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2018 Legislative Session is underway!

February 23, 2018

On Tuesday, February 20, the Minnesota State Legislature reconvened in Saint Paul to begin the 2018 legislative session.


Never a dull moment in our nation's Capitol

February 16, 2018

The past week has been particularly busy in our nation's Capitol, with Congress grappling with finishing Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 appropriations, the Trump Administration launching its budget for FY19, and the Senate debating immigration in earnest.


UofM Alums Elected in Special Elections

February 13, 2018

Two state legislative special elections were held in Minnesota on Monday, sending two more University of Minnesota alums to the Legislature.


Growing Community and Local Government Relations

February 8, 2018

A driver of the success of the University is strong and vibrant communities surrounding our campuses in Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester, and the Twin Cities.