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February 16, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook is center of attention as he answers a reporter's question during a Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing. From left are Bakk, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, Gov. Mark Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate photographer
Minnesota lawmakers must pass own budget, but not much work mandatory
February 16, 2018 - 10:44am
February 9, 2018
Minnesota's political leaders do not always agree when they sit at the same table answering reporters' questions. Here, in a 2016 pre-session briefing, Gov. Mark Dayton, left, and House Speaker Kurt Daudt discuss a difference. They will be at the same table on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, previewing this year's legislative session. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders to answer questions together
February 9, 2018 - 11:50am
January 29, 2018
Denny McNamara and Karla Bigham
Three candidates battle for state Senate seat
January 29, 2018 - 10:30pm
January 5, 2018
The Minnesota Senate on May 1, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Special legislative election takes on statewide importance
January 5, 2018 - 2:38pm
December 13, 2017
Denny McNamara
McNamara secures GOP endorsement for Minnesota Senate special election
December 13, 2017 - 4:55pm
November 23, 2017
Paul Rogosheske, the attorney representing Sen. Dan Schoen, addressed members of the media following the senator's resignation announcement. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
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Lawyer: Schoen denies sexual harassment claims in midst of resignation
November 23, 2017 - 8:14am
October 3, 2016
Minnesota voters will decide legislative pay issue this year
October 3, 2016 - 10:09am
March 10, 2016
Sen. Sieben unveils paid family and medical leave proposal
March 10, 2016 - 8:59am
December 28, 2011
Newly elected Majority Leader Dave Senjem of Rochester says he sees little change in Minnesota Senate Republicans' approach to issues under his leadership. Fellow Republicans elected him leader Tuesday night. Assistant Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Brainerd, looks on. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
MN Senate Republicans pick new leader, promise 'fresh start'
December 28, 2011 - 8:20am
July 20, 2011
By the bill: A summary of the budget session
July 20, 2011 - 8:19am
Gov. Mark Dayton looks the 286-page health and human services budget bill Wednesday before he signs it into law. Dayton signed the state budget Wednesday morning, hours after legislators passed it in an all-night session. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Bills signed as shutdown ends, but government restart not immediate
July 20, 2011 - 8:13am
July 19, 2011
Shutdown Day 19: Special session starts, stops as shutdown end nears
July 19, 2011 - 11:24am
Shutdown Day 19: Capitol opens, first spending bills surface
July 19, 2011 - 8:11am
July 15, 2011
Shutdown Day 15: Monday is goal for special budget session
July 15, 2011 - 12:48pm
Dayton's offer to end budget impasse
July 15, 2011 - 9:10am
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