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April 21, 2017
Funding plan for state troops raises concern
April 21, 2017 - 8:32pm
Chief Justice Lori Gildea of the Minnesota Supreme Court  on Thursday, April 20, 2017, makes what is thought to be the first chief justice apperance in front of a state House-Senate conference committee. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. chief justice worries about legislative budget plans
April 21, 2017 - 5:27pm
More than 400 traffic cones, each representing a 2016 traffic death, sit in front of Wright County Sheriff Joe Haggerty on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, as he speaks to a gathering encourging Minnesota leaders to reach a deal on a transportation funding plan. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Transportation funding may be on the move
April 21, 2017 - 3:12pm
April 20, 2017
TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNEJonathan Burns, director, public affairs, Correctional Corporation of America, looks down one of the silent hallways leading to inmate cells and programming areas within the Appleton facility.
MN private prison remains in discussion, but without money
April 20, 2017 - 5:27pm
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
April 20, 2017 - 3:21pm
April 19, 2017
Vincent Bender-Bieber, 4, reads a book during pre-kindergarten free time at Ada-Borup Elementary School on Monday, April 17, in Ada, Minn. Helmut Schmidt/Forum News Service
'Everything is learning': Minnesota districts with free pre-K say its boon for kids, parents
April 19, 2017 - 7:42pm
Beth Hodgman of West Concord, Minn., on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, urges Minnesota leaders to come up with a transportation funding plan to make U.S. 14 safe. She stands behind traffic cones representing traffic deaths; her husband was one of the fataliities. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Widow of accident victim makes last-minute plea for Minn. transportation funding
April 19, 2017 - 6:05pm
April 18, 2017
A crowd gathers Tuesday, April 18, 2017, to support Minnesota House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman. They rallied to back her comments about white male lawmakers not listening to women of color. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota governor expects GOP transportation plan to win
April 18, 2017 - 5:57pm
April 14, 2017
Minnesota counties lift transportation to their top priority
April 14, 2017 - 3:59pm
Minnesotans prepare to make sure all rural residents are counted in census
April 14, 2017 - 3:03pm
The Minnesota Capitol building normally is busy this time of year, but on Friday, April 14, 2017, throngs of lobbyists, lawmakers and special interest groups were gone, leaving this view of a normally full meeting room in the foreground and cafe in the background. The Legislature returns from its Passover-Easter break Tuesday, April 18. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Administration argues money during legislative break
April 14, 2017 - 1:46pm
April 11, 2017
DFL lawmakers push for education funding
April 11, 2017 - 2:53am
April 8, 2017
Maria Le, a third grade teacher at Central Park Elementary School in Roseville, Minn., asks her class if they all had breakfast at the start of the school day Friday, April 7, 2017. Le worked on a research project for Education Minnesota examining the state's teacher shortage and wants to see state and local leaders do more to retain existing teachers. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Could new system curb Minnesota's teacher shortage?
April 8, 2017 - 7:00pm
Deep into session, Minn. legislators look for starting line
April 8, 2017 - 2:45pm
April 7, 2017
A Minnesota House committee meets during the first half of the 2017 legislative session. Many decsions lawmakers make are not controversial. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Who says lawmakers can't agree?
April 7, 2017 - 3:05pm
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