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Minnesota Legislature

April 12, 2019
Letter: Republican lawmakers poised to skip Legislative Town Hall in DL
April 12, 2019 - 12:29am
March 21, 2019
Lawmakers returned to the Minnesota State Capitol Jan. 8, 2019, for the reconvening of the Legislature. Michael Brun / Forum News Service
Minnesota House advances bill lowering bar to bring workplace harassment cases to court
March 21, 2019 - 6:01pm
February 26, 2019
Industrial hemp produces a dense stand of plants. The seeds are harvested and can be used for oil products. The fiber of the plant stalks is currently not harvested in North Dakota. John M. Steiner / Forum News Service
Minnesota hemp farmers could sell to medical marijuana producers under new bill
February 26, 2019 - 2:29pm
February 24, 2019
Federal money for election security again tied up in the Minn. Legislature
February 24, 2019 - 4:11pm
February 20, 2019
Sen. Jeff Howe, R-Rockville
Minnesota GOP lawmaker proposes highest fees in nation for hybrid, electric cars
February 20, 2019 - 7:15pm
February 18, 2019
Shelley Buck, president of the Prairie Island Indian Community, speaks as part of a panel discussion on Sovereignty Day in the Minnesota House of Representatives on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Tribal leaders mark historic moment, painful past at 'Sovereignty Day' at the Capitol
February 18, 2019 - 5:38pm
February 12, 2019
The Minnesota state Capitol. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. lawmakers want to limit probation sentences
February 12, 2019 - 8:08pm
February 1, 2019
Paul Marquart
Marquart now chairs House Tax Committee
February 1, 2019 - 12:39pm
January 30, 2019
Minnesota Capitol
Fee on opioid makers to fund addiction fight gains ground at Minnesota Capitol
January 30, 2019 - 8:04pm
Gov. Tim Walz speaks with members of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
'Moonshot' for rural broadband, local gov aid on Walz's to-do list
January 30, 2019 - 3:52pm
January 28, 2019
Duane Benson
Minnesota lawmaker had eye for ‘common sense’
January 28, 2019 - 9:28pm
Veterinary students and scientists test a farm deer for chronic wasting disease at the University of Minnesota Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota scientists aim to curb chronic wasting disease with 'moonshot' tool
January 28, 2019 - 6:08pm
State Sens. Melisa Franzen, DFL-Edina, (at center) and Scott Jensen, R-Chaska, (right) along with Rep. Mike Freiberg, DFL-Golden Valley, (left) on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 introduced a proposal to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
'I don’t think it has a chance': Recreational marijuana faces uncertain future in Minnesota
January 28, 2019 - 12:27pm
January 26, 2019
The House floor is seen during the first day of the 2019 session of the Minnesota Legislature at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Change the Minnesota constitution? Of several proposals gender equality has the best shot
January 26, 2019 - 4:10pm
January 18, 2019

The electrolier illuminated the dome of the Minnesota State Capitol building on the first day of the 2019 legislative session, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. Michael Longaecker / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Walz urges gun control vote, marijuana groups clash at Capitol in 2nd week of session
January 18, 2019 - 11:20am