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March 13, 2009
First big bills set for debate in legislature
March 13, 2009 - 2:21pm
March 12, 2009
Rep. Paul Marquart of Dilworth explains his proposal to provide tax breaks to some cabin owners. Looking on is Jeff Forester, who represents cabin owners.
Cabin owners seek tax break
March 12, 2009 - 8:30am
March 11, 2009
Sen. Keith Langseth of Glyndon concentrates on a Tuesday night report by State Economist Tom Stinson, who said that as a way to create jobs the state needs to fund public works projects.
Senate releases $367.4 million bonding bill
March 11, 2009 - 9:57am
March 3, 2009
ommissioner Tom Hanson of Minnesota Management and Budget listens to a reporter's question Tuesday after he announced a budget deficit of about $4.6 billion. Photo by Don Davis. St. Paul Capitol Bureau.
Federal money reduces state budget shortfall
March 3, 2009 - 11:44am
March 2, 2009
Wadena Mayor Wayne Wolden led a news conference late last week announcing a public relations campaign about the importance of state aid to cities. To his right is St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman. Photo by Don Davis, St. Paul Capitol Bureau.
Cities begin crusade to save state aid
March 2, 2009 - 12:37pm
February 14, 2009
Update -- Lawmakers change time of Alex town hall meeting
February 14, 2009 - 12:00am
February 12, 2009
Sen. Steve Murphy of Red Wing, left, listens as physician George Wagoner encourages a Minnesota Senate panel Wednesday to pass Murphy's bill allowing the use of marijuana by people suffering from specific illnesses. Photo by Scott Wente, St. Paul Capitol Bureau.
Medical marijuana debate revived
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
Rep. Paul Marquart, DFL-Dilworth, said a bill requiring that voters provide photo identification to vote will create problems for senior citizens.
Panel rejects photo ID plan
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
Action Day to End Violence Against Women Rally Wednesday
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
Local lawmakers schedule town hall meetings
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
State could face closing MnSCU campus; U cuts could be devastating
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Senator wants more money spent on school busing
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 24, 2009
Feds could help, not solve, deficit
January 24, 2009 - 12:00am
Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, listens to testimony Thursday during a meeting about bovine tuberculosis. State officials told senators they are making good progress.
Success story: bovine TB fight
January 24, 2009 - 12:00am
January 22, 2009
Neil and Deb Krueger of Lake Elmo tell a House committee Wednesday that a change in a state law known as Green Acres last year threatens farmland. They run a 50-acre Christmas tree farm. Photo by Don Davis, St. Paul Capitol Bureau.
Some say Green Acres not the place to be
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am