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April 13, 2019
Sen. Carrie Ruud
Fraud fallout: Local politicos comment on statewide child care fraud scandal
April 13, 2019 - 5:00am
April 11, 2019
Dale Lueck
Gun control debate flares up in St. Paul during 2019 legislative session
April 11, 2019 - 5:00am
April 9, 2019
A Crow Wing County Public Transit bus in 2016 pulls up on South Fifth Street in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Buses, trains take center stage at Region 5 transit committee meeting
April 9, 2019 - 9:00am
April 4, 2019
Lakeshore property owners gather for a political rally July 29, 2018, in Isle, centered on co-management of Mille Lacs Lake. Restrictions on walleye fisheries has been sore point for local economies for decades. This year, the Minnesota DNR announced anglers can harvest one walleye between 21-23 inches, or over 28 inches, between May 11-May 31. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Mille Lacs: Local politicos praise reduced fishing restrictions as good first step
April 4, 2019 - 7:00am
April 3, 2019
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz delivers his first State of the State Wednesday night, April 3, speech since taking office early this year. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Kumbaya? At a crossroads, Walz urges lawmakers to write 'story' together
April 3, 2019 - 2:39pm
March 19, 2019
Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, voiced his support for a proposal to offer state-subsidized opportunity scholarships for low- and middle-income students to attend private and parochial schools. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Republicans ready to reopen Minnesota school choice debate
March 19, 2019 - 3:30pm
March 5, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, signed into law his first two bills, which passed with bipartisan support. Walz said the measures' passage represented a successful "test" of lawmakers' ability to work together. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz okays emergency funding for MNLARS, tweaks to public works projects
March 5, 2019 - 1:30pm
February 21, 2019
Rep. John Poston, R-Lake Shore, speaks at a Brainerd Lakes Chamber event Friday, Feb. 15. Listening are Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Fairview Township, and Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Legislators address Crosslake loon center funding, other issues
February 21, 2019 - 4:00am
February 16, 2019
The Eggs & Issues panel featured state Rep. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa (left, state Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, state Rep. John Poston, R-Lake Shore, state Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point and state Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Eggs & Issues forum participants talk scrambled politics in St. Paul
February 16, 2019 - 9:00am
February 13, 2019
Governor Tim Walz. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Lakes area politicos blast Walz decision to appeal Enbridge Line 3
February 13, 2019 - 5:00am
February 11, 2019
Area legislators urge Walz to support Line 3, drop legal challenges
February 11, 2019 - 5:00am
February 8, 2019
How to contact your local legislators
February 8, 2019 - 7:30am
January 31, 2019
Paul Gazelka
Majority leader says legal weed likely to be voted down in state Senate
January 31, 2019 - 9:00am
December 1, 2018
Governor-Elect Tim Walz has come out in support of legal recreational cannabis in the state of Minnesota. With medical marijuana legal in 33 states and recreational pot legal in 10, it may seem only a matter of time, but the issue could lead to a power struggle in Minnesota's split Legislature. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Will Minnesota become the next state to legalize weed?
December 1, 2018 - 9:00am
November 25, 2018
Newly re-elected to a second term as Minnesota Senate majority leader, Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, will have to navigate a host of negotiations to govern a state with the only split Legislature in the nation. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Gazelka eyes forging partnerships, negotiations in split state Legislature
November 25, 2018 - 5:00am
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