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December 2006
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Tuesday
December 12, 2006
The Associated Press holds its annual pre-session forum. Governor Pawlenty and legislative leaders answer questions about the 2007 session. (For Windows Media Player users, part 1 consists of House leadership's opening remarks, which was interrupted by a fire alarm. Part 2 begins when the session reconvenes. For RealPlayer users, the sessions have been combined into one file.) Real Media format

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1 hr, 58 min
Tuesday
December 5, 2006
DFL Senator-elect Ron Latz, St. Louis Park, outlines a proposal he calls the "Car Buyer's Bill of Rights." Real Media format

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22 min

November 2006
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Wednesday
November 29, 2006
Speaker-designate Margaret Anderson Kelliher and Senate Assistant Majority Leader Tarryl Clark along with other DFL legislative leaders respond to the news of a projected budget surplus. Real Media format

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21 min
Wednesday
November 29, 2006
Governor Pawlenty meets with the media to discuss the latest budget forecast. Real Media format

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23 min
Wednesday
November 29, 2006
Finance Commissioner Peggy Ingison and Dr.Tom Stinson, the State Economist, release the latest state budget forecast. Real Media format

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49 min
Wednesday
November 22, 2006
Senator-elect Katie Sieben, Senator Chuck Wiger and Representative Joe Atkins present legislation that would prohibit the devaluing of gift cards. Real Media format

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12 min
Wednesday
November 8, 2006
Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Mike Hatch and lieutenant governor candidate Judi Dutcher meet with the media. Real Media format

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12 min

August 2006
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Thursday
August 10, 2006
Governor Pawlenty discusses the impact of the heightened security alert at the Twin Cities airport. Real Media format 24 min

May 2006
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Monday
May 22, 2006
Senate Majority Leader Dean Johnson talks about the success and failures of the 2006 legislative session. Real Media format 41 min
Wednesday
May 17, 2006
Senator John Hottinger and Senator Sean Nienow call for legislative action on a bill allowing doctors and consumers to review clinical trials that have been conducted by pharmaceutical companies before the release of a drug. Real Media format 13 min
Tuesday
May 16, 2006
Legislative leaders respond to the Minnesota Supreme Court ruling upholding the health impact fee. Real Media format 31 min
Thursday
May 11, 2006
Senate Transportation Committee Chair Steve Murphy outlines a proposal to curb what he labels as "excessive gax pricing." Real Media format 16 min
Friday
May 5, 2006
Envision Minnesota, a coalition of people interested in protecting Minnesota's natural resources and shaping a healthy environment for its future, announces its goals and efforts. Real Media format 29 min
Monday
May 1, 2006
Session Update features a press conference held Thursday, April 27th, announcing an agreement between legislators and the Governor to reduce mercury contamination in the state. Real Media format 23 min

April 2006
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Thursday
April 20, 2006
Senate Majority Leader Dean Johnson and Senate Tax Chair Larry Pogemiller meet with the Capitol press corps following Senate passage of SF 3131, the omnibus tax bill. Real Media format 23 min

March 2006
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Thursday
March 24, 2006
The Senate Subcommittee on Ethical Conduct convenes to hear a complaint against Senator Johnson by Senator Mike McGinn and Senator Claire Robling. Session Update provides coverage of the open portion of the meeting and features comments from Senator Johnson, members of the committee, and the plaintiffs. Real Media format 58 min
Tuesday
March 21, 2006
Representative Melissa Hortman leads a delegation making a bid for Minnesota to host the 2020 Olympics. Real Media format 26 min
Tuesday
March 21, 2006
Senator John Hottinger and Representative John Lesch announce a proposal requiring drug manufacturers to disclose a drug's side affects that were discovered during testing. Real Media format 23 min
Thursday
March 17, 2006
Representative Barb Goodwin and Senator Ellen Anderson promote a plan to prevent construction companies and contractors from dissolving their companies in order to escape warranty obligations. Real Media format 38 min
Tuesday
March 14, 2006
The Governor releases his supplemental budget proposal, and legislative leaders--Senate Majority Leader Dean Johnson, House Speaker Steve Sviggum and House Minority Leader Matt Entenza--respond to the recommendations. Real Media format 1 hr, 9 min
Thursday
March 9, 2006
Session Update brings the latest press conferences of the week, including the DFL response to the Governor's State of the State Address, the Senate DFL initiatives to assist immigrants, the House Republican response to the State of the State Address, and Governor Pawlenty's early childhood development proposals. Real Media format 1 hr, 28 min
Monday
March 6, 2006
Senator Linda Higgins, Sen. John Hottinger and Sen. John Marty introduce proposals to expand the state's ethic laws. Real Media format 17 min
Thursday
March 2, 2006
Senate Majority Leader Dean Johnson and DFL Senator Linda Berglin lead a delegation of members proposing to expand access to health care. Real Media format 27 min

February 2006
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Tuesday
February 28, 2006
Legislative leaders meet with the Capitol press corps and offer their views on the latest budget news. DFL leaders coverage begins at 00:00:00, and Republican leaders coverage begins at 00:22:25. Real Media format 48 min
Tuesday
February 28, 2006
Peggy Ingison, the Commissioner of Finance, and Tom Stinson, the State Economist, release the latest state budget forecast. Real Media format 31 min
Tuesday
February 21, 2006
The Associated Press holds its fifth annual pre-session legislative forum at the Capitol. Gov. Tim Pawlenty, Democratic and Republican leaders of Minnesota Senate and House answer questions from the media. Real Media format 1 hr, 56 min
Monday
February 13, 2006
Senate DFL members release a proposal asking voters whether the sales tax should be increased by .25 percent to fund outdoor recreational and resource projects along with art and culture amenities. Real Media format 30 min
Thursday
February 9, 2006
State Senator Jane Ranum and Representative Debra Hilstrom offer legislation to provide more supervision for criminals convicted of child pornography offenses. Real Media format 16 min
Tuesday
February 7, 2006
A bipartisan group of state lawmakers from the National Conference of Environmental Legislators talk about issues they will present to the 2006 legislature that addresses issues related to climate change. Real Media format 26 min

January 2006
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Friday
January 27, 2006
Senator Dallas Sams leads a DFL delegation announcing a $40 million dollar commitment to improve the quality of Minnesota's waters. Real Media format 20 min
Monday
January 23, 2006
Governor Pawlenty and Matt Kramer, Commissioner of the Department of Employment and Economic Development, discuss the future of the St. Paul Assembly Ford Plant. Following the Governor's press conference, House Minority Leader Matt Entenza meets with the media. Real Media format 27 min
Tuesday
January 17, 2006
One of the primary tasks facing the 2006 is the approval of bonds to fund capital improvement projects throughout the state. Governor Pawlenty presents his proposed projects. Real Media format 58 min
Thursday
January 12, 2006
Senator Amy Koch and Senator Mike Jungbauer present a proposal to curb the sale of drug paraphernalia. Real Media format 15 min
Thursday
January 12, 2006
Governor Pawlenty rolls out the second phase of his initiatives relating to illegal immigration by proposing steps to encourage legal immigration. Real Media format 26 min
Thursday
January 5, 2006
A bipartisan group of legislators led by Senator Thomas Bakk and Representative Jeff Johnson call for changes to Minnesota's eminent domain law. Real Media format 39 min
Tuesday
January 3, 2006
Governor Pawlenty proposes new initiatives to curb criminal activity related to illegal immigration. Real Media format 47 min



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