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April 8, 2010
Editorial: Magnus shakes things up
April 8, 2010 - 12:00am
April 7, 2010
Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Rep. Doug Magnus of Slayton found a rare smile during last month's House debate on a bill that cuts state spending, including local government aid. He offered a much-discussed amendment to take money away from Minneapolis, St. Paul and Duluth, and send it to smaller rural communities.
Rep. Magnus to retire from Minnesota House, will run for Senate
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
March 23, 2010
Fed health bill saves Minn. millions
March 23, 2010 - 12:00am
Legislature takes budget bite amid rural complaints
March 23, 2010 - 12:00am
March 12, 2010
Magnuson stepping down as chief justice
March 12, 2010 - 12:00am
Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Rep. Alice Hausman of St. Paul briefs reporters Thursday on the just-passed public works funding bill. Looking on are Sens. Keith Langseth of Glyndon, left, and David Tomassoni of Chisholm.
House passes bonding bill
March 12, 2010 - 12:00am
March 11, 2010
Bill to shift streamlining job to employees
March 11, 2010 - 12:00am
March 10, 2010
Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Linda Baer of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, left, and Sen.Tarryl Clark of St. Cloud Tuesday tell a Senate committee about a proposal to make it easier to transfer credits between colleges.
Senate bill would simplify college credit transfer
March 10, 2010 - 12:00am
March 4, 2010
Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Marianne Bohren of the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District testifies to a House-Senate committee Wednesday in front of dozens of St. Louis County residents at the Minnesota Capitol.
Bonding bill hits new snag
March 4, 2010 - 12:00am
February 24, 2010
Associated press
Gov. Tim Pawlenty, with Sen. Geoff Michel of Edina at his side, explains why he does not like a public works finance bill legislators passed. The chief reason he gave Tuesday was that the bill would spend far more than he wanted.
Maneuver leads to negotiation
February 24, 2010 - 12:00am
February 23, 2010
Vickerman to retire
February 23, 2010 - 12:00am
February 22, 2010
Talks involve sex offender facility, floods
February 22, 2010 - 12:00am
February 10, 2010
File Photo: Gov. Tim Pawlenty announces Tuesday that he wants first-degree sex offender sentences to more than double, to 25 years. Legislators gave his idea a mixed reaction. (Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau)
Gov. asks for longer sentences
February 10, 2010 - 12:00am
February 4, 2010
No fun for lawmakers
February 4, 2010 - 12:00am
January 30, 2010
Column: Frustrating, but necessary
January 30, 2010 - 12:00am