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June 2015
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Monday
June 08, 2015
Governor Mark Dayton announces that he has ended his fight to protect the State Auditor\'s role in executing county audits, and he identifies three issues that need to be resolved before he calls a special session.


FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: Fight Ends Over State Auditor Role
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Monday
June 01, 2015
Speaker Kurt Daudt and Governor Mark Dayton meet separately with the media to discuss reaching a budget agreement to avoid a partial government shutdown.


FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: Education Funding Agreement Reached
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May 2015
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Tuesday
May 19, 2015
Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk and Senate Minority Leader David Hann meet separately with the media to talk about the final legislative actions of the 2015 Minnesota Senate.

FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: Post Session Press Conference
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Sunday
May 17, 2015
Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk and Senate Minority Leader David Hann speak separately with the media about the final bills to pass before adjournment.

FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: Ending Session
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Friday
May 15, 2015
House Speaker Kurt Daudt and Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk talk with the media outside the Governor\'s mansion regarding an agreement on budget targets for the conference committees.

FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: Leaders Reach Budget Agreement
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Monday
May 04, 2015
Governor Mark Dayton and DFL leaders vow to block proposed changes to Minnesota\'s campaign finance laws.

FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: Defending Campaign Finance Laws
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Friday
May 01, 2015
Governor Mark Dayton and Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk discuss budget talks, end-of-session meeting location, and the fishing opener, among other topics.

FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: Budget Negotiations Begin
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April 2015
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Wednesday
April 29, 2015
Governor Mark Dayton comments on the finance bills moving through the legislature.

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Tuesday
April 14, 2015
Gov. Mark Dayton and several lawmakers tour Expo Elementary School in St. Paul, and spend time with a pre-kindergarten class before detailing why he believes the state should fund this, among other early childhood programs.

FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: Advocating for Universal Pre-K
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Thursday
April 09, 2015
Sen. Dave Thompson, R-Lakeville, leads a news conference outlining an income tax reduction proposal.

FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: Senate GOP Present Tax Plan
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Tuesday
April 07, 2015
Sen.LeRoy Stumpf, DFL-Plummer,promotes S. F. 2,which would provide two years tuition free in the MnSCU system for qualifying students.

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March 2015
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Friday
March 27, 2015
Senate DFL announces budget targets for FY 2016-2017.

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Monday
March 23, 2015
House and Senate Republican leaders and key legislators announce a transportation funding plan.

FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: GOP Presents Transportation Funding Plan
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Wednesday
March 18, 2015
Sen. Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids, leads a news conference outlining a bill to help connect students with skilled workforce needs in Greater Minnesota.

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Tuesday
March 17, 2015
Governor Mark Dayton presents his supplemental budget.

FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: Governor Releases Updated Budget
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Friday
March 13, 2015
Governor Dayton, Senate Transportation Chair Scott Dibble, and others call for rail safety.

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Thursday
March 12, 2015
Sen. Ron Latz, DFL-St. Louis Park, unveils his juvenile justice proposal, which would reform how minors are treated in the criminal justice system.

FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: Juvenile Justice Plan
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Thursday
March 12, 2015
Sen. Carrie Rudd, R-Breezy Point, leads a news conference announcing legislation to require DNA testing for those arrested for a violent felony.

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Wednesday
March 11, 2015
A group of DFL and GOP Senators formed the Purple Caucus, and Wednesday, March 11, they present their legislative priorities.

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Monday
March 09, 2015
Senator David Senjem, R-Rochester, and Senator David Hann, R-Eden Prairie, outline their proposals offering new options for low-income students and students with special needs.

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Thursday
March 05, 2015
Gov. Dayton and members of the Senate DFL stand together to emphasis their proposals to increase funding for transportation.

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Thursday
March 05, 2015
The Senate GOP propose a series of education reform measures, including a proposal by Senate Minority Leader David Hann to divide Minneapolis School District into six smaller districts.

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February 2015
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Friday
February 27, 2015
Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Myron Frans, State Economist Laura Kalambokidis, and State Budget Director Margaret Kelly present the latest state budget figures.

Following, Governor Dayton, DFL leaders and GOP leaders meet separately with the media to respond to the latest budget information.
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Wednesday
February 25, 2015
A proposal unveiled by Senator Karin Housley, R-St. Mary\'s Point, would provide $1,000 dollar tax credit to all families with children under the age of five.

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Tuesday
February 24, 2015
Sen. Sean Nienow, R-Cambridge, leads a news conference highlighting an education funding package intended to provide greater funding equity among schools.

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Tuesday
February 24, 2015
Sen. Sandy Pappas, DFL-St. Paul, joins Rep. Erin Murphy, DFL-St. Paul, to promote a bill that would ensure a woman\'s right to contraception covered by insurance.

FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: CHEER Act
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Monday
February 23, 2015
Senator Dave Brown, R-Becker, and Senator Ron Latz, DFL-St. Louis Park, lead a news conference denouncing religious persecution, violence and terrorism.

FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: Denouncing Religious Persecution
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Wednesday
February 18, 2015
Sen. Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids, and members of the Senate Rural Task Force outline several proposals aimed at growing jobs in greater Minnesota.

FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: Rural Development Initiatives
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Wednesday
February 18, 2015
Senator Katie Sieben, DFL-Newport, and Representative Ryan Winkler, DFL-Golden Valley, lead a group of supporters calling for family paid leave.

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Tuesday
February 17, 2015
Sen. Barb Goodwin, DFL-Columbia Heights, presents her bill designed to create an alternative to jail or an emergency room for people who are mentally ill and in trouble with law enforcement.

FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: Creating Mental Health Hubs
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Monday
February 16, 2015
A group of bipartisan lawmakers want Minnesota voters to decide whether the state\'s constitution should be amended to include data privacy protection for email, online posting, and other communications using technology.

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Thursday
February 12, 2015
Three Senate Republicans unveil proposals to reform MNsure at a news conference Thursday, February 12. Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, Sen. Julie Rosen, R-Vernon Center, Sen. Michelle Benson, R-Ham Lake, discuss changes they believe need to happen to make MNsure work more efficiently.

FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: MNsure Reform
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Thursday
February 05, 2015
Sen. Lyle Koenen, DFL-Clara City, and Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa, discuss a bill that would exempt farmland from capital bond levies.

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Wednesday
February 04, 2015
Sen. Charles Wiger, chair of the Senate Education Finance Division, and fellow DFL members announce seven education proposals designed to create what Sen. Wiger calls, the world\'s best workforce.

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January 2015
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Monday
January 26, 2015
Governor Mark Dayton announces major transportation funding plan, and key legislators respond.

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Thursday
January 22, 2015
Sen. Roger Reinert, DFL-Duluth, and Rep. Jenifer Loon, R-Eden Prairie, present their proposed legislation authorizing Sunday liquor sales.

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Wednesday
January 21, 2015
Reforming the child protection system is the crux of legislation that would put, according to the bill\'s authors, the child\'s safety first. Senator Kathy Sheran, DFL-Mankato, and Senator Julie Rosen, R-Vernon Center, announced the legislation in a news conference Wednesday, January 21.

FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: Child Protection System Reforms
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Wednesday
January 21, 2015
Senator Carla Nelson, R-Rochester, and Senator Sandy Pappas, DFL-St.Paul, announce the introduction of a bill, called the Alzheimer\'s Research and Support Act, that would create an Alzheimer\'s research program and direct resources to people with Alzheimer\'s and the families providing care for them.

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Tuesday
January 20, 2015
Senate GOP members announce proposal to eliminate income tax on Social Security benefits.

FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: Retire in Minnesota Act
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Monday
January 12, 2015
Senate Transportation Chair Scott Dibble, DFL-Mpls., announces a transportation funding plan.

FOR CLOSED CAPTIONED VIDEO, PLEASE SELECT THIS LINK: Senate DFL Transportation Funding Plan
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Thursday
January 08, 2015
Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk and DFL members present first six bills of session.

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