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February 15, 2013
Sen. Katie Sieben of Cottage Grove speaks in favor of her bill to phase out bisphenol A in children's food packaging on Thursday, Feb. 14. Supporters of her bill say the substance is dangerous. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Sieben seeks ban on chemical in children's containers
February 15, 2013 - 10:40am
February 12, 2013
Rep. Dan Schoen listens as lawmakers debate his bill to keep guns from untreated mentally ill people. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Schoen bill part of legislative gun debate
February 12, 2013 - 12:02pm
February 6, 2013
In his third State of the State speech Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, Gov. Mark Dayton promotes his budget plan that would raise taxes and spend more on education and economic development. Forum News Service photo by Don Davis
Dayton promotes his tax and spend plan, gay marriage
February 6, 2013 - 9:38pm
February 5, 2013
Rep. Dan Schoen of St. Paul Park watches Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek tell a Minnesota House committee on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, about the need to keep guns out of the hands of violent mentally ill people. Forum News Service photo by Don Davis
Schoen bill in mix as legislative gun debate begins to overflow crowd
February 5, 2013 - 1:34pm
President Barack Obama speaks to Minnesota law enforcement officials, lawmakers and local leaders Monday, Feb. 2, 2013, at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center about his plan to curb gun violence. Forum News Service photo by Danielle Killey
Obama in Minnesota: Americans need to push for gun violence solution
February 5, 2013 - 12:26pm
January 23, 2013
Dayton budget impacts on Cottage Grove, Washington County
January 23, 2013 - 10:23am
Commissioners, lobbyists and photographers crowed around Gov. Mark Dayton Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, after he announced his proposed two-year budget. Forum News Service photo by Don Davis
Questions remain on Dayton tax plan impact
January 23, 2013 - 9:45am
January 22, 2013
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton unveils his tax and spend plan for the next two years on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. His plan mixes spending cuts and increases, along with tax cuts and increases. Forum News Service photo by Don Davis
Dayton calls for tax changes, more spending
January 22, 2013 - 11:10am
January 9, 2013
Assistant Majority Leader Katie Sieben of Cottage Grove addresses the Minnesota Senate on its opening day, Tuesday Jan. 8. Photo by Danielle Killey/State Capitol Bureau
Some tension evident at start of Minnesota legislative session
January 9, 2013 - 9:47am
January 3, 2013
Paychecks shrink as fiscal rhetoric expands
January 3, 2013 - 3:21pm
December 27, 2012
John Kriesel biography picked for Washington County reading event
December 27, 2012 - 3:11pm
December 5, 2012
State lawmakers likely will begin the 2013 budget-writing legislative session faced with a $1.1 billion shortfall. File photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Minnesota deficit pegged at $1.1 billion, more if Washington fails
December 5, 2012 - 7:03pm
November 29, 2012
U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum
McCollum to back Washington County transit priorities
November 29, 2012 - 1:06pm
November 28, 2012
Minnesota vote up, but more voters possible
November 28, 2012 - 9:28am
November 15, 2012
McNamara re-elected in District 54B
November 15, 2012 - 11:03am