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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

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Minn. Senators, Sviggum Fined Over GOP Brochure

A panel of administrative law judges has found that 11 Republican state senators and former House Speaker Steve Sviggum broke a state law by distributing taxpayer-paid literature that included a political fundraising link.

09/05/2012

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Minn. Legislature Taps Devine For University Board

The Minnesota Legislature has selected an insurance agency owner to serve on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents.

04/04/2012

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GOP Leaders Want Ethics Complaint Resolved Quickly

The Republican Senate wants to hold a hearing on the ethics complaint against Senator Geoff Michel as soon as it can.

03/20/2012

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Emotional ‘U’ Regent Steps Down

A University of Minnesota regent has given up his position on the board after its members forced Steve Sviggum to choose between his regent post or his job with the Senate Republican Caucus.

03/08/2012

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U Of Minn. Regents Panel: Sviggum Has Conflict

A committee of the University of Minnesota governing board said Friday that Regent Steve Sviggum should resign one of his two positions because of a conflict of interest.

03/02/2012

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U Of M Lawyer: Sviggum Has Conflict Of Interest

The top lawyer for the University of Minnesota says Regent Steve Sviggum has a conflict of interest that can’t be resolved while he works for the Senate Republican Caucus.

02/29/2012

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Senate GOP Doesn’t Plan Campaign Brochure Hearing

Senate Majority Leader David Senjem says he probably will not hold a Rules and Administration Committee hearing about the GOP use of taxpayer money in creating what were perceived as campaign materials.

02/17/2012

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U Regents Seeks Legal Advice On Sviggum Dual Jobs

The chairwoman of the University of Minnesota Board of Regents says she’s seeking two legal opinions on whether regent and former state House speaker Steve Sviggum has a conflict of interest with a new Republican staff job at the Capitol.

02/10/2012

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Sviggum Insists New Job Vetted By U Of Minn. Brass

University of Minnesota Regent Steve Sviggum says he consulted with the board chairwoman and a school lawyer to go over conflict of interest rules before he accepted a high-paid position for Republicans in the Minnesota Senate.

01/19/2012

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U Regents To See If Sviggum’s New Job Is Conflict

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents plans to review whether Regent Steve Sviggum’s new job with the Senate Republican caucus poses a conflict of interest.

01/17/2012

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Republican Caucus Names Sviggum Executive Assistant

The Senate Republican Caucus has named former Minnesota House Speaker Steve Sviggum as its executive assistant and communications director.

01/16/2012

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Committee To Investigate New ‘U’ Regent

A special committee of the University of Minnesota Board of Regents is set to meet Tuesday in the first of two meetings to determine if former House Speaker Steve Sviggum has a conflict of interest in serving as a regent.

03/22/2011

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Committee To Investigate New U Of M Regent

A special committee of the University of Minnesota Board of Regents is set to meet twice this week to determine if former House Speaker Steve Sviggum has a conflict of interest serving at a regent.

03/20/2011

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3 New ‘U’ Regents Sworn In

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents are welcoming three new members and one re-elected incumbent.

03/10/2011

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