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Minnesota Gov.-elect Tim Walz talks during a news conference at his transition office at the state Capitol in St. Paul on Nov. 8. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Walz looks to boost legal funds to defend Polymet, other decisions
3 hours 26 min ago
February 20, 2019
Sen. Jeff Howe, R-Rockville
Minnesota GOP lawmaker proposes highest fees in nation for hybrid, electric cars
February 20, 2019 - 7:15pm
February 19, 2019
Duluth and St. Louis County representatives head to St. Paul for Capitol Days
February 19, 2019 - 9:00pm
Our View: Lobbying blitz continues 'building bridges'
February 19, 2019 - 7:18pm
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, presented his first budget proposal, which included a gas tax hike and more funding for schools. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Here's a quick look at what's in Gov. Tim Walz's first budget request
February 19, 2019 - 5:41pm
Gov. Tim Walz delivered his first budget proposal to state officials and reporters Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Gas tax hike, school funding boost top priorities in Walz's first spending plan
February 19, 2019 - 4:44pm
February 18, 2019
Statewide View: Achievement gaps, child-care shortage can be fixed together
February 18, 2019 - 7:22pm
"The Progress of the State" statue, better known as the Quadriga, stands at the base of the Minnesota Capitol dome in this file photo. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Should Minnesota require a civics credit? Lawmakers are weighing that
February 18, 2019 - 6:22pm
Shelley Buck, president of the Prairie Island Indian Community, speaks as part of a panel discussion on Sovereignty Day in the Minnesota House of Representatives on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Tribal leaders mark historic moment, painful past at 'Sovereignty Day' at the Capitol
February 18, 2019 - 5:38pm
February 17, 2019
Cartoonist's View: Slow and steady or just plain slow?
February 17, 2019 - 4:38pm
Conservationist's View: 'No net gain' bill just the tip of an anti-public lands push
February 17, 2019 - 4:36pm
Our View: Minnesota mustn't miss out on sure bet
February 17, 2019 - 4:32pm
February 15, 2019
Statewide View: Demand felons complete sentences before being allowed to vote
February 15, 2019 - 6:03pm
"The Progress of the State" statue, better known as the Quadriga, stands at the base of the Minnesota Capitol dome in this file photo. Don Davis / Forum News Service
How Minnesota spends your money, and the hurdles facing a new budget deal
February 15, 2019 - 5:56pm
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, center, told reporters on Monday, Feb. 11, that he'd meet with stakeholders before announcing whether he'd drop an appeal blocking the Enbridge Line 3 project. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz takes first 'test' with Line 3 decision, MNLARS failures exposed
February 15, 2019 - 2:27pm