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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 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
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 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
December 14, 2018
Minnesota Gov.-elect Tim Walz talks during a news conference at his transition office at the state Capitol in St. Paul on Thursday, Nov. 8. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
500 apply for 23 commissioner posts under Walz
December 14, 2018 - 9:47am
December 11, 2018
Will Schroeer, center, speaks in support of a set of proposals aimed at boosting funding for public transit across Minnesota. A coalition called Keep Minnesota Moving announced its goals Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 at the Capitol. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Transit coalition push includes $120 million ask for Greater Minnesota
December 11, 2018 - 6:03pm
November 26, 2018
(Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities again looks to boost LGA
November 26, 2018 - 6:39pm
November 25, 2018
Minnesota Governor-Elect Tim Walz holds a press conference in his transitional office space at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Legalize pot? Gov.-elect Tim Walz says Minnesota should
November 25, 2018 - 8:01am
November 7, 2018
 Governor-elect Tim Walz reaches out to an enthusiastic supporter before giving his victory speech at the DFL election night party in St. Paul, Tuesday, Nov. 6.  (Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press)
Walz wins governor race with 'One Minnesota'
November 7, 2018 - 12:05am
October 30, 2018
Democrat Tim Walz, left, and Republican Jeff Johnson are vying for the Minnesota governor's seat. Walz is leading in the polls, but Johnson is narrowing the gap with less than two weeks to go until Election Day, Nov. 6. Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota governor candidates weigh in on 'birthright' issue
October 30, 2018 - 8:31pm
July 26, 2018
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz offers up a proposal Wednesday, July 18, 2018, to provide up to $12 billion a year to small communities throughout the country. The proposal came from Walz as a congressman, but it could help him in his run for Minnesota governor. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Official announcement or politics?
July 26, 2018 - 8:09am
June 4, 2018
Attorney General Lori Swanson and U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan tell the media on Monday, June 4, 2018, they are running for Minnesota governor and lieutenant governor. Swanson dropped out of the Democratic endorsement race for her current job over the weekend and Nolan earlier announced he is retiring. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Busy Minnesota political day includes Swanson for governor announcement
June 4, 2018 - 6:56pm
February 20, 2018
Demonstrators with the gun control advocacy group Mom's Demand Action rally in the Rotunda on the opening day of the 2018 Minnesota Legislature at the Minnesota State Capitol Building on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. John Autey / Pioneer Press
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
February 20, 2018 - 7:46pm
February 12, 2018
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman listens to others as city and county emergency services leaders discuss Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, how to prepare for potential oil train disasters. Don Davis / Forum News Service file photo
Chris Coleman drops out of Minnesota governor race
February 12, 2018 - 5:17pm
February 6, 2018
Tim Pawlenty talks to a 2011 Ottumwa, Iowa, campaign stop. He was running for president; in 2017, there is talk abot him running for the U.S. Senate. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Pawlenty quits lobbying job. Will he run for governor?
February 6, 2018 - 11:53am
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