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2003 Archive Video Collection
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December 2003
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Tuesday
December 9, 2003
  The Stadium Screening Committee held the first of numerous scheduled meetings to discuss new sports stadiums in Minnesota. Real Media format 3 hrs, 30 min

November 2003
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Tuesday
November 18, 2003
Health and Family Security The Senate Health and Family Security Committee examines the factors driving health care costs and begins review of two bills proposing universal health care in Minnesota. Real Media format 3 hrs, 2 min
Wednesday
November 12, 2003
  The Legislative Commission on the Economic Status of Women conduct a hearing on the international trafficking of Minnesota women and girls for sexual services. Real Media format 1 hr, 52 min
Wednesday
November 5, 2003
Finance Committee, Transportation Policy & Budget Division MnDOT officials present their list of construction projects, and the committee reviews the department's Right of Way procedures. Real Media format 3 hrs, 17 min

October 2003
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Thursday
October 16, 2003
  The State Government Budget Division held a joint hearing with the State and Local Government Operations Committee to examine pay equity among public employees in Minnesota. Real Media format 2 hrs, 13 min

July 2003
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Monday
July 14, 2003
Judiciary
Health and Family Security
The Senate Judiciary and Health and Family Security Committees conduct an informational hearing on Minnesota's sex offender civil commitment law. Real Media format 3 hrs, 40 min

May 2003
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Monday
May 12, 2003
Taxes Committee The Senate Taxes Committee approved the Senate DFL Omnibus Tax and K-12 bill. Real Media format 2 hrs, 54 min
Wednesday
May 7, 2003
Finance Committee, State Government Budget Division The joint State Government Budget Division and the full Finance committee heard testimony on past and present budget deficits. Real Media format 1 hr, 45 min
Tuesday
May 6, 2003
Taxes Committee The Committee took testimony on the tax and gaming bills. Real Media format 3 hrs, 39 min
Thursday
May 1, 2003
Finance Committee, Environment, Agriculture & Economic Development Budget Division The Committee discussed SF 850, which provides for ATV operating restrictions. Real Media format 3 hrs, 48 min
Thursday
May 1, 2003
Taxes Committee The Committee discussed Senator John Hottinger's tax bill SF 1504. Real Media format 2 hrs, 18 min

April 2003
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Wednesday
April 30, 2003
Taxes Committee The Senate Taxes Committee took up 4 bills. Real Media format 2 hrs, 57 min
Friday
April 25, 2003
Taxes Committee Sen. Bill Belanger, the author of the Governor's tax bill, gave members an overview of what is included in the bill. Real Media format hrs
Tuesday
April 22, 2003
Finance Committee, Transportation Policy & Budget Division The Committee discussed the Omnibus Transportation Bill. Real Media format 2 hrs, 6 min
Tuesday
April 15, 2003
Education The Senate Education Committee heard testimony on the revised math and language arts standards compiled by a committee under the Department of Children, Families and Learning. Real Media format 2 hrs, 12 min
Friday
April 11, 2003
Judiciary The Senate Judiciary Committee discussed two bills dealing with joint and several liability. Real Media format 2 hrs, 58 min
Wednesday
April 9, 2003
Commerce and Utilities The Senate Commerce and Utilites Committee discussed three bills, including the Senate omnibus energy bill. Real Media format 2 hrs, 31 min
Tuesday
April 8, 2003
Finance Committee, Transportation Policy & Budget Division The Senate Transportation Policy and Budget Division reviews Governor Pawlenty's proposed highway construction proposal. Real Media format 1 hr, 13 min
Tuesday
April 8, 2003
Finance Committee, Health, Human Services & Corrections Budget Division The Health, Human Services and Corrections Budget Division hears testimony on the impact of proposed cuts to the health and human services budget. Real Media format 1 hr, 18 min
Monday
April 7, 2003
Crime Prevention and Public Safety Senate Crime Prevention and Public Safety Committee considers several bills that are proceeding in the House of Representatives. Real Media format 1 hr, 50 min
Friday
April 4, 2003
Finance Committee, State Government Budget Division The Senate State Government Budget Division discussed a bill reflecting the Governor's state governement budget proposals. Real Media format 1 hr, 49 min
Wednesday
April 2, 2003
Agriculture, General Legislation and Veterans Affairs A portion of the Senate Agriculture, General Legsislation and Veterans Affairs Committee where they discussed several bills. Real Media format 2 hrs, 41 min
Wednesday
April 2, 2003
Crime Prevention and Public Safety A portion of the Senate Crime Prevention and Public Safety Committee where several bills were discussed. Real Media format 2 hrs, 2 min
Tuesday
April 1, 2003
Finance Committee, Environment, Agriculture & Economic Development Budget Division The Senate Evironment, Agriculture and Economic Budget Committee discussed SF 36, a bill to eliminate ethanol subsidies for producers in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Duluth. Real Media format 2 hrs, 3 min
Tuesday
April 1, 2003
Jobs, Housing & Community Development A portion of the Jobs, Housing and Community Development Committee, where they discussed SF 1221, a bill prohibiting employer misrepresentation of employee status. Real Media format 1 hr, 34 min

March 2003
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Monday
March 31, 2003
Crime Prevention and Public Safety The Senate Crime Prevention and Public Safety Committee discussed 10 bills. Real Media format 2 hrs, 44 min
Friday
March 28, 2003
Commerce and Utilities The Senate Commerce and Utilites Committee discussed several bills relating to renewable energy. Real Media format 3 hrs, 2 min
Thursday
March 27, 2003
Taxes Committee The Senate Tax Committee discussed the price of government and budget resolutions. Real Media format 31 min
Wednesday
March 26, 2003
Crime Prevention and Public Safety The Senate Crime Prevention and Public Safety Committee discussed several bills. Real Media format 2 hrs, 42 min
Tuesday
March 25, 2003
Finance Committee, Transportation Policy & Budget Division The Senate Transportation policy and budget committee discussed a proposal to reduce the speed limit to 25 MPH near public and private schools creating "safe school zones." Real Media format 1 hr, 41 min
Monday
March 24, 2003
Crime Prevention and Public Safety The Senate Crime Prevention Committee discussed several bills including one that would allow law enforcement officials to pull over and ticket individuals for not wearing their seat belts. Real Media format 1 hr, 47 min
Thursday
March 21, 2003
Judiciary The Senate Judiciary heard testimony on SF 545 a bill to revoe sexual orientation as a protected class under Minnesota's human rights laws. Real Media format 2 hrs, 22 min
Thursday
March 20, 2003
Commerce and Utilities The joint Senate Commerce and Environment and Nautral Resources Committees discussed bills aimed at meeting Minnesota's future energy needs. Real Media format 3 hrs, 17 min
Thursday
March 20, 2003
Finance Committee, Environment, Agriculture & Economic Development Budget Division The Senate Environment, Agriculture and Economic Development Budget Division heard testimony on state programs that provide food, and independent living resources for the handicaped. Real Media format 1 hr, 50 min
Wednesday
March 19, 2003
Crime Prevention and Public Safety The Senate Crime Prevention and Public Safety Committee continued testimony and discussion of SF 222. Real Media format 2 hrs, 18 min
Monday
March 17, 2003
Crime Prevention and Public Safety The Senate Crime Prevention and Public Safety Committee took testimony on (SF 222) a bill that would change Minnesota's handgun laws. Real Media format 2 hrs, 21 min
Friday
March 14, 2003
Finance Committee, State Government Budget Division The Senate State Government Budget Division discussed the State Auditor and Governor's budgets. Real Media format 2 hrs, 23 min
Thursday
March 13, 2003
Finance Committee, State Government Budget Division The State Government Budget Division reviews the budgets for veteran organizations and how the Governor's recommended cuts will affect them. Real Media format 1 hr, 22 min
Wednesday
March 12, 2003
Commerce and Utilities The Senate Commerce and Utilities Committee continued it's hearing regarding the settlement reached with the Department of Commerce and American Bankers Insurance Group. Real Media format 2 hrs, 20 min
Tuesday
March 11, 2003
Education The Senate Education Committee heard testimony on a draft version of education standards for math and language arts. Real Media format 1 hr, 32 min
Tuesday
March 11, 2003
Finance Committee, E-12 Education Budget Division The Senate E-12 Education Budget Division reviewed the Governor's budget recommendations for Early Childhood Education. Real Media format 1 hr, 47 min
Monday
March 10, 2003
Commerce and Utilities The Senate Commerce and Utilites Committee took testimony on a settlement reached under the new Commissioner of Commerce, Glenn Wilson with American Bankers Insurance Group (ABIG) for 2 million dollars. Real Media format 2 hrs, 40 min
Friday
March 7, 2003
Finance Committee, State Government Budget Division The Senate State Government Finance Division took testimony on a bill (SF 214)to freeze public employee wages for the next two years. Real Media format 2 hrs, 16 min
Thursday
March 6, 2003
Finance Committee, State Government Budget Division The Senate State Government Budget Division heard testimony on how the Governor's proposed budget cuts will affect the Department of Military Affairs. Real Media format 34 min
Wednesday
March 5, 2003
Commerce and Utilities The Senate Commerce and Utilities Committee discussed two bills. Real Media format 1 hr, 54 min
Tuesday
March 4, 2003
Education The Senate Education Committee reviews the math education standards within the profiles of learning. Real Media format 2 hrs, 36 min
Tuesday
March 4, 2003
Health and Family Security The Senate Health and Family Security Committee discussed several bills. Real Media format 2 hrs, 37 min
Tuesday
March 4, 2003
Education The Senate Education Committee discussed Minnesota's math standards under the profiles of learning. Real Media format 2 hrs, 36 min
Monday
March 3, 2003
Environment and Natural Resources The Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee discussed a bill to manage and control animals infected with chronic wasting disease. Real Media format 1 hr, 38 min
February 2003
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Thursday
February 27, 2003
Taxes Committee The Senate Taxes Committee discussed and voted on(SF 330) a bill to freeze property tax rates. Real Media format 46 min
Wednesday
February 26, 2003
Crime Prevention and Public Safety The Senate Crime Prevention and Public Safety Committee discussed a bill to lower the legal blood alcohol limit to .08 (SF 58). Real Media format 1 hr, 38 min
Tuesday
February 25, 2003
Taxes Committee The Senate Taxes committee discussed a bill aimed at prohibiting property tax increases for the next two years. (SF 330) Real Media format 2 hrs, 16 min
Thursday
February 20, 2003
Health and Family Security The Senate Health and Family Security Committee took testimony on Wisconsin's welfare programs. Real Media format 2 hrs, 38 min
Monday
February 17, 2003
State and Local Government Operations The Senate State and Local Government Operations Committee took testimony on a bill to ratify state employee contracts. Real Media format 23 min
Thursday
February 20, 2003
Finance Committee, State Government Budget Division The committee heard testimony from Peggy Ingison, the Assistant Commissioner of Finance, on the Governor's FY '04-'05 budget recommendations. Real Media format 55 min
Wednesday
February 19, 2003
Commerce and Utilities The Senate Commerce and Utilities discussed nuclear energy issues. Real Media format 59 min
Thursday
February 13, 2003
Education The Senate Education Committee considers two bills that would require the recitation of the pledge of allegiance in public and charter schools. Real Media format 1 hr, 43 min
Thursday
February 13, 2003
Health and Family Security The Senate Health and Family Security Committee heard testimony on several technical bills related to nursing, psychology, and psychologists. Real Media format 52 min
Wednesday
February 12, 2003
Environment and Natural Resources The Senate Environment and Natural Resources committee considered a bill (SF203)to reduce the phosphorus content in dishwasher detergents. Real Media format 1 hr, 53 min
Tuesday
February 11, 2003
Finance Committee, State Government Budget Division The State Government Budget Division discussed past reforms and budget balancing efforts. Real Media format 2 hrs, 17 min
Monday
February 10, 2003
Crime Prevention and Public Safety The Senate Crime Prevention Committee discussed level three sex offenders. Real Media format 1 hr, 58 min
Thursday
February 6, 2003
State and Local Government Operations The State Government Budget Committee heard testimony on the effects of the proposed fiscal year 2003 cuts on services. Real Media format 1 hr, 10 min
Thursday
February 6, 2003
Finance Committee, Higher Education Budget Division The Senate Higher Education Budget Committee took testimony about the challenges facing Minnesota's private colleges and the value of the state grant program for college students. Real Media format 1 hr, 19 min
Wednesday
February 3, 2003
Environment and Natural Resources The Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee heard testimony on a bill that would virtually ban phosphorus from dishwasher detergents sold in Minnesota. Real Media format 2 hrs, 29 min
Monday
February 3, 2003
Commerce and Utilities The Senate Commerce and Utilities Committee discussed two bills, SF 157 (Scheid) and SF 156 (Kelley). Real Media format 1 hr, 7 min

January 2003
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Wednesday
January 29, 2003
Agriculture, General Legislation and Veterans Affairs The Senate Agriculture, General Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee heard testimony from the "First Shot Naval Vets Club. Real Media format 1 hr, 16 min
Tuesday
January 28, 2003
Education The Senate Education Committe heard testimony on the implications of the Federal Elementary Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as the "No Child Left Behind Act." Real Media format 1 hr, 5 min
Monday
January 27, 2003
Environment and Natural Resources The Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee discussed the damage done to public and private lands by all-terrain vehicle (ATV) users. Real Media format 1 hr, 58 min
Wednesday
January 22, 2003
Crime Prevention and Public Safety The Senate Crime Prevention and Public Safety Committee heard testimony on the impacts of shifting criminal offenders from State Prisons to County Jails. Real Media format 2 hrs, 12 min
Tuesday
January 21, 2003
Health and Family Security The Senate Health and Family Security Committee heard testimony on Minnesota Health Care Programs. Real Media format 2 hrs, 22 min
Friday
January 17, 2003
Finance The Senate Finance Committee heard testimony on S.F. 79. Real Media format 2 hrs, 2 min
Thursday
January 16, 2003
Finance Committee, State Government Budget Division The State Government Budget Committee heard testimony on the 2003 supplemental budget cuts. Real Media format 1 hr, 57 min
Tuesday
January 14, 2003
Finance The Senate Finance Committee hears an overview of the Governor's recommendations for Phase 1 budget cuts from Department of Finance Commissioner-Designate Dan McElroy. Real Media format 38 min
Thursday
January 9, 2003
Education The Committee hears testimony on successful Minnesota Schools. Real Media format 2 hrs, 32 min
Wednesday
January 8, 2003
Commerce and Utilities The Commerce and Utilities Committee heard an overview of the "Minnesota Energy Planning Report, 2002 Update." Real Media format 56 min



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