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February 19, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz, second from right, shares a laugh with Steve Erickson, right, and state Sen. John Jasinski, R-Faribault, outside Hanscom Motor Vehicle Office in Faribault on Thursday, Feb. 14. Getting a new plate for his truck has taken about a year and a half, Erickson said. The delays have been due to new state software that's been fraught with bugs. Jacob Swanson / Faribault Daily News
MNLARS needs at least $61M: Walz proposes fee hikes to pay for it
February 19, 2019 - 8:34pm
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, presented his first budget proposal, which included a gas tax hike and more funding for schools. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Here's a quick look at what's in Gov. Tim Walz's first budget request
February 19, 2019 - 5:41pm
February 18, 2019
Who’s getting Met Council money? East Metro transit projects get funded
February 18, 2019 - 7:32pm
County joins national initiative to reduce jail bookings, connect mentally ill inmates to help
February 18, 2019 - 2:00pm
February 17, 2019
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota holds her hands above her head Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, as she tells two young fans in Albia, Iowa, about her snowy presidential campaign announcement a week earlier in Minneapolis. She made three Iowa stops during the weekend. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'Senator next door' Klobuchar makes stop in Iowa
February 17, 2019 - 7:33pm
States exploring tax reciprocity plan
February 17, 2019 - 2:00pm
February 15, 2019
Mary Hurliman
Hurliman to head Woodbury Public Works
February 15, 2019 - 5:00am
February 14, 2019
Failures, flawed decisions spurred problems with MNLARS launch, report says
February 14, 2019 - 12:59pm
February 13, 2019
Sen. Smith, Senate Dems demand information on rising insulin costs
February 13, 2019 - 10:19pm
Minnesota Capitol. Forum News Service
'I am this close to closing my doors': Lawmakers seek solutions in child care shortage
February 13, 2019 - 4:44pm
February 12, 2019
Pat McKone of the American Lung Association, left, holds up a device used to vape Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, as she describes the increasing rates of nicotine addiction among Minnesota teens. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers advance bill boosting age to buy tobacco to 21
February 12, 2019 - 5:30pm
February 11, 2019
Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein, DFL-New Brighton, left, along with Sen. Patricia Torres Ray, DFL-Minneapolis, right, introduce legislation aimed at boosting the number of teachers of color and American Indian teachers in Minnesota. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota lawmakers aim to boost teacher diversity, shrink achievement gap
February 11, 2019 - 4:56pm
February 10, 2019
Crowds turned out to support U..S Sen. Amy Klobuchar as she kicked off her campaign for President of the United States, Sunday, Feb. 10, in Boom Island Park, Minneapolis. Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press
Here's what people are saying about Amy Klobuchar's presidential bid
February 10, 2019 - 4:26pm
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar
LIVE AT 1:30 P.M.: Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar expected to announce 2020 plans
February 10, 2019 - 1:15pm
February 8, 2019
Tackling the price of prescription drugs: Klobuchar holds series of roundtable discussions
February 8, 2019 - 5:00pm
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