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Race is on for education reforms; Klobuchar pushes expansion of broadband


ST. PAUL -- Everyone who matters seems to be saying they want to make education reforms required by the Obama administration so Minnesota can get additional federal funding, but it remains very much a question if that can be achieved.

Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller, DFL-Minneapolis, wants GOP Gov. Tim Pawlenty to discard his long-standing policy to not appear in front of a legislative committee.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.