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Crunch time: Minnesota lawmakers have less than five weeks to tackle long list of issues
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April 19, 2018
A group of tourists checks out the Minnesota Senate chamber on Thursday, April 19, 2018. The Captiol is busy this time of year with tourists from school children to the elderly. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Legislature could outlaw fake service animals
April 19, 2018 - 5:30pm
March 31, 2018
Brooke Henry, who is currently a freshman at North Dakota State University, spent more than $1,000 on her senior prom dress in 2017. Special to Forum News Service
'Prom'inent costs
March 31, 2018 - 8:20am
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 16, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton announces changes he wants to make in Minnesota's $46 billion, two-year budget on Friday, March 16, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Proposed Dayton budget, tax changes 'complicated'
March 16, 2018 - 4:16pm
February 22, 2018
Legislature moves quickly to fund its work after Dayton veto
February 22, 2018 - 6:49pm
February 17, 2018
Minn. GOP, Dems differ on how much to spend on bonding projects
February 17, 2018 - 10:29am
Battles may loom about Fischbach, funding
February 17, 2018 - 10:15am
December 5, 2017
The Minnesota state Capitrol building as seen in July 2017, after completion of a $310 million, multi-year renovation. The original construction was completed in 1905. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota budget forecast shows slight dip
December 5, 2017 - 4:37pm
December 1, 2017
Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota Management and Budget announces on Feb . 28, 2017, that the state had nearly $1.7 billion more to spend than it had expected. A  new state budget forecast comes on Tuesday, Dec. 5, with the latest projections. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Tuesday report to spell out state finances
December 1, 2017 - 4:10pm
September 2, 2017
Vacation and travel, a huge pile of things for the holiday
Moorhead family takes trip 'for the record books'
September 2, 2017 - 3:43pm
Council comes to agreement on 2018 not-to-exceed tax levy
September 2, 2017 - 6:50am
July 14, 2017
Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota's finance agency talks in early 2017 about the state budget. In July, he said that the current two-year budget is tight and several factors could cause financial problems. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Dayton administration worries about tight budget
July 14, 2017 - 12:26pm
May 31, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton looks at state Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa Friday, May 5, 2017, after they and other legislative leaders met to discuss the state budget. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Q and A: What happened to Minnesota legislative budget?
May 31, 2017 - 4:47pm
May 30, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, left, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka tell reporters Tuesday night, May 31, 2017, that they think the governor's veto of legislative funding is unconstitutional. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton signs Minnesota budget, but not bill funding Legislature
May 30, 2017 - 8:14pm