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April 23, 2018
The golden Quadriga stands atop the Minnesota Capitol as legislators move toward a May 21, 2018, end of their session. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
April 23, 2018 - 4:29pm
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 28, 2018
Woodbury resident Steve Sandell announced his run for State House District 53B as a Democrat Feb. 23. Submitted photo.
Sandell seeks DFL support for House District 53B
February 28, 2018 - 10:17am
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 16, 2018
Interim Chancellor Devinder Malhotra of the Minnesota State college and university system says on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, that Gov. Mark Dayton's bonding proposal would be good for his 54 campuses around the state. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton statewide construction plan, local projects could top $2.3 billion
January 16, 2018 - 4:25pm
January 11, 2018
How two Minnesota GOP lawmakers derailed high-speed train plans
January 11, 2018 - 8:50pm
December 4, 2017
Dan Schoen
Amid sexual misconduct allegations, state Sen. Dan Schoen formally resigns, wants to stay a Cottage Grove cop
December 4, 2017 - 6:12pm
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
November 9, 2016
Kent retains state Senate seat in close race
November 9, 2016 - 3:15am
November 6, 2016
Minnesota voters will decide legislative pay issue this year
November 6, 2016 - 8:17pm
October 16, 2016
Q&A with Senate District 53 challenger Sharna Wahlgren
October 16, 2016 - 8:40am