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July 11, 2018
North Dakota lawmakers selected John Bjornson as the next director of Legislative Council Wednesday, July 11, 2018, during a meeting at the state Capitol in Bismarck. John Hageman / Forum News Service
ND lawmakers choose Bjornson as next Legislative Council director
July 11, 2018 - 1:05pm
June 27, 2018
Josh Swanson, an attorney representing several families with mineral rights under Lake Sakakawea, testifies at an Industrial Commission public hearing in Bismarck on Tuesday involving the ordinary high water mark of the Missouri River before the construction of Garrison Dam and Lake Sakakawea. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Missouri River study draws objections from royalty owners
June 27, 2018 - 10:58am
June 26, 2018
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum  Forum News Service file photo
ND state auditor to governor's office: Stop using state planes to commute
June 26, 2018 - 7:34pm
May 31, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton, center, applauds along with supporters of bipartisan pension legislation that passed both chambers of the Legislature unanimously. Dayton signed the legislation Thursday, May 31, in the State Capitol rotunda in St. Paul, which will stabilize pension funds for 511,000 current and retired state workers. Christopher Magan / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Dayton's last bill stabilizes pensions for retired state workers
May 31, 2018 - 7:51pm
May 30, 2018
Making a point, Gov. Mark Dayton announces on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, that had signed a public works bill funding projects across Minnesota. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MN lawmakers claim a bonding victory as Dayton signs with objections
May 30, 2018 - 3:12pm
House Majority Leader Joyce Peppin, R-Rogers, at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Thursday, May 19, 2016. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press file photo
Peppin leaving Minnesota Legislature
May 30, 2018 - 11:27am
Steve Stark cartoon: Dayton veto pen
May 30, 2018 - 8:53am
May 22, 2018
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, left, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka tell reporters on Friday, May 18, 2018, that they plan to rush a school safety bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MN legislative session is a wrap, without an ending
May 22, 2018 - 1:40pm
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
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
May 21, 2018 - 12:06am
May 20, 2018
Kelly Davison, owner of the license center in Prior Lake, speaks to reporters with Gaye Smith, manager of the South St. Paul license center on the steps of the Minnesota Capitol Sunday, May 20, 2018. With them are Republican state House members, from left, Rep. Paul Torkelson, R-Hanska; Rep. Jim Nash, R-Waconia; and Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar. (Dave Orrick / Pioneer Press)
DMV mess: Despite deputy registrar pleas for rescue funds, they get nothing at Minnesota Legislature
May 20, 2018 - 11:20pm
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 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 15, 2018
McFeely: Step right up and place your bets -- soon
May 15, 2018 - 6:32pm
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