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February 11, 2019
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, center, told reporters on Monday, Feb. 11, that he'd meet with stakeholders before announcing whether he'd drop an appeal blocking the Enbridge Line 3 project. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz tightlipped as Line 3 decision deadline looms
February 11, 2019 - 1:25pm
February 8, 2019
UPDATE: Backer, Westrom set town hall meetings: Clinton is 8 a.m., location update for Herman
February 8, 2019 - 7:55pm
February 5, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz speaks with reporters at the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, after a conference call with opioid manufacturers and distributors. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz warns opioid manufacturers not to repeat 'lobbying blitz' on treatment bill
February 5, 2019 - 3:45pm
January 30, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz speaks with members of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
'Moonshot' for rural broadband, local gov aid on Walz's to-do list
January 30, 2019 - 3:52pm
January 29, 2019
Raven, a 12-year-old Labrador retriever, sat at owner Ron Schara's feet during a news conference Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Lawmakers proposed making the Labrador retriever the state dog breed in a bill named after Raven. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Picking a pupular breed: Minnesota lawmakers to choose a state dog
January 29, 2019 - 9:58am
January 24, 2019
Mental health counselor Ted Matthews on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, speaks to the House Agriculture, Food Finance and Policy Committee about stress Minnesota farmers face. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
'The crisis is now': Advocates urge rapid action on mental health support for farmers
January 24, 2019 - 3:04pm
January 19, 2019
Sen. Tom Bakk
Minn. gun-control plan faces opposition from within
January 19, 2019 - 2:30pm
January 18, 2019

The electrolier illuminated the dome of the Minnesota State Capitol building on the first day of the 2019 legislative session, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. Michael Longaecker / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Walz urges gun control vote, marijuana groups clash at Capitol in 2nd week of session
January 18, 2019 - 11:20am
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 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
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
December 21, 2018
Who gets to write the laws in Minnesota? Business owners, mostly.
December 21, 2018 - 6:28pm
November 26, 2018
Lt. Gov.-elect Peggy Flanagan addressed members of the One Minnesota Transition Advisory Board Monday, Nov. 26, 2018 at the Capitol. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Seeking commissioners with 'One Minnesota' mentality, Walz advisory team gets started
November 26, 2018 - 5:06pm
July 4, 2018
Minnesota Deputy Legislative Auditor Judy Randall speaks to state lawmakers as Legislative Auditor Jim Nobles listens during a hearing at the state Capitol Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Dave Orrick / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota's DMV system under scrutiny of 4 watchdog investigations
July 4, 2018 - 9:34pm
May 22, 2018
Amy Hewett-Olatunde, a St. Paul teacher, insulted President Donald Trump in a Facebook post. Janet Hostetter / Education Minnesota via AP
Former St. Paul teacher of the year loses licensing-board slot after insulting Trump
May 22, 2018 - 9:32pm
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