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2010 Archive Video Collection

Press Conferences

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Fri January 8, 2010GOP Leaders meet with the Capitol Press Corps following their meeting with the Governor regarding the 2010 legislative session.21mn 2s
Fri January 8, 2010DFL Leaders meet with the Capitol Press Corps following their meeting with the Governor regarding the 2010 legislative session.16mn 39s
Fri January 15, 2010The Chair of the House Capital Investment Finance Division, Rep. Alice Hausman, offers reaction to Governor Pawlenty's bonding proposal. 8mn 43s
Fri January 15, 2010In a Friday mornng press conference, Governor Pawlenty details his bonding proposals and discusses a deal with U.S. Steel to acquire land for Vermillion State Park.56mn 20s
Tue January 19, 2010All convicted DWI offenders, including those convicted for the first time, would be required to use a breath activated ignition system, under a proposal presented by Governor Tim Pawlenty at a Capitol press conference Tuesday, January 19th. Convicted offenders refusing to use the ignition system would face longer license suspension periods. 39mn 58s
Mon January 25, 2010Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and state legislative GOP leaders call for a renewed effort in Washington to reform health care.22mn 14s
Tue January 26, 2010Senator Terri Bonoff, DFL-Minnetonka, Representatie Mindy Greiling, DFL-Roseville, and Senator Chuck Wiger, DFL-North St. Paul, call for the repeal of a law allowing school aid to be withheld when the state lacks adequate cash flow.21mn 23s
Wed January 27, 2010Homeowners who keep up their homes and property while making adequate monthly mortgage payments would avoid foreclosure, under a plan announced Wednesday, January 27th, by Sen. Scott Dibble, DFL-Mpls, and Rep. Jeff Hayden, DFL-Mpls. Renters living in apartment buildings undergoing foreclosure proceedings would maintain their living arrangements if meeting payment and lease terms. 24mn 4s
Wed January 27, 2010Senate Republican Leader David Senjem introduces Senator-elect Mike Parry to the Capitol Press Corps. Parry was elected to the Senate Tuesday, March 26th in a special election to replace Senator Dick Day, who resigned his seat. The press conference was held Wednesday, January 27th.11mn 13s
Thu January 28, 2010Sen. Mee Moua, DFL-St. Paul, joins juvenile justice reform pilot site coordinators to highligh juvenile justice reform initiatives.19mn 33s
Mon February 1, 2010Three state lawmakers join with a thousand legislators throughout the country to push Congress for action on a clean energy jobs bill. Representative Jeremy Kalin (DFL-North Branch), Senator Ellen Anderson (DFL - St. Paul) and Rep. Kate Knuth (DFL-New Brighton) unveiled a resolution Monday, February 1st, that they will present to the 2010 legislature for their approval. 14mn 15s
Thu February 4, 2010DFL leaders kicked off the 2010 session by showcasing their proposed capital improvements bills. The measures, which authorize the sale of bonds for various public works projects, will be placed on the fast track, with floor sessions scheduled within the next two weeks. DFL leaders met with the media Thursday, February 4th.21mn 14s
Fri February 5, 2010In their weekly meeting with the capitol press corps, leaders from both caucuses outline their immediate goals and plans for action. In this Session Update, aired Friday, February 5th, Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller talks about an approach to cutting the state budget, and Senate Minority Leader David Senjem offers his views on the size of a final bonding bill.48mn 54s
Fri February 5, 2010State Senator Terri Bonoff, State Representative Steve Simon and other legislators discuss legislation that would move up state primary election dates.31mn 57s
Tue February 9, 2010The Senate gave its approval Tuesday, February 9th, to a nearly $1 billion dollar public works bill, and immediately following session leaders from both Senate caucuses meet with the media. The press conferences were aired in a Session Update the day following the floor vote. 31mn 4s
Tue February 9, 2010Senate Finance Chair Dick Cohen, DFL-St. Paul, and House Finance Chair Lyndon Carlson, DFL-Crystal, outline a proposal Wednesday, February 10th, that would define the circumstances when a governor could use his unallotment authority.25mn 34s
Wed February 10, 2010Senate Finance Chair Dick Cohen, DFL-St. Paul, and House Finance Chair Lyndon Carlson, DFL-Crystal, outline a proposal Wednesday, February 10th, that would define the circumstances when a governor could use his unallotment authority.28mn 36s
Thu February 11, 2010Immediately following Governor Pawlenty's State of the State Address, legislative leaders react to the speech. To view Governor Pawlenty's Address delivered Thursday, February 11th, select "Special Events."38mn 36s
Fri February 12, 2010In separate press availabilities, Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller, joined by Senator Linda Berlin, DFL-Mpls., and Assistant Minority Leader Geoff Michel review the week and talk about upcoming events. The availabilities aired on the Minnesota Channel Friday, February 12th, during this Session Update program.52mn 7s
Mon February 15, 2010Governor Pawlenty releases his budget proposal, and House DFL leaders respond following his announcement.38mn 57s
Mon February 15, 2010Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller responds to the Governor's budget plan to cut $1.2 billion dollars from the state budget through June 30, 2011.17mn 51s
Fri February 19, 2010The day following Governor Pawlenty's veto of a bill to temporarily restore funding for the General Assistance Medical Care (GAMC) program, legislative leaders meet separately with the Capitol press corps for their weekly media availability. 23mn 43s
Tue February 23, 2010House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher meets with the Capitol press corps Tuesday, February 23rd, to announce that she will not be sending the bonding bill to Governor Pawlenty.10mn 19s
Tue February 23, 2010Governor Tim Pawlenty responds to the legislature's action to withhold the bonding bill. Pawlenty met with the Capitol media Tuesday, February 23rd.31mn 9s
Wed February 24, 2010Governor Pawlenty and the chairs of the legislative capital improvements committees, Senate Keith Langseth and Representative Alice Hausman, meet on the pending bonding bill. Following their meeting, held Wednesday, February 24th, the chairs and minority leaders meet with the media.18mn 27s
Fri February 26, 2010Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller is joined by Senate Capital Investment Chair Keith Langseth to review negotiations with the Governor on a bonding package and to talk about the week ahead. In a separate media availability, Senate Minority Leader David Senjem talks about the impact of the Senate's GAMC veto override and the week ahead.37mn 40s
Tue March 2, 2010Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Tom Hanson, State Economist Tom Stinson, and State Budget Director Jim Schowalter release the latest state budget news Tuesday, March 2nd, before a media-filled Capitol hearing room.34mn 51s
Tue March 2, 2010In this Session Update, GOP leaders, DFL leaders, and Governor Pawlenty offer their respective perspectives on the latest budget news. The press conferences were held Tuesday, March 2nd.50mn 50s
Thu March 4, 2010Sen. John Doll, DFL-Bloomington, outlines an amendment he intends to introduce to a bill lifting the moratorium on nuclear power expansion in Minnesota.17mn 8s
Thu March 4, 2010Hours before a key Senate hearing, Senator Amy Koch, GOP-Buffalo, and fellow Republican Senators call for the lifting of the state's moratorium on nuclear power expansion.17mn 56s
Thu March 4, 2010Senate Tax Chair Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, introduces a plan to extend the sales tax to clothing in order to eliminate delaying $1.2 billion dollar in school payments and to increase state revenue. Bakk outlines his plan to the media Thursday, March 4th.19mn 36s
Fri March 5, 2010Governor Pawlenty and a bipartisan group of key legislators announce a new health care plan for the state's low income individuals. The group appeared in a press conference Friday, March 5th.14mn 20s
Fri March 5, 2010Immediately following an agreement with Governor Pawlenty on replacing the General Assistance Medical Care (GAMC) program, Senator Linda Berglin talks with Julie Bartkey about the plan.2mn 20s
Fri March 5, 2010Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller and Senate Minority Leader David Senjem meet with the Capitol press corps to discuss the latest legislative developments and look ahead.53mn 11s
Fri March 12, 2010During their respective weekly media availabilities, Senate caucus leaders talk about the Senate's proposed budget cuts to address the short and long-term budget deficit. The leaders met separately with the media Thursday, March 11th.42mn 21s
Tue March 16, 2010Senate Tax Chair Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, and House Tax Chair Ann Lenczewski, DFL-Bloomington, meet with the Capitol Press corps to talk about cuts to local government aid and business growth incentives.16mn 55s
Wed March 17, 2010Senator Julianne Ortman, R-Chanhassen, leads a delegation of Senate GOP members in calling upon Congress to reject the pending federal health care plan. The Senate members will introduce a Minnesota Senate Resolution to send to Congress.19mn 26s
Fri March 19, 2010Following a meeting to extend emergency flood relief efforts, the Governor meets with the Capitol press corps to answer their questions, including his vetoes on bonding projects and the pending budget proposals in the legislature. 17mn 23s
Fri March 19, 2010In separate weekly media availabilities, Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller and Senate Minority Leader David Senjem outline their perspectives on beginning state budget cuts. 38mn 15s
Wed March 24, 2010Key legislators shaping a new health care plan to service the poor and ill meet with the Capitol press corps following their meeting with Governor Pawlenty. Minnesota's health services will change following the enactment of the federal health care plan. Talking with the media is Representative Erin Murphy, Senator Linda Berglin, Representative Tom Huntley, Representative Matt Dean and Brian McClung with the Governor's office.23mn 17s
Fri March 26, 2010In separate weekly media availabilities, Senate DFL Leader Larry Pogemiller outlines the objectives for the Senate prior to the holiday break. Senate Republican Leader David Senjem outlines his caucus differences with the pending bills, and Sen. Julianne Ortman joins him to talk about the impact of the federal health care bill on Minnesota.43mn 52s
Mon March 29, 2010Before leaving on Spring break, the Legislature approves a bill, HF 2695, providing tax incentives to spur job growth, including incentives for investments in new small businesses, expansion at the Mall of America, historic building renovations and maintenance of the Ford Plant in St. Paul. They also tackle budget cuts totaling $312 million in HF 1671, including $111 million in local government aid cuts. Following the floor action Monday, March 29th, leaders from both parties and both caucuses address the media.21mn 24s
Fri April 9, 2010Finalizing cuts to health and human services and funding a new Vikings Stadium are two topics covered by Senate leaders during their weekly meeting with the Capitol press corps.39mn 17s
Mon April 12, 2010A bipartisan group of legislators, led by Senator Linda Berglin, DFL-Mpls., present a plan to maintain mental health service facilities throughout the state that were recently deemed to be closed.24mn 12s
Tue April 13, 2010Legislative leaders, including education finance chairs Sen. Leroy Stumpf, DFL-Plummer, and Rep. Mindy Greiling, DFL-Roseville, talk about their meeting with Governor Pawlenty to implement education reform efforts in hopes of securing federal "Race to the Top" dollars. Governor Pawlenty's Deputy Chief of Staff Brian McClung provides the administration's perspective.34mn 5s
Wed April 14, 2010Governor Pawlenty meets with the Capitol press corps and answers question regarding the financing of a Vikings stadium, education reform efforts and the progress of the 2010 legislative session.8mn 59s
Fri April 16, 2010During their separate weekly press conferences, legislative leaders talk about education reform efforts needed to secure federal grant money under the "Race to the Top" program.35mn 7s
Mon April 19, 2010Governor Tim Pawlenty outlines his objectives for education reform in an effort to secure federal grants under the "Race to the Top" program.28mn 57s
Mon May 3, 2010A bipartisan, bicameral group of legislators announce efforts to build a multi-purpose stadium that would primarily serve as the home field for the Vikings.33mn 43s
Thu May 6, 2010With Governor Pawlenty's expressing dissatisfaction with the Senate's plan to transfer low income adults into a state-federal supported Medicare program, DFL legislators call a press conference to urge his support.25mn 8s
Thu May 6, 2010Legislative leaders meet with the Governor to talk about the big budget problems facing the state. Following their meeting, they meet with the Capitol press corps.7mn 18s
Fri May 7, 2010Leaders talk about the Supreme Court ruling and the impact on the state budget.31mn 40s
Mon May 10, 2010DFL leaders present their plan to close a pending budget deficit of about $3 billion dollars. GOP leaders respond to the plan, which includes $400 million in revenue, including a new 4th tier income tax increase totaling 9.15 percent. In addition, the plan includes about $2.5 billion in spending reductions and delayed education payments.28mn 7s
Tue May 11, 2010Legislative leaders meet with the Capitol press corps following their meeting with Governor Pawlenty to discuss a resolution to the pending $3 billion dollar deficit.9mn 31s
Wed May 12, 2010Senator Linda Berglin and Representative Thomas Huntley, respective chairs of the health and human services funding divisions, outline the highlights of their agreement on the omnibus health and human services bill, which reduces spending by $114 million this biennium and enrolls adults without children earning less than $8,000 per year into Medicaid in order to secure federal money. The press conference was held Wednesday, May 12th.25mn 20s
Thu May 13, 2010Governor Pawlenty explains his veto of the omnibus health and human services bill and talks about securing a global budget agreement. Pawlenty met with the Capitol press corps Thursday, May 13th.16mn 29s
Fri May 14, 2010Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller meets with the media Friday, May 14th, and provides an update on the budget negotiations and Senate actions during the 2010 session. Following, Senate Minority Leader David Senjem, joined by Assistant Senate Minority Leaders Geoff Michel and Michelle Fischbach talk about reaching a budget solution to close a nearly $3 billion dollar gap.49mn 2s
Sat May 15, 2010House DFL Leaders call on House GOP members to support enrolling poor Minnesotans without children into the federal Medicaid program.21mn 4s
Sat May 15, 2010House GOP leaders explain their opposition to enrolling adults without children into the federal Medicaid program.17mn 7s
Sat May 15, 2010Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller and Senate Health and Human Services Budget Division Chair Linda Berglin meet with the press corps following budget negotiations with Governor Pawlenty.12mn 3s
Sun May 16, 2010Governor Pawlenty and GOP legislative leaders meet with the Capitol press corps to announce a bipartisan budget agreement to resolve a nearly $3 billion dollar budget deficit.12mn 30s
Mon May 17, 2010Governor Pawlenty reviews the final budget approved by the legislature and the accomplishments of the 2010 legislative session. Pawlenty spoke to the media Monday, May 17th.29mn 52s
Tue May 18, 2010Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller highlights the successes and failures of the 2010 legislative session. Pogemiller spoke to the media at the St. Paul airport Tuesday, May 18th, prior to boarding a plane for a statewide media tour.14mn 9s
Wed May 19, 2010Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller highlights the successes and failures of the 2010 legislative session. Pogemiller spoke to the media at the St. Paul airport Tuesday, May 18th, prior to boarding a plane for a statewide media tour.4mn 19s
Thu May 20, 2010Senators David Hann and Geoff Michel call on the Senate Ethics Committee to review whether Environment and Natural Resources Chair Satveer Chaudhary had a conflict of interest when establishing walleye fishing regulations on Fish Lake Reservoir, where he owns a cabin.10mn 36s
Wed June 9, 2010Governor Tim Pawlenty announces the retirement of Minnesota National Guard Adjutant General Larry Shellito.37mn 36s
Mon July 26, 2010United States Senator Amy Klobuchar and Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announce efforts to fight the invasion of Asian Carp into Lake Superior and the Upper Mississippi River. 33mn 38s
Tue July 27, 2010Common Cause Executive Director Mike Dean unveils a pledge by Common Cause that asks corporations and unions to not make political expenditures from their general treasury. 12mn 56s
Thu August 26, 2010The newest leader of the MN Nat'l Guard is named. Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced Major General Richard Nash as the new Adjutant General. He will replace the retiring Major General Larry Shellito, with the transition taking place in October. 25mn 55s
Tue August 31, 2010DFL Health Care leaders held a press availability to discuss the Governor's plans to limit Federal health law.30mn 8s
Wed September 1, 2010The Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities presents a web-based budget simulator tool for addressing the pending $5.8 billion dollar budget deficit. 19mn 37s
Tue September 14, 2010Gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer releases the third part of his budget plan.28mn 53s
Tue September 21, 2010A national coalition and effort is formed to raise awareness of the dangers caused by distracted driving. 16mn 40s
Mon September 27, 2010Governor Tim Pawlenty and legislative leaders met with the media following a private meeting to discuss a special session for passing flood relief measures. The group addressed the press corps Monday, September 27th.21mn 23s
Mon September 27, 2010A joint federal and state legislative effort to combat abusive debt collection practices is announced at the Minnesota State Capitol during a Monday, September 27th, press conference. United States Senator Al Franken and Minnesota State Senator Ron Latz, DFL-St. Louis Park, and Representative Joe Mullery, DFL-Mpls., highlight their intentions.20mn 11s
Mon October 4, 2010Gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner announces new endorsements. 29mn 8s
Wed October 13, 2010Senator Scott Dibble and State Representative Jim Davnie, both DFL members representing Minneapolis, hold a news conference Wednesday, October 13th, to reveal their intentions to introduce anti-bullying legislation in the upcoming special session on flood relief. The bill would direct school districts to set policy preventing bullying and to enforce the policy. 42mn 7s
Thu October 28, 2010GOP Secretary of State Candidate Dan Severson holds a get out the vote rally at the Capitol and outlines his effort to combat voter fraud.15mn 33s
Thu October 28, 2010Education President Tom Dooher highlights education funding trends in Minnesota and the ongoing requests of property owners by school districts for funding help.19mn 13s
Mon November 1, 2010With 14,000 active national guard members to lead, Major General Richard C. Nash is sworn into the office of Adjutant General of the Minnesota National Guard during a ceremony at the State Capitol, Monday, November 1st.25mn 39s
Wed November 3, 2010The day following the election, DFL gubernatorial candidate Mark Dayton addresses the Capitol press corps regarding the recount process. Dayton's press conference was at the State Capitol Wednesday, November 3rd.25mn 43s
Wed November 3, 2010House Republican Leader Kurt Zellers, R-Maple Grove, highlights action his caucus will pursue early in the 2011 legislative session and talks about working with the new Senate leadership and new governor.25mn 49s
Fri November 5, 2010Senator Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, and Representative Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis, meet with the Capitol press corps Friday, November 5th, the day following their respective elections as DFL caucus leaders. 19mn 8s
Tue November 9, 2010Gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer meets with the Capitol press corps Tuesday, November 9th, which was the first time following election day.21mn 3s
Fri November 12, 2010Dayton Recount Director Ken Martin discusses the completion of all 87 county canvass board meetings and the next steps in the post-election process. 33mn 46s
Tue November 16, 2010Senate and House leaders release a new committee structure for the 2011 legislative session at a State Capitol press conference Tuesday, November 16th. 28mn 4s
Wed November 17, 2010The day following the release of a new committee sturture, GOP leaders present new committee chair assignments at a State Capitol press conference Wednesday, November 17th. 20mn 49s
Wed November 17, 2010Mark Dayton Recount Director Ken Martin discusses the next steps in the Dayton Recount effort.25mn 31s
Wed November 24, 2010Senator Katie Sieben, DFL-Newport, and Representative Denny McNamara, R-Hastings, feature their proposals to ban the manufacturing and sale of synthetic marijuana. Local law enforcement officials join the state lawmakers at a State Capitol news conference Wednesday, November 24th. 25mn 29s
Thu December 2, 2010Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, and House Minority Leader Paul Thissen, DFL-Mpls., comment on the latest budget during a State Capitol press conference Thursday, December 2nd.19mn 48s
Thu December 2, 2010Governor Tim Pawlenty holds a press conference Thursday, December 2nd, and offers his views on the latest state budget news.34mn 13s
Thu December 2, 2010DFL gubernatorial candidate Mark Dayton meets with the media Thursday, December 2nd, to talk about the state budget forecast and the pending deficit.29mn 25s
Thu December 2, 2010Newly-appointed Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Steve Sviggum highlights the latest state budget news during a State Capitol news conference Thursday, December 2nd.41mn 44s
Thu December 2, 2010Senate Majority Leader Designate Amy Koch, R-Buffalo, and House Speaker Designate Kurt Zellers, R-Maple Grove, offer their perspective on addressing the pending $6.2 billion dollar deficit. Koch and Zellers addressed the State Capitol press corps Thursday, December 2nd, following the release of the latest state budget news.15mn 13s
Wed December 8, 2010Governor Pawlenty and Education Commissioner Alice Seagren announce a new initiative Wednesday, December 8th, to aid classrooms and teacher development: Minnesota iTunes U. Plus, more schools and school districts join the state's Q-Comp program. 28mn 48s
Wed December 8, 2010Governor-Elect Mark Dayton meets with the Capitol press corps Wednesday, December 8th, to talk about winning the election and his immediate goals when he assumes the office of Governor on January 3rd, 2011. 00:00:00:
Thu December 9, 2010Governor Tim Pawlenty and Governor-Elect Mark Dayton meet with the media Thursday, December 9th, to talk about the transition process and announce the appointment of one key commissioner. 29mn 49s
Thu December 16, 2010Governor-elect Mark Dayton, Lieutenant Governor-Elect Yvonne Prettner Solon, Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch, Deputy Senate Majority Leader Geoff Michel meet with the Capitol press corps Thursday, December 16th, following their private meeting. 19mn 42s