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Klobuchar introduces veterans legislation
12 hours 27 min ago
April 19, 2017
U.S. Sen.  Al Franken. File photo by Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Franken says new farm bill should address dairy struggles
April 19, 2017 - 1:13pm
April 17, 2017
Reader Opinion: Don't deny services
April 17, 2017 - 9:05am
April 14, 2017
The Minnesota Capitol building normally is busy this time of year, but on Friday, April 14, 2017, throngs of lobbyists, lawmakers and special interest groups were gone, leaving this view of a normally full meeting room in the foreground and cafe in the background. The Legislature returns from its Passover-Easter break Tuesday, April 18. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Administration argues money during legislative break
April 14, 2017 - 1:46pm
April 12, 2017
Emily Piper, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Services, discusses mental health care at the Community Behavioral Health Hospital in Baxter April 11 as Adam Rees, Essentia Health Central Region president, looks on. Zach Kayser/Brainerd Dispatchplay button
DHS commissioner talks mental health in Baxter
April 12, 2017 - 5:45am
Klobuchar introduces bill to encourage rural doctors
April 12, 2017 - 5:00am
April 5, 2017
"It's always difficult to recruit based on their impressions of what it's like living beyond the Twin Cities or big cities," said Rep. Bud Nornes, R-Fergus Falls, seen here in this file photo. "So, we need to do all we can to have those folks that are ready and willing to come out where they'll find that living is great." Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota House, governor support $14 million to train rural doctors
April 5, 2017 - 4:24pm
U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (R) arrive at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. April 4, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
More talks but no decisions on Republican push to overhaul healthcare
April 5, 2017 - 8:43am
April 2, 2017
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY)(L) gets into a vehicle with U.S. President Donald Trump before departing the White House in Washington, April 2, 2017. REUTERS / Joshua Roberts
Trump talks health care with Republican critic on golf course
April 2, 2017 - 12:45pm
April 1, 2017
From left: Jean Bender, David Bender, 30, and his personal assistant Lisa Struss take a walk around his block in St. Paul, Wednesday, March 29, 2017.  Bender receives Medicaid payments which provides for some of his assistant's funding. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
The true costs of care
April 1, 2017 - 6:44pm
March 31, 2017
Nolan helps re-establish Lung Cancer Caucus
March 31, 2017 - 6:00am
March 30, 2017
Steve Peters, from Litchfield, asks a question during the discussion Thursday, March 30, at the American Legion in Willmar. Briana Sanchez / Forum News Service
Minn. farmers use state forum to voice concerns on health insurance, buffer strips
March 30, 2017 - 6:09pm
March 29, 2017
Reader Opinion: Health care
March 29, 2017 - 9:00am
March 25, 2017
Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, chairman of the House Tax Committee, said House Republicans plan to begin moving on tax reform this spring and to pass legislation before Congress goes on a summer recess in late July. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
With health care bill dead, Republicans turn to taxes
March 25, 2017 - 12:32pm
March 22, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton complains on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, that Republicans who control the Legislature are considering shifting too much money away from needs such as education and health care. Don Davis / Forum News Serviceplay button
Tax breaks, spending, buffers all in a day's debate
March 22, 2017 - 5:50pm