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May 31, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton, center, applauds along with supporters of bipartisan pension legislation that passed both chambers of the Legislature unanimously. Dayton signed the legislation Thursday, May 31, in the State Capitol rotunda in St. Paul, which will stabilize pension funds for 511,000 current and retired state workers. Christopher Magan / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Dayton's last bill stabilizes pensions for retired state workers
May 31, 2018 - 7:51pm
May 30, 2018
Making a point, Gov. Mark Dayton announces on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, that had signed a public works bill funding projects across Minnesota. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MN lawmakers claim a bonding victory as Dayton signs with objections
May 30, 2018 - 3:12pm
House Majority Leader Joyce Peppin, R-Rogers, at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Thursday, May 19, 2016. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press file photo
Peppin leaving Minnesota Legislature
May 30, 2018 - 11:27am
May 22, 2018
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, left, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka tell reporters on Friday, May 18, 2018, that they plan to rush a school safety bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MN legislative session is a wrap, without an ending
May 22, 2018 - 1:40pm
May 21, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters late Sunday, May 20, 2018, that he has no intention of signing many of the Republican-controlled Legislature's major bills. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bonding could be Legislature's last man standing
May 21, 2018 - 4:33pm
Minnesota state Reps. Julie Sandstede of Hibbing and Rick Hansen of South St. Paul chat in a nearly empty House chamber Sunday, May 20, 2018, as the Legislature's work for the year wound down. Don Davis / Forum News Service
A bumpy ending for Minnesota Legislature
May 21, 2018 - 12:06am
May 20, 2018
Kelly Davison, owner of the license center in Prior Lake, speaks to reporters with Gaye Smith, manager of the South St. Paul license center on the steps of the Minnesota Capitol Sunday, May 20, 2018. With them are Republican state House members, from left, Rep. Paul Torkelson, R-Hanska; Rep. Jim Nash, R-Waconia; and Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar. (Dave Orrick / Pioneer Press)
DMV mess: Despite deputy registrar pleas for rescue funds, they get nothing at Minnesota Legislature
May 20, 2018 - 11:20pm
May 19, 2018
Dayton vetoes four bills with one day left in session
May 19, 2018 - 10:26pm
Like a preacher during a blizzard, Rep. Liz Olson of Duluth offers a prayer with few in the audience Saturday, May 19, 2018, in the Minnesota House chamber. Most lawmakers had little to do on the next-to-last day of the year's session as committee chairmen and legislative leaders made most of the decisions. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton plans to veto most major legislation
May 19, 2018 - 9:17pm
May 18, 2018
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, front, listens to a reporter's question Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Looking on is Tax Chairman Roger Chamberlain of Lino Lakes. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: End-of-session questions go unanswered
May 18, 2018 - 1:25pm
May 15, 2018
Mike McFeely. 5Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Commentary: Step right up and place your bets — soon
May 15, 2018 - 6:45pm
State Rep. Tony Jurgens
3M settlement bill passes House, adds well testing web page
May 15, 2018 - 9:39am
May 14, 2018
Next to a hand-written note thanking him for seeking more education funding, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters Monday, May 14, 2018, that he will not sign a tax bill if he does not get "emergency" funding for education. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bonding passes in Minn. House as session winds down
May 14, 2018 - 4:55pm
May 12, 2018
Many issues still on the table as Minnesota legislative session enters its final week
May 12, 2018 - 10:23am
May 11, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Paul Marquart of Dillworth goes through paperwork on Friday, May 11, 2018, while serving as a legislative tax negotiator. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Lawmakers face no must-do issues
May 11, 2018 - 2:16pm