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August 29, 2013
Worthington City Administrator Greg Clark, left, and Luverne Administrator John Call ask a legislative committee Wednesday night, Aug. 28, 2013, for aid to recover from an April ice storm. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minnesota legislators raise questions about disaster aid
August 29, 2013 - 8:48am
August 28, 2013
President Shar Knutson of the Minnesota AFL-CIO said on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights that raising the Minnesota minimum wage to $9.50 an hour is unions' top priority. Looking on is the author of a state minimum wage increase bill, Rep. Ryan Winkler of Golden Valley, a Bemidji native. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Groups launch effort to raise Minn. minimum wage
August 28, 2013 - 10:15am
August 21, 2013
Minnesota House Speaker Paul Thissen, left, and Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk announce there will be a disaster relief-only special legislative session Sept. 9. Behind them during the Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, announcement are Republican leaders Sen. David Hann and Rep. Kurt Daudt. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Farm tax cancellation not part of Minnesota special legislative session
August 21, 2013 - 12:44pm
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon runs an advisory committee Tuesday, Aug, 20, 2013, about state Capitol security. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
MN Political Notebook: Special session needed after all
August 21, 2013 - 9:15am
August 20, 2013
Open-government actvist Rich Neumeister tells an advisory committee Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, that as state officials draw up plans to renovate the Capitol and build a Senate office building that they need to make sure the facilities are accessible to the average person. (Forum News service photo by Don Davis)
Gun proponents outnumber opponents at Minnesota legislative committee meeting
August 20, 2013 - 10:31pm
August 18, 2013
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk tells reporters Friday night, Aug. 16, 2013, that during the weekend that legislative and governor staff members will see if there is a way to transfer money for disaster relief so a special session can be avoided. Watching are Republican leaders Kurt Daudt, left, and David Hann. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Leaders change direction: Try to avoid special session
August 18, 2013 - 9:36am
August 17, 2013
Minnesotans lead financial roundtable
August 17, 2013 - 3:00pm
August 16, 2013
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, that he plans to meet with legislative leaders Friday to work on a deal that could lead to a special legislative session next month. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Talks set to deal with special session details
August 16, 2013 - 9:36am
August 14, 2013
Dayton suggests special Minnesota legislative session rules
August 14, 2013 - 8:47am
August 13, 2013
MN Notebook: GOP leader wants open tax change hearings
August 13, 2013 - 8:13am
August 8, 2013
Gov. Mark Dayton talks to a Farmfest audience near Redwood Falls, Minn., Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Later, he told reporters that he has asked for an investigation to make sure the family that owns the Minnesota Vikings did not lie to the state in stadium negotiations. He also said he hopes to call a special legislative session for Sept. 9 to appropriate disaster aid. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Special session could dump ag tax
August 8, 2013 - 2:56pm
U.S. Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota wrote much of an energy sectioin of the Senate-passed farm bill. Here, he is watched by Under Secretary Doug O'Brien of the U.S. Department of Agriculture during a Farmfest forum. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minnesota leaders renew debate about renewable fuels
August 8, 2013 - 9:30am
August 7, 2013
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz tells a Farmfest audience Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, about the importance about passing a federal farm bill. Looking on is President Roger Johnson of National Farmers Union, a former North Dakota agriculture commissioner. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis
Farm bill plan advancing, but its future unknown
August 7, 2013 - 8:17am
August 5, 2013
Robert Tufts thanks his constituents after being re-elected mayor Sunday, Aug. 4 in Dorset, Minn. (Jean Ruzicka / Forum News Service)
Mayor Robert Tufts re-elected in Dorset
August 5, 2013 - 8:33am
August 3, 2013
Talks begin for disaster-funding legislative session
August 3, 2013 - 9:00am