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October 5, 2017
Raises for Minnesota employees nixed in a party-line vote
October 5, 2017 - 6:19pm
September 12, 2017
Cottage Grove Public Safety Director Craig Woolery (right) and Police Capt. Greg Rinzel present plans of the HERO Center to the Capital Investment Committee Sept. 5. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Bonding committee stops for HERO Center visit in Cottage Grove
September 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
July 17, 2017
An employee wears scrubs and protective sunglasses while pruning a marijuana plant inside the propagation room at LeafLine Labs in the Cottage Grove Business Park. File photo
PTSD added to medical cannabis list
July 17, 2017 - 2:44pm
June 26, 2017
Ramsey County District Judge John Guthmann questioning parties in the Legislature’s suit against Gov. Mark Dayton, June 26, 2017 (Pool Photo)
Legislature, Dayton take defunding veto to court
June 26, 2017 - 9:27pm
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 26, 2017
Minnesota state Rep. Barb Haley of Red Wing works on the House floor Thursday, May 25, 2017, before other lawmakers arrive. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
May 26, 2017 - 10:53am
May 24, 2017
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 11, 2017
Minnesota state Reps. Mary Murphy of Hermantown and Greg Davids of Preston talk on the House floor Wednesday, May 10, 2017, as fellow lawmakers debate a transportation funding bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Legislature slows budget work as senator heads to ill father
May 11, 2017 - 9:30am
A section of the interchange during rush hour where Interstates 94, 494 and 694 meet in Oakdale and Woodbury, Minn. Youssef Rddad / Forum News Service
Studying a hazardous stretch: officials seek guidance as accidents increase near 94/494/694 interchange
May 11, 2017 - 8:52am
May 9, 2017
Farhio Khalif testifies to a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, May 3, 2017, about a procedure she underwent as a child known as female genital mutilation, also called female circumcision. With her is Rep. Mary Franson of Alexandria, sponsor of a bill making the procedure a felony; parents could be prosecuted under the bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers seeking increased female genital mutilation penalties
May 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 5, 2017
Minnesotans pray in front of the state Capitol Thursday, May 4, 2017, during a National Day of Prayer service that include many state officials. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Senate sends abortion bills to governor who plans to veto them
May 5, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 4, 2017
Farhio Khalif testifies to a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, May 3, 2017, about a procedure she underwent as a child known as female genital mutilation, also called female circumcision. With her is Rep. Mary Franson of Alexandria, sponsor of a bill making the procedure a felony; parents could be prosecuted under the bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bill fighting female genital mutilation starts through MN Legislature
May 4, 2017 - 9:22am
May 3, 2017
Lobbyists and others are silhouetted Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in the Minnesota Senate Building. Many people were hanging around hallways as much of the activity was occuring in private meetings after most conference committees wrapped up. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. budget reaction shows negotiation difficulty
May 3, 2017 - 10:40am
May 2, 2017
Internet privacy provisions removed from Minnesota bill
May 2, 2017 - 3:00pm
The Minnesota Senate meets on Monday, Mary 1, 2017, with topics including a commission to improve cybersecurity and to ease financial problems caused when the state began taking money out of estates of people who received free medical care. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
May 2, 2017 - 10:53am
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