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March 25, 2017
Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, chairman of the House Tax Committee, said House Republicans plan to begin moving on tax reform this spring and to pass legislation before Congress goes on a summer recess in late July. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
With health care bill dead, Republicans turn to taxes
March 25, 2017 - 12:32pm
March 24, 2017
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
March 24, 2017 - 6:59pm
North Dakota Capitol Notebook: Is PERS battle looming?
March 24, 2017 - 5:03pm
New North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum speaks with cabinet members on his first day of office Thursday morning at the state Captiol in Bismarck. There are 17 cabinet positions with Burgum replacing a few of the postions with new members or with people filling in for the interim during the transition from former Gov. Jack Dalrymple's administration. File photo / Forum Newws Service
Burgum signs letter urging Obamacare repeal as congressional efforts falter
March 24, 2017 - 4:05pm
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
MNsure executive Allison O'Toole tells reporters Nov. 3, 2016, that her agency sold more health insurance policies the first two days they were available  than it did by Thanksgiving a year earlier. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Keep or dump MNsure, or is there an alternative?
March 24, 2017 - 4:03pm
Larry Pogemiller, Minnesota higher education commissioner, testifies at a Senate higher education hearing on a funding bill he said falls well below the amount Gov. Mark Dayton's wants. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
March 24, 2017 - 3:28pm
Rep. Rod Hamilton, Minnesota House agriculture chairman, proposed a agriculture funding bill that would replace Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed $1 million pollinator protection account for the Department of Agriculture to with $500,000 for University of Minnesota pollinator research. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
March 24, 2017 - 2:34pm
Sen. Dwight Cook, R-Mandan, back, listens to discussion of a bill before a vote earlier this year at the state Capitol in Bismarck. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Senate tax committee chairman: 'We want to leave Renaissance Zones alone'
March 24, 2017 - 2:10pm
President Donald Trump smiles after announcing a permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline while TransCanada Chief Executive Officer Russell Girling, left, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, right, stand beside him at the White House Friday. Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
Pipeline opponents vow fight as Trump approves Keystone XL
March 24, 2017 - 1:39pm
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures after arriving for jury duty at Manhattan Supreme Court in New York August 17, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Port: 'A sane person to an insane society must appear insane'
March 24, 2017 - 11:32am
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) (C) walks to the House floor for the opening of a morning session as Congress considers health care legislation to repeal Obamacare at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., March 24, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
GOP scrambling for health bill votes after ultimatum from Trump
March 24, 2017 - 9:32am
March 23, 2017
Carla Jacobs, representing Uber, answers questions from members of the Senate Transportation Committee on Thursday, 3-23-2017 at the state Capitol in Bismarck after she testified in opposition to HB1202 dealing with the operation and regulation of autonomous vehicles. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
ND Senate committee steers toward study of autonomous vehicles
March 23, 2017 - 5:32pm
Rep. Al Carlson, R-Fargo, presents his case to members of the House during floor debate on Thursday for passage of HCR3033 to allow six state-regulated, privately owned casinos in North Dakota. The resolution failed 28-63. Bismarck Tribune photo
UPDATE: It's no dice as ND House rejects casino resolution
March 23, 2017 - 4:27pm
Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch testifies during a third day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Top Senate Democrat vows to dig in heels on Gorsuch nomination
March 23, 2017 - 1:09pm
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