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Minnesota state Reps. Julie Sandstede of Hibbing and Rick Hansen of South St. Paul chat in a nearly empty House chamber Sunday, May 20, 2018, as the Legislature's work for the year wound down. Don Davis / Forum News Service
A bumpy ending for Minnesota Legislature
6 hours 18 min ago
May 20, 2018
House Agriculture Chairman Paul Anderson of Starbuck talks to a Minnesota Capitol visitor Sunday, May 20, 2018, as he tried to delay implentation of a fertilizer rule for a year. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Legislative committees delay Dayton nitrate rule ... maybe
9 hours 39 min ago
May 19, 2018
Dayton vetoes four bills with one day left in session
May 19, 2018 - 10:26pm
Like a preacher during a blizzard, Rep. Liz Olson of Duluth offers a prayer with few in the audience Saturday, May 19, 2018, in the Minnesota House chamber. Most lawmakers had little to do on the next-to-last day of the year's session as committee chairmen and legislative leaders made most of the decisions. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton plans to veto most major legislation
May 19, 2018 - 9:17pm
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
May 17, 2018
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 14, 2018
Next to a hand-written note thanking him for seeking more education funding, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters Monday, May 14, 2018, that he will not sign a tax bill if he does not get "emergency" funding for education. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bonding passes in Minn. House as session winds down
May 14, 2018 - 4:55pm
May 12, 2018
Governor Mark Dayton reeled in three fish on Green Lake in Spicer Saturday morning for the 2018 Governor’s Fishing Opener. Courtesy of the Office of Governor Mark Dayton
Governor lands bass but not a walleye: Guide may have brought back the day's biggest prize
May 12, 2018 - 4:25pm
May 11, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton shows off his Foxhole Brewery T-shirt from the local brewery in Willmar when addressing the crowd at the Rockin’ Robbins Fishin’ Edition event held at Robbins Island Park Friday evening as a part of the Governor’s Fishing Opener weekend. (Erica Dischino / Forum News Service)
Rocking the Governor's Fishing Opener at Robbins Island
May 11, 2018 - 8:49pm
Minnesota state Rep. Paul Marquart of Dillworth goes through paperwork on Friday, May 11, 2018, while serving as a legislative tax negotiator. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Lawmakers face no must-do issues
May 11, 2018 - 2:16pm
Remains of a monkey were found recently in the former Minneapolis Dayton's Department Store. On Thursday, April 12, 2018, Gov. Mark Dayton said a money escaped when he worked at his family's store, but another family also has come forward saying the monkey had been stolen, then returned to the store. Old Minneapolis / Facebook
'Dayton's monkey' to be on display at the Science Museum in St. Paul
May 11, 2018 - 9:15am
May 10, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton signs autographs for students at Parkview Elementary School in Lakeville, Minn., on Wednesday, May 9. Dayton visited the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan school district to discuss his request for $138 million in emergency school aid to help districts across the state avoid budget cuts. (Christopher Magan / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
As Dayton pushes for emergency school money, Republican urge districts to tap savings
May 10, 2018 - 7:28pm
Three Democratic Minnesota state senators sit in the back of the state House chamber Thursday, May 10, 2018, during a vote for a University of Minnesota regent. From left are Kent Eken of Twin Valley, Jeff Hayden of Minneapolis and Erik Simonson of Duluth. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Senate passes $20 million opioid bill
May 10, 2018 - 6:35pm
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