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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 14, 2019
Failures, flawed decisions spurred problems with MNLARS launch, report says
February 14, 2019 - 12:59pm
January 15, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz and other state officials on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, told reporters about the impact of the partial federal government shutdown on the state budget and discussed plans for mitigating its impact. DANA FERGUSON / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota feels pinch of government shutdown, enters 'uncharted territory'
January 15, 2019 - 2:44pm
January 9, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, signed his first executive order establishing the One Minnesota Council on Diversity, Inclusion and Equity. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz cites desire to boost diversity, inclusion as he creates new council
January 9, 2019 - 11:43am
December 20, 2018
The new Commissioner of Minnesota Department of Education, Mary Cathryn Ricker, speaks during a news conference at Farnsworth Aerospace Magnet School in St. Paul on Thursday Dec. 20, 2018. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Walz names heads of Depts. of Education, Higher Education and Corrections
December 20, 2018 - 9:39pm
December 6, 2018
Minnesota governor-elect Tim Walz said a $1.5 billion state budget surplus could help improve education and health care funding. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota economy chugs on, but slowdown on the horizon
December 6, 2018 - 6:30pm
November 20, 2018
Mark Dayton
Dayton to return to St. Paul, denies hiding extended hospitalization at Mayo
November 20, 2018 - 1:19pm
November 8, 2018
Minnesota Lt. Gov.-elect Peggy Flanagan, left, Gov.-elect Tim Walz, center, and Gwen Walz walk toward the Capitol Thursday, Oct. 8, in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Gov.-elect Walz says Capitol gridlock will fall to him
November 8, 2018 - 5:28pm
November 7, 2018
 Governor-elect Tim Walz reaches out to an enthusiastic supporter before giving his victory speech at the DFL election night party in St. Paul, Tuesday, Nov. 6.  (Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press)
Walz wins governor race with 'One Minnesota'
November 7, 2018 - 12:05am
August 18, 2018
Election Judge Sue Schiro wears an “I voted” sticker on her shirt after casting a ballot for the primary elections at the Willmar Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. .Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Minnesota state primary results: Walz, Johnson led in Washington County
August 18, 2018 - 9:57am
June 4, 2018
Attorney General Lori Swanson and U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan tell the media on Monday, June 4, 2018, they are running for Minnesota governor and lieutenant governor. Swanson dropped out of the Democratic endorsement race for her current job over the weekend and Nolan earlier announced he is retiring. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Busy Minnesota political day includes Swanson for governor announcement
June 4, 2018 - 6:56pm
May 31, 2018
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz and Minnesota Rep. Peggy Flanagan talk about their campaign for governor and lieutenant governor Thursday, May 31, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Democrats to set stage for 'important' election
May 31, 2018 - 4:21pm
May 4, 2018
This is a typical scene during end-of-session negotations. Here, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton looks at state Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa on May 5, 2017, after they and other legislative leaders met to discuss the state budget. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Let the legislative talks begin
May 4, 2018 - 3:05pm
February 7, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Paul Thissen, a former House speaker, dropped out of the governor's race Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, after a poor showing the night before in a Democratic straw poll. He is shown at a Minnesota Newspaper Association forum in January 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Analysis: Democrats' Trumpphobia continues to energize Minnesota base
February 7, 2018 - 5:35pm