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January 21, 2017
Minnesota House Higher Education Chairman Bud Nornes, R-Fergus Falls, said he trusts the funds requested by Minnesota State is only what is necessary. Here, he is seen in a January 2017 committee hearing.  (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minnesota State requests funding to maintain 'workforce engine'
January 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
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Anti-Trump protests turn violent at inauguration
January 21, 2017 - 3:00am
January 20, 2017
Minnesota state Reps. Paul Anderson of Starbuck, left, and Clark Johnson of North Mankato talk Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in the state House. State lawmakers will be asked to approve a bill paying Minnesotans who lose money working in Wisconsin, which charges many income levels higher taxes. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Legislation would pay Minnesotans for Wisconsin tax losses
January 20, 2017 - 8:49am
January 17, 2017
Minnesota state Reps. Paul Anderson of Starbuck, left, and Clark Johnson of North Mankato talk Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in the state House. State lawmakers will be asked to approve a bill paying Minnesotans who lose money working in Wisconsin, which charges many income levels higher taxes. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Legislation would pay Minnesotans for Wisconsin tax losses
January 17, 2017 - 3:06pm
January 13, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Students arrested after gun found at Blaine High School; tax relief bill passes; 6 more state news stories
January 13, 2017 - 9:04am
Mknnesota state Sens. Michele Benson of Ham Lake and Tony Lourey of Kerrick discuss a  health insurance bill in the Senate on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Senators pass health insurance premium aid bill as debate focuses on rural Minnesota
January 13, 2017 - 8:44am
January 12, 2017
Jose Sanchez, right, pleads with a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, to allow undocumented immigrants to be allowed to get driver's licenses. with him is Jackson Bahn. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Immigrants plead for Minnesota driver's licenses
January 12, 2017 - 1:00pm
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith (left) talks with Cheryal Lee Hills, Region Five Development Commission executive director at a 2015 broadband panel discussion in Brainerd, Minn. FORUM NEWS SERVICE FILE PHOTO
State grants $34 million to expand rural broadband in Minnesota
January 12, 2017 - 10:30am
January 11, 2017
U of M budget initiative aims to tackle student debt
January 11, 2017 - 8:25am
President Eric Kaler of the University of Minnesota says on Tuesday Jan. 10, 2017,  that the school needs more state aid for a variety of research efforts. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Could Gopher football scandal block university budget?
January 11, 2017 - 8:16am
January 10, 2017
Supreme Court turns down Ventura appeals
January 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota Management and Budget says on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, that it would be difficult or impossible to put an income cap on health insurance refunds. State officials are looking into how to ease soaring individual health insurance premiums. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Health insurance debate on tap this week
January 10, 2017 - 9:09am
January 6, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton explains on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, that he wants legislators to consider a bill providing $300 million in tax relief. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
MN governor revises, brings back tax bill that had $101 million mistake
January 6, 2017 - 9:02am
January 4, 2017
An overflow crowd, mostly of construction workers, jams a Minnesota legislative hearing room Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, to hear testimony about the need to increase transportation funding. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Agreement continues on MN transportation needs, not funding
January 4, 2017 - 11:05am
Minnesota state Sen. Tony Lourey said on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, that he is glad a federal appeals court overturned a ruling that had held a state sex offender law  unconstitutional.  With him is Gov. Mark Dayton at a health insurance news conference. . (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Court says Minnesota sex offender law OK
January 4, 2017 - 10:30am