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May 7, 2018
Day care operator Julie Seydel says on Monday, May 7, 2018, that legislation being considered by the Minnesota Senate would help keep day care providers in business. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Senators vote to ease Minnesota child care rules
May 7, 2018 - 4:42pm
May 4, 2018
This is a typical scene during end-of-session negotations. Here, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton looks at state Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa on May 5, 2017, after they and other legislative leaders met to discuss the state budget. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Let the legislative talks begin
May 4, 2018 - 3:05pm
May 3, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. David Tomassoni of Chisholm talks with Sens. Dan Sparks of Austin, left, and Kent Eken of Twin Valley during the Thursday, May 3, Senate session. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota leaders ready to negotiate taxes
May 3, 2018 - 5:38pm
Loophole allowing Minn. cops to legally have sex with those in custody could change
May 3, 2018 - 4:44pm
May 2, 2018
Minnesota House GOP: Borrow $825 million for public works projects
May 2, 2018 - 6:56pm
April 27, 2018
Minnesota bill lowers bar for sex harassment, and not all are pleased
April 27, 2018 - 8:05pm
Minnesota state Sen. Julie Rosen, Rep. Dave Baker and Gov. Mark Dayton listen to a reporter's question Thursday, April 26, 2018, as they discuss the opioids issue. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Opioids still topic of legislative conversation
April 27, 2018 - 3:36pm
April 26, 2018
Senate debates voluminous budget bill that includes little spending
April 26, 2018 - 9:35pm
Aaron Birst, legal counsel for the North Dakota Association of Counties, told legislators on Thursday morning, April 26, about prosecutors’ early concerns of potential state budget cuts affecting the court system. (Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune)
ND legislators hear cutting court budget 'would absolutely have a hit'
April 26, 2018 - 7:19pm
Minnesota state Rep. Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake emerges from his office Thursday, April 26, after being accused of sexual misconduct. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct
April 26, 2018 - 2:05pm
April 25, 2018
Jenny Olson is the managing director of the Office of Recovery Reinvented and was asked to explain the office's funding and expenditure's at the state Capitol in Bismarck on Wednesday, April 25. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Legislators dig for budget figures from addiction recovery office
April 25, 2018 - 7:56pm
April 24, 2018
One of the founders of the Minnesota Republican Farmer Labor Caucus, Rep. Tim Miller of Prinsburg, talks in the House Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The Democratic Farmer Labor Party wants the group to change its name. Don Davis / Forum News Service
DFL demands GOP farm group change name, logo
April 24, 2018 - 6:10pm
Bevin Croft, a research associate with the Human Services Research Institute, briefs North Dakota lawmakers on an extensive report on the state's behavioral health system Tuesday, April 24, at the state Capitol. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Extensive report points to shortcomings in ND behavioral health system
April 24, 2018 - 5:41pm
North Dakota Capitol in Bismarck. Forum photo by Darren Gibbins
Director of ND Legislative Council retiring in August
April 24, 2018 - 4:31pm
April 23, 2018
The golden Quadriga stands atop the Minnesota Capitol as legislators move toward a May 21, 2018, end of their session. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
April 23, 2018 - 4:29pm