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May 24, 2018
County Board approves boost to licensing center staff
May 24, 2018 - 8:04pm
May 23, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton vetoes most legislative session work
May 23, 2018 - 4:38pm
May 22, 2018
Bill Sumner
Sumner aims for County Board seat
May 22, 2018 - 8:00pm
May 21, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters late Sunday, May 20, 2018, that he has no intention of signing many of the Republican-controlled Legislature's major bills. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bonding could be Legislature's last man standing
May 21, 2018 - 4:33pm
May 19, 2018
Dayton vetoes four bills with one day left in session
May 19, 2018 - 10:26pm
May 18, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says that lawmakers should hurry and pass a school safety bill after a Friday, May 18, 2018 deadly Texas school shooting. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota leaders promise school safety funds
May 18, 2018 - 7:45pm
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, front, listens to a reporter's question Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Looking on is Tax Chairman Roger Chamberlain of Lino Lakes. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: End-of-session questions go unanswered
May 18, 2018 - 1:25pm
May 17, 2018
St. Paul Park refinery houses a large amount of hazardous gas hydrogen fluoride. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Metro eyes St. Paul Park refinery following Superior explosion
May 17, 2018 - 6:00pm
Deputies crack down on ordinances by order of City Council
May 17, 2018 - 2:42pm
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton vetoes a tax bill on Thursday, May 17, 2018, as he said he would if legislators did not approve $138 million in school aid. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton vetoes tax bill over school funding, as promised
May 17, 2018 - 12:39pm
May 16, 2018
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, front, listens to a reporter's question Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Looking on is Tax Chairman Roger Chamberlain of Lino Lakes. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota bonding loses, tax bill faces veto
May 16, 2018 - 4:03pm
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday, April 12, 2018, outlines how he would like to end the legislative session in about five weeks. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton vetoes abortion ultrasound legislation
May 16, 2018 - 12:27pm
May 15, 2018
Former state emloyee Scott Stillman testifies about day care fraud in front of a Minnesota Senate committee Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Child care fraud-terrorism connection report bothers Minnesota lawmakers
May 15, 2018 - 9:39pm
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty   Forum News Service file photo
Pawlenty to skip GOP endorsing convention, going straight to primary
May 15, 2018 - 7:15pm
3M settlement bill passes House
May 15, 2018 - 4:33pm