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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
July 20, 2011
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 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
July 14, 2011
Shutdown Day 14: Lawmakers seek continued road work
July 14, 2011 - 7:33am
July 13, 2011
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announces on Wednesday that his state has paid $60 million it owed Minnesota over a tax agreement. Political leaders in both states say they would like to restore the agreement that allowed people living in one state but working in the other to pay income taxes in just one state. Photo by Steve Dzubay/RiverTown Newspaper Group
Wisconsin pays up: Minnesota gets overdue $60M payment
July 13, 2011 - 2:11pm
Shutdown Day 13: Judge: 'Flood' lawmakers, governor with shutdown stories
July 13, 2011 - 8:34am
July 12, 2011
Before hitting the road this week to meet with Minnesotans, Gov. Mark Dayton told reporters Monday that he suggested a variety of tax increases from which Republican could pick. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Shutdown Day 12: Dayton takes budget message around Minnesota
July 12, 2011 - 11:23am
July 11, 2011
Gambling no sure bet for budget fix
July 11, 2011 - 5:19pm
July 6, 2011
Lawmakers pessimistic about quick shutdown end
July 6, 2011 - 5:56pm
Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters on Tuesday that he will continue meeting with Republican leaders in an attempt to end a budget impasse and end a state government shutdown. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Budget talks resume with agreement to talk more
July 6, 2011 - 8:18am
July 5, 2011
Tourists often can be seen roaming the Minnesota Capitol, but most of the Capitol is quiet due to a government shutdown. Some state employees and the media have access to the building during the shutdown. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Government shutdown Day 5: talks to resume
July 5, 2011 - 10:50am