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Minnesota Legislature

October 19, 2016
Republican Tony Jurgens (left) and DFLer Don Slaten participate in a League of Women Voters candidate forum Oct. 18 in Cottage Grove. They are running in Minnesota House District 54B. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Health care costs a focus in south Washington County legislative forum
October 19, 2016 - 6:00am
June 20, 2016
No more budget cuts this year for South Washington County Schools
June 20, 2016 - 10:42am
June 1, 2016
Rep. Denny McNamara, R-Hastings, said Wednesday he is withdrawing his candidacy for re-election and will retire from the Minnesota House after 14 years. Republican Tony Jurgens of Cottage Grove filed as a Republican for the House 54B seat Tuesday, the last day of the filing period. (RiverTown Multimedia file photo)
McNamara to retire; Cottage Grove's Tony Jurgens files for GOP in 54B
June 1, 2016 - 10:53am
May 12, 2016
Sunday liquor sales effort sinks again
May 12, 2016 - 6:11pm
Sieben's family leave proposal in Senate-passed tax bill
May 12, 2016 - 11:28am
Chief Minnesota Legislature transportation funding negotiators talk before a May 11 conference committee. They are Rep. Tim Kelly of Red Wing (left) and Sen. Scott Dibble of Minneapolis. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Transportation funding in the legislative headlights
May 12, 2016 - 11:19am
January 4, 2010
UPDATED: Bigham not seeking re-election
January 4, 2010 - 8:11am
December 22, 2009
Republican challenger registers to face Sieben
December 22, 2009 - 12:13pm
October 6, 2009
State lawmakers look for cheap ways to end poverty
October 6, 2009 - 9:32am
May 19, 2009
Senate Taxes Chairman Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, listens to an explanation of a tax bill Democrats pushed through the Legislature in its final minutes of the 2009 session. Pictured in the background is Revenue Commissioner Ward Einess, a Gov. Tim Pawlenty appointee. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Un-session brings unallotment
May 19, 2009 - 3:56pm
May 15, 2009
Gov. Tim Pawlenty, surrounded by fellow Republicans, announces that he plans to trim the state budget on his own, not waiting for the Legislature. On the left is Rep. Doug Magnus of Slayton. On the right is Rep. Pat Garofalo of Farmington. (Bulletin photo by Don Davis)
Pawlenty starts cutting budget himself
May 15, 2009 - 8:09am
May 14, 2009
House begins debate on changes to election rules
May 14, 2009 - 8:42am
Reps. Andrew Falk of Murdock, left, and Bill Hilty of Finlayson watch activity in the Minnesota House Wednesday as lawmakers passed a series of budget bills. (Bulletin photo by Don Davis)
Lawmakers OK steady school, lower college funding
May 14, 2009 - 8:02am
Rep. Larry Howes of Walker debates the Minnesota budget Wednesday as the House worked through a series of bills. (Bulletin photo by Don Davis)
Funding bills pass without full funding
May 14, 2009 - 7:59am
May 13, 2009
New law prohibits sex offenders from using social networking sites
May 13, 2009 - 12:11pm