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April 28, 2009
Commissioner Tom Hanson of Minnesota Management and Budget Monday defends Gov. Tim Pawlenty's opposition to a big public works bill this year. He met with a House-Senate conference committee considering funding public works projects. Don Davis/Minn. State Capitol Bureau
Bonding bill still in dispute
April 28, 2009 - 7:36am
House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher of Minneapolis and House Chief Clerk Albin Mathiowetz Monday discuss whether a proposed health and services amendment is germane to the bill.
Don Davis/Minn. State Capitol Bureau
Health-care spending plans take shape
April 28, 2009 - 7:23am
April 27, 2009
Pawlenty updates campaign site
April 27, 2009 - 7:12am
Sen. Michelle Fischbach, R-Paynesville, reviews a health and human services funding proposal Friday. Scott Wente/Minn. State Capitol Bureau
Spending bills spare most nursing homes
April 27, 2009 - 7:04am
Reps. Steve Drazkowski of Wabasha (front) and Tim Kelly of Red Wing concentrate on bill details Saturday as the Minnesota House meets in a rare weekend session. Don Davis/Minn. State Capitol Bureau
Transit faces cuts
April 27, 2009 - 6:54am
Majority Leader Tony Sertich of Chisholm talks on the telephone while overseeing the Minnesota House during a rare Saturday session. Representatives dealt with a transportation bill and debated a tax bill. Don Davis/Minn. State Capitol Bureau
House joins Senate in passing tax increase
April 27, 2009 - 6:39am
April 23, 2009
Coleman seeks longer appeal schedule
April 23, 2009 - 8:01am
Rep. Al Juhnke of Willmar tells fellow representatives Wednesday about his agriculture and veterans funding bill. Don Davis/Minn. State Capitol Bureau
Veterans gain, farmers cut in budget bill
April 23, 2009 - 7:52am
Democratic Reps. Lyle Koenen of Clara City, left, Marsha Swails of Woodbury and Paul Marquart of Dilworth listen Wednesday to hospital administrators talk about the impact of proposed health-care state budget reductions.
Scott Wente/Minn. State Capitol Bureau
Budget cuts will affect service
April 23, 2009 - 7:41am
Rep. Tim Kelly of Red Wing follows debate Wednesday on the House floor. Lawmakers debated bills funding agriculture, veterans, environment, energy and higher education programs. Don Davis - Minn. State Capitol Bureau
Bill holds tuition increases down
April 23, 2009 - 7:32am
April 21, 2009
Coleman appeals election to high court
April 21, 2009 - 7:53am
Brandon's Law passes House
April 21, 2009 - 7:48am
Lobbyists fight for copies of a bill being introduced in the House Taxes Committee Monday. The bill would reform and raise some taxes. Don Davis/Minn. State Capitol Bureau
Higher taxes on rich part of House plan
April 21, 2009 - 7:38am
April 20, 2009
John Yunker of the legislative auditor's office discusses his report on the biofuels industry in Minnesota during a Friday legislative committee hearing. Scott Wente/Minn. State Capitol Bureau
Biofuel subsidies targeted in report
April 20, 2009 - 8:37am
DFL leaders warn Pawlenty
April 20, 2009 - 8:31am