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April 18, 2018
Joe Vene, former Beltrami County Commissioner and U.S. Army Veteran, speaks at a House GOP press conference on Wednesday in St. Paul about a bill to fund a veterans home in Bemidji, as well as in Preston and Montevideo. Scotty Allison, Beltrami County Veteran Services Officer, is on the left. Behind Vene and Allison, left to right, are Rep. Matt Bliss, R-Pennington, and Rep. Matt Grossell, R-Clearbrook. (Photo from YouTube video)
Governor skeptical about vet home proposal; Bemidji-area legislators, veterans support plan
April 18, 2018 - 5:23pm
April 17, 2018
House plan calls for Bemidji veterans home
April 17, 2018 - 8:10pm
April 13, 2018
Facing 3 million digital attacks daily, Minnesota government plans increased cybersecurity
April 13, 2018 - 6:50pm
April 12, 2018
House GOP rolls out updated budget plan: Differences with Dayton could spell chaotic session end
April 12, 2018 - 9:00pm
April 11, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Providers should have input on day care policies
April 11, 2018 - 8:15am
April 9, 2018
The Minnesota state Capitrol building was where the home stretch of the 2018 legislative session began Monday, April 9, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Lawmakers look at increased penalties for attacking police
April 9, 2018 - 3:19pm
April 7, 2018
What should lawmakers consider when rewriting tax policy? Five experts give their perspectives
April 7, 2018 - 6:30pm
A tax battle is brewing at the state Capitol: If lawmakers don’t change tax code, thousands of Minnesotans would pay more under new federal law
April 7, 2018 - 6:28pm
March 30, 2018
School, health, city advocates threatened by Minn. road funding plan
March 30, 2018 - 5:20pm
Minnesota senators meet early in the 2018 session. But the final six weeks will be the busy time for Minnesota lawmakers. The Legislature must adjourn by May 21. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Legislature on break before home stretch
March 30, 2018 - 2:28pm
March 29, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. Mark Johnson of East Grand Forks on Thursday night, March 29, tells a Senate committee about legislation that would force some people who receive goverment-funded medical care to get jobs. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Deep divisions surface in Minnesota Senate over Medicaid work requirement
March 29, 2018 - 9:10pm
March 25, 2018
T03.07.2018 -- Steve Kuchera -- 031118.N.DNT.SpedC1 -- North Star Academy general education teacher Melissa Goldsworthy (left) and special education teacher Emily Silverness co-teach a fifth-grade reading class on March 7 that contains a range of students. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)
Who should pay? Duluth, other Minnesota districts advocate for changes in how special education expenses are covered
March 25, 2018 - 6:05am
March 23, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Background check bill is anything but common sense
March 23, 2018 - 7:25am
March 20, 2018
Work under the Minnesota Capitol dome has increased in recent days as deadlines approach for the 2018 edition of the Minnesota Legislature. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MNLARS one of many bills lawmakers tackle near deadline
March 20, 2018 - 4:41pm
March 1, 2018
Daniel Ward II, President of the African American Heritage Gun Club, speakS in opposition to Dave Pinto's (64B-St. Paul), back, proposed bill increasing background checks for individuals seeking to buy a gun during meeting of the House Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance Committee at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul on Thursday, March 1, 2018.  John Autey / Pioneer Press
Gun control bills get a hearing but no action: Both sides have their say before GOP-led committee tables 2 proposals
March 1, 2018 - 7:54pm
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