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May 3, 2009
Ingebrigtsen wants governor to veto marijuana bill
May 3, 2009 - 5:46pm
April 29, 2009
An unhappy Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher, DFL-Minneapolis, listens to House Minority Leader Marty Seifert, R-Marshall, challenge a Democratic effort to wrap up debate on a transportation bill Tuesday. The dispute made for tense exchanges among House leaders.
Minnesota Legislature gets ugly, loud
April 29, 2009 - 10:32am
Elderly and disabled Minnesotans filled the Minnesota Capitol rotunda Tuesday to rally against proposed state cuts to nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. Scott Wente / State Capitol Bureau
Minnesota nursing homes fight proposed cuts
April 29, 2009 - 8:54am
April 27, 2009
Rep. Tom Huntley of Duluth listens to debate Monday on his bill to fund state health and human services programs. He leads the committee that drew up the bill.
Health-care spending plans take shape
April 27, 2009 - 9:21pm
Reps. Bud Nornes of Fergus Falls, left, and Mark Murdock of Ottertail talk in the Minnesota House Saturday. The House debated transportation and tax bills.
BRIEFLY: Transit faces cuts
April 27, 2009 - 5:44am
April 26, 2009
The Minnesota House meets in a rare Saturday session to debate transportation and tax issues. The Legislature has three weeks left to plug a $4.6 billion deficit in the next two-year budget.
Biggest controversy? Minnesota taxes
April 26, 2009 - 6:47pm
April 24, 2009
Rep. Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, listens to Minnesota House debate Friday on an economic development spending package.
Senate OKs $2.2 billion income tax increase
April 24, 2009 - 11:02pm
April 23, 2009
House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher calls on a member Wednesday on the House floor. Lawmakers debated bills dealing with funding agriculture, veterans, environment, energy and higher education programs.
Bill holds tuition increases down
April 23, 2009 - 8:56am
April 22, 2009
Rep. Al Juhnke of Willmar tells fellow representatives Wednesday about his agriculture and veterans funding bill.
Veterans gain, farmers cut in budget bill
April 22, 2009 - 3:31pm
April 21, 2009
Commentary -- Tax bills fair response to shortfall
April 21, 2009 - 4:30pm
Senate plan would raise all income taxes
April 21, 2009 - 9:27am
April 20, 2009
Rep. Paul Marquart of Dilworth Monday explains property tax provisions in a House taxes bill. On the left is Rep. Lyle Koenen of Clara City.
Higher taxes on rich part of House plan
April 20, 2009 - 11:56am
April 17, 2009
John Yunker of the legislative auditor's office discusses his report on the biofuels industry in Minnesota during a Friday legislative committee hearing.
Biofuel subsidies targeted in report
April 17, 2009 - 7:13pm
Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen of Alexandria examines the state courts budget Thursday, before a Senate committee approved cutting judiciary spending 7 percent.
Court budget means 'service reduction'
April 17, 2009 - 7:02pm
April 15, 2009
Hastings teacher Paula Leach tells a House education committee Tuesday that she opposes a proposal to make it easier for non-teachers to receive licenses to work in the classroom.
Teachers oppose easy licensing
April 15, 2009 - 11:46am