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May 21, 2013
State Rep. Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake takes in House debate. (Don Davis/Forum News Service)
State politics, local issues
May 21, 2013 - 10:33pm
May 20, 2013
Tough legislative session comes to a close
May 20, 2013 - 11:46pm
May 19, 2013
Members of the Minnesota House debate Sunday whether to allow childcare providers and personal care attendants to join unions. (Don Davis/Forum News Service)
May 19, 2013 - 8:32pm
May 17, 2013
Rep. Mary Sawatzky of Willmar uses her smartphone Friday as other Minnesota House members debate a public works financing bill.
Budget bills begin march to governor's office
May 17, 2013 - 11:29pm
Minnesota Reps. Tom Hackbarth of Cedar (left) and Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake listen to debate Friday on a public works financing bill. Hamilton said he was not happy that disaster aid for southwestern Minnesota was in the bill, which could threaten its future.
Minnesota bonding bill in question
May 17, 2013 - 11:27pm
House defeats bonding bill ... for now
May 17, 2013 - 3:15pm
May 10, 2013
Editorial: BAC money - it's up to bonding
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
May 9, 2013
As others see it: Poor decision on liquor
May 9, 2013 - 12:00am
May 8, 2013
Letter: Tax hike proposal will hurt all hardworking taxpayers
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
May 7, 2013
With time running out, bonding bill stalls in legislature
May 7, 2013 - 9:28pm
May 4, 2013
Letter: Legislator lends support to pro-life initiatives
May 4, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
Rep. Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake (right) explains a farm provision in a minimum wage bill Friday to Rep. Tom Hackbarth of Cedar.
Minimum wage hike looks likely in Minnesota
May 3, 2013 - 10:15pm
As others see it: LGA deal good for rural Minnesota
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
Column: Head 'em up, round 'em up, move 'em out
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Minnesota Gov.-elect Mark Dayton, a Democrat, said he found some common ground with Republican Senate leaders during a Thursday meeting. Looking on are incoming Assistant Senate Majority Leader Geoff Michel and Majority Leader Amy Koch.
As others see it: The clock is ticking
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am