Capitol Building

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Minn. Restarts Process For Legislative Building

A proposed Minnesota legislative office building that is being constructed on a tight timeline is headed back to the drawing board. The Department of Administration said Monday it was canceling a previous selection process for picking a team to build it.

08/19/2013

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Reality Check: Guns And The State Capitol

Hundreds of people visit the State Capitol every day. What’s impossible to know is how many are carrying a concealed weapon.

01/18/2013

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Minn. May See Bulk-Up Of Capitol Security Force

A state panel is readying recommendations for firming up Minnesota Capitol safety that include a near-doubling of troopers and security officers to watch over the seat of government and 16 area buildings.

11/30/2012

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Moving Day At The Capitol Brings Mixed Emotions

Just three weeks after Election Day, its moving day. Democrats are taking over spacious state Capitol offices, and taking on the new Majority.

11/26/2012

North Dakota State Capitol

Minnesota Lawmaker: ND Capitol’s A Fine Building

A month after a top Minnesota lawmaker belittled the North Dakota Capitol, one of his fellow GOP House members proclaimed it an “amazing structure” on Thursday after getting a personal tour from Gov. Jack Dalrymple.

05/24/2012

North Dakota State Capitol

North Dakota Bridles At Neighbor’s Capitol Insult

North Dakota’s governor has bitten back at a Minnesota lawmaker who compared his state’s Depression-era Capitol building to an insurance office, calling the critic ignorant of classic architecture.

04/20/2012

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In Washington, Pork Trumps Preserving History

One of the first victims of Washington’s new tough-on-spending culture is a historic preservation program that saved the flag that inspired “The Star-Spangled Banner” and preserved thousands of other fragile national treasures.

03/31/2011

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