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February 15, 2019
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
White tail deer are expected to multiply fast as Minnesota's climate alters. Warmer winters means less snow, which means they will be able to forage for food more easily. Forum News Service file photo
Chronic wasting disease reported near Brainerd; Walz proposes $4.6M for rapid response
February 15, 2019 - 1:11pm
February 13, 2019
Gay 'conversion therapy' ban debated at Minnesota Capitol
February 13, 2019 - 8:49pm
Ben Doherty, a Northfield farmer who sells vegetables to Minnesota schools, center, said a farm-to-school program would help kids gain access to locally-grown fruits and vegetables. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
What's for lunch? Minn. Lawmakers hope to create farm-to-school produce pipeline
February 13, 2019 - 5:12pm
February 12, 2019
The Minnesota state Capitol. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. lawmakers want to limit probation sentences
February 12, 2019 - 8:08pm
Pat McKone of the American Lung Association, left, holds up a device used to vape Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, as she describes the increasing rates of nicotine addiction among Minnesota teens. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers advance bill boosting age to buy tobacco to 21
February 12, 2019 - 5:30pm
February 11, 2019
Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein, DFL-New Brighton, left, along with Sen. Patricia Torres Ray, DFL-Minneapolis, right, introduce legislation aimed at boosting the number of teachers of color and American Indian teachers in Minnesota. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota lawmakers aim to boost teacher diversity, shrink achievement gap
February 11, 2019 - 4:56pm
Minnesota Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn, DFL-Roseville, tells reporters about legislation aimed at combatting the spread of chronic wasting disease in deer. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Fatal deer disease poses 'beast' of a problem for Minnesota lawmakers
February 11, 2019 - 4:07pm
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 tightlipped as Line 3 decision deadline looms
February 11, 2019 - 1:25pm
House Speaker Melissa Hortman, left, Gov. Tim Walz, center, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, right, introduce new deadlines for finance bills at the Capitol on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019.
Minnesota governor, legislative leaders set deadlines to finish nearly $50 billion budget
February 11, 2019 - 12:22pm
February 8, 2019
Marijuana plants. Bob King / Forum News Service
Sweeping changes set for medical marijuana in Minnesota: Bill proposes more dispensaries, parental ability to administer
February 8, 2019 - 8:18pm
Lawmakers returned to the Minnesota State Capitol Jan. 8, 2019, for the reconvening of the Legislature. Michael Brun / Forum News Service
Minnesota notebook: GOP picks up Senate seat, gas tax fight gets tougher this week at the Capitol
February 8, 2019 - 12:19pm
February 7, 2019
Minnesota House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler, DFL-Golden Valley, on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, tells attendees at a rally to restore voting rights to felons who have completed their prison terms that their proposal would pass in the House. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Effort to restore voting rights to felons faces early obstacle at Minnesota Capitol
February 7, 2019 - 5:21pm
Gov. Tim Walz speaks with reporters at the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, after a conference call with opioid manufacturers and distributors. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz asks lawmakers for $15.7 million to fix MNLARS, sets up council on IT
February 7, 2019 - 1:42pm
February 6, 2019
Minnesota Legislature’s new black caucus seeks to address racial disparities
February 6, 2019 - 8:02pm
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