session? We'll see
May 23, 2016 - 9:31pm
May 6, 2016
With reporters, senators and others looking on, Minnesota Senate Minority Leader David Hann discusses defeat of a public works funding bill on Thursday, May 5. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minnesota Legislature path forward unclear after bonding defeat
May 6, 2016 - 8:08am
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