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May 15, 2018
Former state emloyee Scott Stillman testifies about day care fraud in front of a Minnesota Senate committee Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Child care fraud-terrorism connection report bothers Minnesota lawmakers
May 15, 2018 - 9:39pm
May 10, 2018
Three Democratic Minnesota state senators sit in the back of the state House chamber Thursday, May 10, 2018, during a vote for a University of Minnesota regent. From left are Kent Eken of Twin Valley, Jeff Hayden of Minneapolis and Erik Simonson of Duluth. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Senate passes $20 million opioid bill
May 10, 2018 - 6:35pm
April 11, 2018
Millionaire Rob Undersander tells a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, April 11, 2018, that he accepted food stamps for 19 months as a test to see if someone who does not need the aid can receive it. With him is Rep. Jeff Howe of Rockville, who has a bill to figure assets into determining whether food stamps should be issues. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Democratic legislators furious after Minnesota millionaire gets food stamps to prove a point
April 11, 2018 - 6:13pm
March 28, 2018
State Rep. Mary Franson, R- Alexandria. (Courtesy of the Minnesota House of Representatives)
Minn. legislator apologizes for posts about Florida student protesters
March 28, 2018 - 6:13pm
March 27, 2018
Rep. Mary Franson, R- Alexandria. Courtesy of the Minnesota House of Representatives
Minn. lawmaker draws criticism for Facebook posts about Parkland students
March 27, 2018 - 9:42pm
December 26, 2017
In this file photo. Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, reacts to news that Trump won the state of Ohio during the 2016 general election. File photo / Forum News Service
Franson meets with student Democrats, issues apology
December 26, 2017 - 12:46pm
December 18, 2017
Rep. Mary Franson of Alexandria joined other Republicans Tuesday in supporting a bill banning union dues from being taken from state aid paid to some child care providers.
'I don't meet with partisan groups': Minn. Rep. Mary Franson's tweetstorm raises eyebrows
December 18, 2017 - 7:31pm
November 10, 2017
Rep. Kerry Gauthier of Duluth tells a 2011 House committee that he supports longer sentences for sex offenders. On Thursday, police released a report indicating he had been investigated on an allegation he had oral sex at a rest area with a minor.
Minn. Capitol Chatter: 2012 sex scandal came at a different time than 2017 allegations
November 10, 2017 - 10:50pm
Transgender tweet by Minnesota lawmaker draws heat
November 10, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 15, 2017
Minnesota Sens. Carla Nelson of Rochester and Bruce Anderson of Buffalo talk during a Senate session Monday, May 15, 2017. Nelson returned to the Senate Monday after spending days with her ailing father. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota House OKs increased female genital mutilation penalties
May 15, 2017 - 8:20pm
May 11, 2017
Dayton vetoes two abortion-related bills
May 11, 2017 - 4:43pm
May 8, 2017
Farhio Khalif testifies to a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, May 3, 2017, about a procedure she underwent as a child known as female genital mutilation, also called female circumcision. With her is Rep. Mary Franson of Alexandria, sponsor of a bill making the procedure a felony; parents could be prosecuted under the bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers seeking increased female mutilation penalties
May 8, 2017 - 3:20pm
May 3, 2017
Farhio Khalif testifies to a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, May 3, 2017, about a procedure she underwent as a child known as female genital mutilation, also called female circumcision. With her is Rep. Mary Franson of Alexandria, sponsor of a bill making the procedure a felony; parents could be prosecuted under the bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bill fighting female genital mutilation starts through MN Legislature
May 3, 2017 - 10:12pm
Farhio Khalif testifies to a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, May 3, 2017, about a procedure she underwent as a child known as female genital mutilation, also called female circumcision. With her is Rep. Mary Franson of Alexandria, sponsor of a bill making the procedure a felony; parents could be prosecuted under the bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bill fighting female genital mutilation starts through MN Legislature
May 3, 2017 - 3:44pm
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, U.S., March 2, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Capitol Chatter: Franken question leads to Sessions' spotlight
March 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
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