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Minnesota Legislature

May 14, 2016
Blaine Hill: Doing nothing is not an option
May 14, 2016 - 2:29am
May 19, 2015
Shouts, confusion end Minnesota legislative session
May 19, 2015 - 6:59am
January 30, 2015
Letter: DFL leaders should be open to real dialogue
January 30, 2015 - 4:47pm
May 31, 2014
The four Republican legislators representing parts of Douglas County held a town hall-style meeting at Traveler’s Inn restaurant in Alexandria Tuesday. They included (left to right) Paul Anderson, Bill Ingebrigtsen, Torrey Westrom and Mary Franson.  
Photo by Lori Mork, Forum News Service
Area lawmakers decry 'mob rule' of Legislature
May 31, 2014 - 5:09am
April 12, 2014
Bullying Bill bullies its way through the legislature
April 12, 2014 - 4:23am
June 19, 2009
ep. Paul Marquart of Dilworth, watched by Rep. Tony Sertich of Chisholm, tells a legislative commission Thursday that state aid paid to local governments has shrunk dramatically in the past few years. There is no doubt, he said, that leads to higher property taxes. Photo by Don Davis, St. Paul Capitol Bureau.
Democrats: Pawlenty's budget moves illegal
June 19, 2009 - 4:52pm
June 18, 2009
State Rep. Tom Huntley of Duluth talks about a White House meeting on health care reform. He said he will watch the federal process closely. Photo by Don Davis, St. Paul Capitol Bureau.
Is D.C. copying Minnesota health care model?
June 18, 2009 - 4:43pm
June 17, 2009
Real pain for local governments could come later
June 17, 2009 - 1:30pm
June 3, 2009
Rep. Marty Seifert of Marshall announces Wednesday that he is leaving the job of House minority leader to consider running for governor. He is the first of what is expected to be many Republicans to announce an exploratory campaign. Photo by Don Davis, St. Paul Capitol Bureau.
Republicans mull governor's race
June 3, 2009 - 4:23pm
May 1, 2009
Talking Points -- Finding a better way for Minnesota to cast votes
May 1, 2009 - 5:04pm
April 28, 2009
Minnesota House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher of Minneapolis and House Chief Clerk Albin Mathiowetz Monday discuss whether a proposed health and services amendment is germane to the bill. Photo by Don Davis, St. Paul Capitol Bureau.
Health care spending plans take shape
April 28, 2009 - 8:47am
April 22, 2009
Rep. Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake says farmers are giving up money to preserve veterans programs in a bill the House debated Wednesday. Behind him are Reps. Denny McNamara of Hastings (kneeling) and Doug Magnus of Slayton. Photo by Don Davis, Forum Communications.
Vets gain, farmers cut in budget bill
April 22, 2009 - 4:32pm
April 21, 2009
Lobbyists fight for copies of a bill being introduced in the House Taxes Committee Monday. The bill would reform and raise some taxes. Photo by Don Davis, St. Paul Capitol Bureau.
Higher taxes on rich part of House plan
April 21, 2009 - 9:04am
April 10, 2009
Outdoors funding advocates -- including Steve Morse of the Minnesota Environmental Partnership, left, and Duluth resident Dave Zentner of the Izaak Walton League -- say they are watching closely how lawmakers handle recommendations for spending new sales tax revenue on habitat conservation and water cleanup projects. Photo by Scott Wente, St. Paul Capitol Bureau.
Conservationists watching outdoor money carefully
April 10, 2009 - 5:07pm
March 19, 2009
Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Gene Hugoson discusses the state of the Minnesota ethanol industry on Wednesday. With him are Farmers Union President Doug Peterson, left, and south-central Minnesota farmer Gary Pestorious. Photo by Don Davis, St. Paul Capitol Bureau.
Ethanol levels could be on rise
March 19, 2009 - 10:12am