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The demise of McNally Smith: Bankruptcy hearing this week for failed St. Paul music college
Ironton, Minn., man found guilty on child pornography charges
UMD financial research team headed to global finals
Raising the Bar: Brad Paisley concert marks a new level for Sanford Center
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February 6, 2018
House passes another spending patch as top party leaders finalize two-year budget deal
WASHINGTON - The House took an initial step Tuesday toward averting another government shutdown this week, but further progress hung on whether...
February 6, 2018 - 7:50pm
February 5, 2018
House panel clears release of Democrats' rebuttal to GOP memo, forcing showdown with Trump
WASHINGTON - The House Intelligence Committee voted unanimously Monday to release a Democratic rebuttal to GOP accusations that the FBI misled...
February 5, 2018 - 7:42pm
January 22, 2018
Shutdown ends after Democrats agree to trust that McConnell will allow 'dreamer' vote
WASHINGTON - After three days of contentious negotiations and name-calling, Congress voted to end a government shutdown Monday when Democrats...
January 22, 2018 - 8:18pm
January 18, 2018
House approves bill to keep government open as Senate Democrats threaten to block it
WASHINGTON - The House approved a short-term spending bill Thursday to avoid a government shutdown, but passage was in doubt in the Senate as...
January 18, 2018 - 9:10pm
December 21, 2017
House passes a short-term spending measure Thursday to avert shutdown
WASHINGTON - The House passed a short-term spending measure Thursday to avert a partial government shutdown at midnight Friday, while a separate...
December 21, 2017 - 5:05pm
December 19, 2017
Last-minute Senate snag slightly delays passage of GOP tax plan
WASHINGTON - Republicans are on track to pass their massive tax plan this week, but they hit a minor procedural Tuesday that appears to have...
December 19, 2017 - 5:26pm
October 20, 2017
Klobuchar, Peterson warn against cuts to ag spending during Farm Bill panel
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Dairy crop insurance, funding for agricultural research, and continued support for ethanol and biodiesel fuels are areas...
October 20, 2017 - 6:43pm
June 29, 2017
House passes bills to crack down on 'sanctuary cities,' deported criminals who return to US
WASHINGTON - The House on Thursday passed two hard-line immigration bills that would penalize illegal immigrants who commit crimes and local...
June 29, 2017 - 5:46pm
May 18, 2016
House bonding bill faces tough fight
ST. PAUL -- Paul Torkelson needs to come up with quite a sales pitch. As chairman of the Minnesota House committee that recommends funding for...
May 18, 2016 - 6:55pm
April 7, 2014
House, Senate agree on minimum wage increase
By Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Legislative leaders agreed to raise the Minnesota minimum wage to $9.50 an hour in...
April 7, 2014 - 1:21pm
April 1, 2014
House looks at $850 million bonding bill, with $125 million more in cash
Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL — A nearly $1 billion proposal to fund state construction projects, ranging from trails to transit, launched Tuesday with its author calling it “inadequate” and a Republican who usually supports public works projects saying he could not...
April 1, 2014 - 11:10am
October 31, 2013
Ex-lawmaker files suit to stop Senate office building construction
Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- A former Minnesota House member who headed the public works committee is taking the state to court seeking to prevent construction of a new Senate office building. Former Rep. Jim Knoblach, R-St. Cloud, announced today that he is filing the...
October 31, 2013 - 11:17am
October 16, 2013
U.S. Senate backs debt crisis deal, House to vote next
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved a deal on Wednesday to end a political crisis that partially shut down the federal government and brought the world's biggest economy to the edge of a debt default that could have threatened financial calamity. The House...
October 16, 2013 - 8:59pm