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April 14, 2019

Student Abdulaziz Mohamed, left, speaks to, from second left, Sen. Karin Housley, R-St. Marys Point, Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker and Gov. Tim Walz during an education roundtable at Stillwater High School on April 10, 2019. Christopher Magan / Pioneer Press
Minnesota GOP and DFL nearly a billion dollars apart on education spending
April 14, 2019 - 5:51pm
March 25, 2019
House Speaker Melissa Hortman, DFL-Brooklyn Park, on Monday, March 25, outlines spending priorities for House Democrats, including a boost for E-12 and a freeze on tuition at public colleges. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota Democrats offer E-12 funding boost, public tuition freeze in budget proposal
March 25, 2019 - 4:15pm
March 22, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz on Friday, March 22, 2019, announced he had trimmed his $49.5 billion budget request. Updated economic forecasts fueled the decision to pare back. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Gov. Tim Walz trims budget ask but the biggest sticking points remain
March 22, 2019 - 1:43pm
March 8, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, signed into law his first two bills, which passed with bipartisan support. Walz said the measures' passage represented a successful "test" of lawmakers' ability to work together. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota Capitol Notebook: More money for MNLARS and lawmakers debating gender equality
March 8, 2019 - 4:15pm
February 28, 2019
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, that he will need to look over his just-released budget to see how to adjust it to match a new state lower-than-expected revenue forecast. Don Davis / Forum News Service
To tax or not to tax? Slowing economic forecast again poses question to Walz
February 28, 2019 - 9:50am
February 19, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz, second from right, shares a laugh with Steve Erickson, right, and state Sen. John Jasinski, R-Faribault, outside Hanscom Motor Vehicle Office in Faribault on Thursday, Feb. 14. Getting a new plate for his truck has taken about a year and a half, Erickson said. The delays have been due to new state software that's been fraught with bugs. Jacob Swanson / Faribault Daily News
MNLARS needs at least $61M: Walz proposes fee hikes to pay for it
February 19, 2019 - 8:34pm
An aerial view of Stillwater State Prison.   St. Paul Pioneer Press file photo
Gov. Walz's budget would fund prison security upgrades, about 125 more corrections officers
February 19, 2019 - 8:18pm
January 17, 2019
Forum News Service photo by Don Davis
How will the shutdown hurt Minnesota? The longer it drags on, the worse it could be
January 17, 2019 - 3:58pm
December 6, 2018
Governor-elect Tim Walz says on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, that parts of the state economy like agriculture are troubled even as much remains strong. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota forecasts $1.5-billion surplus ahead of 2019 legislative session
December 6, 2018 - 8:22am
May 14, 2017
Editorial: How to avoid stalemate and shutdown in Minnesota
May 14, 2017 - 7:00am
May 10, 2017
State representative: GOP's budget raises tuition, student debt in Minnesota
May 10, 2017 - 6:15am
April 23, 2017
Editorial: In St. Paul, keep eyes on Digi-Key prize
April 23, 2017 - 7:00am
April 12, 2017
UMC interim chancellor: Investing in U of M generates strong returns
April 12, 2017 - 6:15am
April 7, 2017
Letter: Don't misdirect anger over UND budget cuts
April 7, 2017 - 6:25am
March 28, 2017
State legislator: Minnesota must stay prepared for avian flu
March 28, 2017 - 6:05am