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2011 MN House State Fair Poll Results
Tuesday, September 6 2011 enhanced version
The Minnesota House of Representatives' booth at the state fair offers fairgoers a chance to offer their opinion, talk to a legislator and get informed about the legislative process.
Here are this year's poll results.

Inside the House Chamber: "Minnesota, Spirit of Government"
Wednesday, June 1 2011 enhanced version
The House Chamber is an artistically appealing space, but one of the masterpieces of the Chamber the Capitol's chief architect and muralist had no say on.
"Inside the House Chamber: Minnesota, Spirit of Government" reveals the intrigue of this remarkable creation.
Runs 6 minutes.

Inside the House Chamber: A Many Shining Splendor
Wednesday, June 1 2011 enhanced version
The skylight is the crowning jewel of the House Chamber.
"Inside the House Chamber: A Many Shining Splendor" looks at how the skylight in the House Chamber was dimmed and has once again reclaimed its radiance.
Runs 5 minutes.

Inside the House Chamber: A Sight and Sound to Behold
Wednesday, June 1 2011 enhanced version
It is a challenge to strike a balance between the technology needs of legislators and maintaining the historical beauty of the House Chamber.
Find out how this balance is accomplished regarding the audio and video equipment in the House Chamber.
Runs 9 minutes.

Inside the House Chamber: An Automated Chamber
Wednesday, June 1 2011 enhanced version
"Inside the House Chamber: An Automated Chamber" highlights the mechanical modernizations seen in the Chamber and why the Capitol is in the record books for a technological first.
Runs 9 minutes.

Inside the House Chamber: Artwork for the Ages
Wednesday, June 1 2011 enhanced version
The House Chamber is a place of work, but also a place of art.
Inside the House Chamber looks at the Chamber's masterpieces created by muralist Elmer Garnsey.
Runs 6 minutes.

Inside the House Chamber: Carpet Controversy
Wednesday, June 1 2011 enhanced version
Step back in time for a look at the House of Representatives Chamber when it first opened and learn why there is some controversy surrounding its restoration.
Runs 6 minutes.

Inside the House Chamber: Functional Furnishings
Wednesday, June 1 2011 enhanced version
"Inside the House Chamber: Functional Furnishings" looks at the history, beauty and functionality of different pieces of furniture in the House Chamber.
Runs 7 minutes.

Inside the House Chamber: Honored Artifact
Wednesday, June 1 2011 enhanced version
The image of Abraham Lincoln above the Speaker's desk has garnered recognition and has become a part of the House Chamber's history.
"Inside the House Chamber: Honored Artifact" details the portrait's historical account.
Runs 8 minutes.

Inside the House Chamber: Illuminating the Chamber
Wednesday, June 1 2011 enhanced version
"Inside the House Chamber: Illuminating the Chamber" looks at how the chamber stays lit and who is responsible for replacing the many light bulbs.
Runs 5 minutes.

Inside the House Chamber: The Speaker's Chair and Gavel
Wednesday, June 1 2011 enhanced version
"Inside the House Chamber: The Speaker's Chair and Gavel" examines the effects the Speaker's chair and gavel, and the symbolic power they embody.
Runs 4 minutes

Inside the House Chamber: Uncovering Hidden Treasures
Wednesday, June 1 2011 enhanced version
Inside the House Chamber looks at another formally hidden treasure the Chamber clock and its historical value.
Runs 8 minutes.

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