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October 30, 2018
Minnesota campaign spending approaches $100M: Dems lead funding for state offices
October 30, 2018 - 8:07pm
September 18, 2018
The U.S. Capitol in Washington. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Aaron P. Bernstein.
Senate passes massive defense, health spending bill, punts border wall fight
September 18, 2018 - 3:22pm
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 27, 2018
Dayton pushes for permanent pre-k funding bump
March 27, 2018 - 9:18pm
March 8, 2018
UMN wants another $10M to freeze in-state tuition
March 8, 2018 - 6:15pm
January 30, 2018
A resident at the Wellstone Center for Crisis Stabilization, did her laundry in Eveleth, Minn., at the regional mental health facility. (Derek Montgomery for MPR News 2015)
Strained for mental health services, counties push for more state money
January 30, 2018 - 1:18pm
January 25, 2018
Dr. Barbara Hemenway of the Lake Superior Community Health Center checks patient Gloria McDonald's vitals during a routine checkup Thursday. Bob King / Forum News Service
Community health centers at risk of layoffs, closing without federal funding
January 25, 2018 - 5:19pm
January 23, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., walks to his office at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 22, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Schumer has rescinded offer to Trump on border wall funding
January 23, 2018 - 1:33pm
April 30, 2017
Congressional talks yield deal to fund government through September
April 30, 2017 - 9:17pm
April 19, 2017
Vincent Bender-Bieber, 4, reads a book during pre-kindergarten free time at Ada-Borup Elementary School on Monday, April 17, in Ada, Minn. Helmut Schmidt/Forum News Service
'Everything is learning': Minnesota districts with free pre-K say its boon for kids, parents
April 19, 2017 - 7:42pm
January 1, 2017
COMMENTARY: State budget holds keys to college success
January 1, 2017 - 12:15am
June 6, 2016
Ryan Visher of Madelia, Minn., tells reporters Monday, June 6, 2016, that he needs a tax break contained in legislation that was on Gov. Mark Dayton's desk. It contained property tax cuts for buildings being rebuilt, including one housing his Hope and Faith Floral, to replace ones that burned last winter. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
LEGISLATURE: Tax cuts, public works funding futures dark
June 6, 2016 - 3:48pm
April 18, 2016
Rita Albrecht: It's time for Legislature to deliver on transportation
April 18, 2016 - 4:23pm
April 12, 2016
EDUCATION: School district talks program cuts, staffing changes
April 12, 2016 - 11:11am
April 20, 2015
EDUCATION: Pre-K program spared in School District reductions
April 20, 2015 - 10:57pm