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MN Legislature 2011

PoliGraph: Simon misses on voting claim

The Legislature is weighing a controversial bill that would require voters to present a state-issued photo identification to vote....

PoliGraph: Simon marriage claim essentially right

There was emotionally charged debate on the Minnesota Senate floor this week as legislators weighed a constitutional amendment to define marriage as...

PoliGraph: lawmaker's claim relies on just one source

Minnesota Republicans are aiming to put issues on the ballot in 2012 election, among them a constitutional amendment that would define marriage...

PoliGraph: lawmaker's spending claim ignores key information

During a recent House Tax Committee hearing, Rep. Steve Gottwalt, R-St. Cloud, made an oft-repeated claim about Gov. Mark Dayton's budget....

PoliGraph: Thissen correct - cuts will cost jobs

Minnesota House Minority Leader Paul Thissen says the Republican budget plans put jobs at risk....

PoliGraph: Rybak gets tax numbers right

Republican legislators are targeting local government aid as they attempt to erase the state's $5 billion deficit....

PoliGraph: lawmaker gets tax claim wrong

On the floor of the Minnesota Senate, Tax Committee Chair Sen. Julianne Ortman, R-Chanhassen, made this prediction about Gov. Mark Dayton's income...

PoliGraph: Zellers exaggerates tax increase impact on businesses

Minnesota Republicans' biggest complaint about Gov. Mark Dayton's budget proposal can be summed up in one word: taxes....

PoliGraph: Dayton tax increase big, maybe not biggest

Gov. Mark Dayton's $37 billion budget plan has not been warmly received by Republicans. For instance, GOP House Majority Leader Matt Dean...

PoliGraph: Marquart's property tax claim based on reasonable estimates

Rep. Paul Marquart, DFL-Dilworth, may not be a household name but he recently spoke about an issue that's making headlines all...