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January 20, 2019
Sen. John Thune
U.S. Senate bill attacks growing number of robocalls
23 hours 19 min ago
January 15, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz and other state officials on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, told reporters about the impact of the partial federal government shutdown on the state budget and discussed plans for mitigating its impact. DANA FERGUSON / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota feels pinch of government shutdown, enters 'uncharted territory'
January 15, 2019 - 2:44pm
January 14, 2019
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Put the phone down: Minnesota lawmakers renew push for hands-free bill
January 14, 2019 - 6:21pm
January 9, 2019
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz addressed reporters at the Capitol Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. He took the oath of office to become the state's 41st governor earlier in the day. DANA FERGUSON / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Gov. Walz fills out staff, including 3 Dayton holdovers
January 9, 2019 - 7:39pm
Minnesota House Democrats on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, shared their first 10 legislative proposals for the legislative session. House Speaker Melissa Hortman, center, said the ideas came from months of discussion with Minnesotans. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Gun control, MinnesotaCare buy-in among Democrats' first legislative pushes
January 9, 2019 - 4:15pm
January 7, 2019
Gary Meader / Forum News Service
Medical organizations call for more gun controls, but not all physicians agree
January 7, 2019 - 9:48pm
Minnesota Capitol. Forum News Service
Here are 4 things to watch as Minnesota lawmakers return to St. Paul on Tuesday
January 7, 2019 - 6:23pm
January 6, 2019
Gov.-elect Tim Walz is interviewed at the state Capitol in St. Paul on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019.  (Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press)
Minnesota, meet your new governor — teacher, coach, soldier, sci-fi fan and eternal optimist
January 6, 2019 - 6:15pm
December 31, 2018
Hundreds of people jammed into the Minnesota Capitol rotunda Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, to urge state lawmakers to pass bills to prevent gun violence. About 1,000 people filled the rotunda and nearby areas. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Democrats hope to use momentum to address gun safety
December 31, 2018 - 7:29pm
December 29, 2018

State Rep. Melissa Hortman, DFL-Brooklyn Park, will be elected speaker of the Minnesota House, the second-most-powerful office in state government, when the 2019 Legislature convenes on Jan. 8. Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press
Soon-to-be DFL House speaker Hortman hopes to bridge differences with Republicans
December 29, 2018 - 2:31pm
December 28, 2018
Minnesota to get a chunk of $575M Wells Fargo settlement
December 28, 2018 - 12:25pm
December 20, 2018
The new Commissioner of Minnesota Department of Education, Mary Cathryn Ricker, speaks during a news conference at Farnsworth Aerospace Magnet School in St. Paul on Thursday Dec. 20, 2018. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Walz names heads of Depts. of Education, Higher Education and Corrections
December 20, 2018 - 9:39pm
Minnesota unemployment rate steady at 2.8 percent in November
December 20, 2018 - 6:07pm
A Nativity scene is displayed in front of the Joyful Spirit Church in Wadena. Michael Johnson / Forum News Service
Minnesota mayor asks residents to display more Nativity scenes
December 20, 2018 - 8:50am
December 18, 2018
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson, right, discusses findings from a state work group on sexual assault Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Too drunk to consent to sex? Minnesota coalition wants law to protect you
December 18, 2018 - 6:22pm