Weather Forecast



April 9, 2018
The Minnesota state Capitrol building was where the home stretch of the 2018 legislative session began Monday, April 9, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Lawmakers look at increased penalties for attacking police
April 9, 2018 - 3:19pm
April 7, 2018
What should lawmakers consider when rewriting tax policy? Five experts give their perspectives
April 7, 2018 - 6:30pm
A tax battle is brewing at the state Capitol: If lawmakers don’t change tax code, thousands of Minnesotans would pay more under new federal law
April 7, 2018 - 6:28pm
District 22 Sen. Bill Weber and District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton speak in Worthington Saturday. (Karl Evers-Hillstrom / The Globe)
Lawmakers visit Worthington for breakfast event
April 7, 2018 - 5:31pm
April 3, 2018
Letter: Plan to prioritize student safety merits support
April 3, 2018 - 10:51pm
Letter: Select group shouldn't be sole beneficiaries of grant
April 3, 2018 - 10:43pm
March 30, 2018
Letter: Schomacker's support of bill appreciated
March 30, 2018 - 10:27pm
School, health, city advocates threatened by Minn. road funding plan
March 30, 2018 - 5:20pm
Minnesota senators meet early in the 2018 session. But the final six weeks will be the busy time for Minnesota lawmakers. The Legislature must adjourn by May 21. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Legislature on break before home stretch
March 30, 2018 - 2:28pm
March 29, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. Mark Johnson of East Grand Forks on Thursday night, March 29, tells a Senate committee about legislation that would force some people who receive goverment-funded medical care to get jobs. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Deep divisions surface in Minnesota Senate over Medicaid work requirement
March 29, 2018 - 9:10pm
March 27, 2018
Letter: Legislation would support victims of sexual assault
March 27, 2018 - 11:09pm
March 25, 2018
T03.07.2018 -- Steve Kuchera -- 031118.N.DNT.SpedC1 -- North Star Academy general education teacher Melissa Goldsworthy (left) and special education teacher Emily Silverness co-teach a fifth-grade reading class on March 7 that contains a range of students. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)
Who should pay? Duluth, other Minnesota districts advocate for changes in how special education expenses are covered
March 25, 2018 - 6:05am
March 21, 2018
More than 1,000 advocates swarmed the Minnesota Capitol Rotunda last week to rally against looming cuts to non-profits that help people with disabilities. (Karl Evers-Hillstrom / The Globe)
Cuts could threaten developmental disabilities providers
March 21, 2018 - 8:35am
March 20, 2018
Letter: Lawmaker’s bill would assist pig haulers
March 20, 2018 - 10:41pm
Letter: MNLARS fix moving forward in Minnesota House
March 20, 2018 - 10:40pm