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March 29, 2018
People participate in an ALICE training -- alert, lockdown, inform, counter and evacuate -- in August 2016 in Pequot Lakes, Minn., High School. Forum News Service file photo
Minn. House Republicans want $50M for school security, mental health
March 29, 2018 - 6:53pm
March 16, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton announces changes he wants to make in Minnesota's $46 billion, two-year budget on Friday, March 16, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Proposed Dayton budget, tax changes 'complicated'
March 16, 2018 - 4:16pm
March 2, 2018
An AR-15 and other rifles for sale at the Florida Gun Show, Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, Fla., Feb. 25, 2018. In the packed exhibition hall, where shoppers were offered a refund on their admission if they signed up for a membership with the National Rifle Association, attitudes toward firearms laws were far from monolithic. Zack Wittman / copyright 2018 The New York Times
Rental cars, hearing aids, insurers: Since Parkland, a list of companies that have weighed in on the gun debate
March 2, 2018 - 8:56am
February 22, 2018
Legislature moves quickly to fund its work after Dayton veto
February 22, 2018 - 6:49pm
February 17, 2018
Minn. GOP, Dems differ on how much to spend on bonding projects
February 17, 2018 - 10:29am
Battles may loom about Fischbach, funding
February 17, 2018 - 10:15am
February 12, 2018
Donald Trump’s 2019 budget proposal is delivered to the House Budget Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Feb. 12, 2018. (Eric Thayer/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
White House budget proposes increase to defense spending, cuts to safety net; federal deficit would remain
February 12, 2018 - 12:59pm
February 9, 2018
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. (left) and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., in Washington on Feb. 8, 2018. Washington Post photo by Melina Mara.
Government shutdown ends as Trump signs sweeping budget bill
February 9, 2018 - 10:04am
February 6, 2018
House members leave after voting at the Capitol in Washington, Jan. 22, 2018. The House gave final approval to a measure that would fund the federal government for another three weeks, ending a three-day old shutdown. (Gabriella Demczuk/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
House passes another spending patch as top party leaders finalize two-year budget deal
February 6, 2018 - 7:50pm
January 18, 2018
From left: House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Nancy Peolosi are seen Wednesday during a ceremony for former legislator Bob Dole. Both Republicans and Democrats face intraparty pressures over a short-term spending plan. Washington Post photo by Matt McClain
Divisions over immigration, military dollars threaten to derail government spending bill
January 18, 2018 - 7:06am
December 5, 2017
The Minnesota state Capitrol building as seen in July 2017, after completion of a $310 million, multi-year renovation. The original construction was completed in 1905. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota budget forecast shows slight dip
December 5, 2017 - 4:37pm
December 1, 2017
Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota Management and Budget announces on Feb . 28, 2017, that the state had nearly $1.7 billion more to spend than it had expected. A  new state budget forecast comes on Tuesday, Dec. 5, with the latest projections. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Tuesday report to spell out state finances
December 1, 2017 - 4:10pm
October 26, 2017
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) speaks at a news conference, were legislation on tax reform was discussed, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Oct. 24, 2017. From left: Sen. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.), Ryan and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.). (Al Drago/The New York Times copyright 2017 / New York Times)
House narrowly passes budget, paving way for $1.5 trillion tax cut
October 26, 2017 - 10:32am
October 5, 2017
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) discusses Republican budget proposals at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 5, 2017. The House on Thursday advanced a budget blueprint that would allow a future tax bill to pass Congress with no Democratic votes; Democrats argued that Republicans were clearing the way for a partisan plan to benefit the rich. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
House passes 2018 budget, taking a crucial step toward tax overhaul
October 5, 2017 - 5:22pm
September 2, 2017
Vacation and travel, a huge pile of things for the holiday
Moorhead family takes trip 'for the record books'
September 2, 2017 - 3:43pm
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