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November 11, 2017
Lt. Gov. Smith to host town hall Thursday
November 11, 2017 - 4:50pm
November 3, 2017
"I fell in love" with opioids, Abby Haley tells reporters on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. Now, she said, she has been off drugs more than two years. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Expanded treatment coming to Minnesotans facing opioid 'personal devil'
November 3, 2017 - 5:14pm
October 10, 2017
Steven Hayward talks about his report released Tuesday, Oct. 10, that indicates Minnesota's energy policy encouraging increased wind power use is a failure. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Is wind power living up to potential? Conservative groups says no, supporters disagree
October 10, 2017 - 5:26pm
August 18, 2017
Some workers in the Capitol and other Minnesota government buildings will receive raises of at least 2 percent this year and 2018 if the administration and Legislature approve a contract agreement that could affect 30,000. Don Davis /  Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minimum wage automatically heads up
August 18, 2017 - 2:15pm
June 30, 2017
President Donald Trump praised a new sugar deal with Mexico in this Thursday, June 29, 2-017, tweet.
Capitol Chatter: Sweet tweet makes sugar producers happy
June 30, 2017 - 3:15pm
June 22, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith speaks during an interview at a  Havana, Cuba, hotel, Thursday, June 22, 2017.  Alexandre Meneghini / Reuters
Minnesotans in Cuba: Obstacles preventing trade
June 22, 2017 - 5:11pm
May 5, 2017
President Roger Johnson of the National Farmers Union speaks at southwest Minnesota's Farmfest in August 2016. After the U.S. House passed a health insurance overhaul bill Thursday, May 4, 2017, he said it would hurt farmers. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural America target of federal health care discussion
May 5, 2017 - 3:01pm
May 4, 2017
Column: What we heard from farmers
May 4, 2017 - 10:04pm
March 30, 2017
Minnesota Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle listens to a question Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, as he helps introduced a transportation funding plan. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minn. grants nearly $24 million to grow rural transit
March 30, 2017 - 1:45pm
March 24, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton discusses the state budget for 2018-2019. He wants to increase funding in areas such as early childhood. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
March 24, 2017 - 4:05pm
March 17, 2017
Undated courtesy photo, circa Jan. 2017, of Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, Minnesota's  48th Lt. Governor. This is her official portrait. Photo courtesy of the Office of Governor Mark Dayton & Lt. Governor Tina Smith.
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith won't run for governor in 2018
March 17, 2017 - 8:24pm
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled a supplemental budget proposal that includes $200 million in reserve funds and additional $100 million for pre-kindergarten education.The budget also includes $42 million to prevent and treat opioid addiction, which Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, right, described as a "scourge" of the state. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Serviceplay button
Dayton wants more for pre-K; GOP talks education hike, human services cuts
March 17, 2017 - 6:16pm
February 3, 2017
The sun peaks from between clouds Jan. 1, 2017, to illumine the Minnesota Capitol, which will host the new legislative session beginning Tuesday, Jan. 3. Don Davis / Forum News Service
CAPITOL CHATTER: A sea of color greets Minnesota agri-business
February 3, 2017 - 2:48pm
January 19, 2017
District 518 Superintendent John Landgaard (far left) opens Thursday's meeting on proposed tax cuts for farmers at Worthington High School while Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith sits at Landgaard's immediate left. Also shown are (from left) District 518 board member Linden Olson, farmer Mike McCarvel, Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner David Frederickson and Minnesota Department of Revenue Commissioner Cynthia Bauerly. (Tim Middagh/Daily Globe)
Smith seeks support of ag property tax credit
January 19, 2017 - 9:40pm
Worthington Mayor Mike Kuhle (left) Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain listen to Lt. Gov. Tina Smith during a Thursday press conference about the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System at Prairie Holdings Group. (Tim Middagh/Daily Globe)
Lt. Gov. Smith visits Worthington to push for water pipeline
January 19, 2017 - 9:35pm
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