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April 14, 2016
Minnesota state Sen. Katie Sieben of Cottage Grove says on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, that she retains hope that her bill to provide parental and family leave to workings will survive this legislative session. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minnesota lawmakers ready to get down to budget specifics
April 14, 2016 - 8:22am
March 7, 2016
South Washington County lawmakers Rep. Dan Schoen (left), DFL-St. Paul Park; Sen. Katie Sieben, DFL-Cottage Grove; and Rep. Denny McNamara, R-Hastings, discussed their priorities for the legislative session and took questions at a town hall meeting in Cottage Grove on March 2. (Bulletin photo by Danielle Killey)
Area lawmakers anticipate 'divisive' session
March 7, 2016 - 11:30am
January 17, 2013
School District 833 officials have long list of legislative concerns
January 17, 2013 - 11:44am
January 15, 2013
Local lawmakers to hold town hall meeting in Cottage Grove Jan. 24
January 15, 2013 - 12:18pm
December 28, 2011
Newly elected Majority Leader Dave Senjem of Rochester says he sees little change in Minnesota Senate Republicans' approach to issues under his leadership. Fellow Republicans elected him leader Tuesday night. Assistant Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Brainerd, looks on. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
MN Senate Republicans pick new leader, promise 'fresh start'
December 28, 2011 - 8:20am
September 2, 2011
Capitol Notebook: Two bright spots in otherwise nasty political time
September 2, 2011 - 5:05pm
July 22, 2011
Minnesota government opens after 20 days
July 22, 2011 - 8:56am
July 20, 2011
Bonding bill deposits gifts around the state
July 20, 2011 - 10:18am
By the bill: A summary of the budget session
July 20, 2011 - 8:19am
Gov. Mark Dayton looks the 286-page health and human services budget bill Wednesday before he signs it into law. Dayton signed the state budget Wednesday morning, hours after legislators passed it in an all-night session. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Bills signed as shutdown ends, but government restart not immediate
July 20, 2011 - 8:13am
July 19, 2011
Shutdown Day 19: Special session starts, stops as shutdown end nears
July 19, 2011 - 11:24am
Shutdown Day 19: Capitol opens, first spending bills surface
July 19, 2011 - 8:11am
July 18, 2011
South Washington County lawmakers back budget deal 'with reservations'
July 18, 2011 - 4:36pm
July 15, 2011
Shutdown Day 15: Monday is goal for special budget session
July 15, 2011 - 12:48pm
Dayton's offer to end budget impasse
July 15, 2011 - 9:10am