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Rep. Atkins to introduce Nurse Protection Act - (Posted: Nov 19 2014 12:47PM)

Rep. Atkins Statement on MNsure Rate Release - (Posted: Oct 1 2014 1:03PM)

Rep. Atkins Statement on MNsure, Preferred One Announcement - (Posted: Sep 16 2014 3:45PM)

Minnesota House Passes Smartphone Kill Switch Bill - (Posted: May 8 2014 11:52AM)

Minnesota House Passes Bill Requiring Court Order for Cellphone Location Data - (Posted: May 2 2014 11:11AM)

Rep. Atkins Introduces Legislation Banning Powdered Alcohol - (Posted: Apr 29 2014 2:31PM)

Minnesota House Passes Legislation Limiting Predatory Payday Lending, Protecting Minnesota Consumers - (Posted: Apr 24 2014 2:16PM)

Rep. Atkins Introducing Minnesota Location Privacy Act of 2014 - (Posted: Feb 24 2014 10:59AM)

Former Minneapolis Mayoral Candidate Mark Andrew to Support Smartphone Kill Switch Legislation - (Posted: Feb 20 2014 1:51PM)

House Commerce Committee to Hold Hearing on Target Data Breach, Discuss Consumer Protection Legislation - (Posted: Feb 18 2014 10:02AM)

Atkins Introducing Legislation to Require “Kill Switch” for Smart Phones - (Posted: Jan 2 2014 10:51AM)

Black Friday Consumer Tip: The #1 Rule to Avoid Rip Offs on 2013’s Most Popular Gift - (Posted: Nov 25 2013 11:54AM)

Minnesota Health Insurance Premiums Lowest in Nation - (Posted: Sep 25 2013 11:26AM)

Local Schools Receive Funding Increase, Effective July 1st - (Posted: Jun 26 2013 3:27PM)

Governor Dayton Signs Nurse Staffing Disclosure and Study Legislation - (Posted: May 10 2013 4:37PM)

Minnesota House Passes Conference Committee Report on Bill Banning BPA in Children’s Food Containers - (Posted: May 10 2013 4:37PM)

Governor Dayton Signs New Law Aimed at Protecting Minnesota Seniors from Wire Transfer Fraud - (Posted: May 10 2013 3:19PM)

Bill to Prevent Senior Scams Sent for Governor’s Signature - (Posted: May 6 2013 2:24PM)

Rep. Atkins, Sen. Metzen, Commissioner Rothman to Hold Town Hall on Financial Issues for Minnesota Seniors - (Posted: Apr 17 2013 4:19PM)

Statement on Sanford Withdrawing from Fairview Merger Talks - (Posted: Apr 10 2013 4:51PM)

Minnesota House Passes Legislation to Protect Seniors from Wire Transfer Fraud - (Posted: Apr 8 2013 4:24PM)

Rep. Joe Atkins and Rep. Dan Schoen Introduce Legislation to Prevent Out-of-State Entity from Controlling University of Minnesota Hospitals - (Posted: Apr 8 2013 9:17AM)

Top 10 Myths about What Happens at the Minnesota State Capitol - (Posted: Mar 26 2013 9:20AM)

House Passes Health Insurance Exchange Legislation - (Posted: Mar 4 2013 8:41PM)

MINNESOTA NURSES, LAWMAKERS PUSH FOR STANDARDS OF CARE ACT - (Posted: Feb 13 2013 4:08PM)

Area Teacher Wins Drawing to Attend State of the State Address with Rep. Atkins - (Posted: Feb 6 2013 10:01AM)

Reps. Halverson, Atkins to Hold Town Hall Meeting February 21 - (Posted: Feb 4 2013 3:58PM)

Rep. Atkins, Sen. Lourey Introduce Health Insurance Exchange Legislation - (Posted: Jan 9 2013 3:44PM)

Rep. Atkins – Statement on Deal to End NHL Lockout - (Posted: Jan 7 2013 2:05PM)

Rep. Atkins to Hold Minnesota House Hearing on Economic Impact of Hockey Lockout - (Posted: Jan 2 2013 3:20PM)

2013 Legislative Preview - (Posted: Dec 31 2012 1:57PM)

Black Friday Shoppers Should Be Careful Which Gift Cards They Buy - (Posted: 2012-11-20 00:00:00)

Rep. Atkins’ Parade Food Drive Expected to Hit Major Milestone on Saturday - (Posted: 2012-09-04 00:00:00)

ATKINS TO HOLD ANNUAL TOWN MEETING AT MINNESOTA STATE FAIR - (Posted: 2012-08-21 00:00:00)

Rep. Joe Atkins Concerned About Delay of New Lafayette Bridge Construction - (Posted: 2012-08-03 00:00:00)

STATEMENT REGARDING THE U'S PROPOSED ALCOHOL POLICY AT TCF STADIUM - (Posted: 2012-07-11 00:00:00)

2012 LEGISLATIVE SESSION'S BIGGEST SURPRISE? IT WASN'T ONLY ABOUT A STADIUM - (Posted: 2012-05-10 00:00:00)

ATKINS BILL TO ALLOW BEER SALES AT TCF BANK STADIUM SIGNED BY GOVERNOR DAYTON - (Posted: 2012-04-27 00:00:00)

GOP Evades Responsibility of Passing Minnesota-based Health Care Exchange - (Posted: 2012-04-25 00:00:00)

BILL TO ALLOW BEER SALES AT TCF BANK STADIUM PASSES HOUSE - (Posted: 2012-04-23 00:00:00)

CONGRATULATIONS, MR. ROBERTS! - (Posted: 2012-04-23 00:00:00)

ATKINS AMENDS DATA PRACTICES BILL, ADDING TRANSPARENCY FOR TAXPAYERS IN LEGAL CASES AGAINST THE STATE - (Posted: 2012-04-17 00:00:00)

SOLUTION TO TCF STADIUM BEER FEUD PASSES TO HOUSE FLOOR - (Posted: 2012-03-21 00:00:00)

LOCAL RESIDENTS MEMBERS OF MINNESOTA STATE FIRE SERVICE MEMORIAL PIPE BAND - (Posted: 2012-03-21 00:00:00)

ATKINS GOES TO BAT FOR FORMER NWA EMPLOYEES - (Posted: 2012-03-19 00:00:00)

Who Said Democrats and Republicans Can’t Work Together? - (Posted: 2012-03-06 00:00:00)

Rep. Atkins introduces bipartisan Health Insurance Marketplace legislation - (Posted: 2012-02-16 00:00:00)

Rep. Atkins: Inver Grove Heights Resident a FastTRAC Success Story - (Posted: 2012-02-15 00:00:00)

HOUSE PASSES ANTI-CONSUMER, ANTI-SMALL BUSINESS TORT REFORMS - (Posted: 2012-02-01 00:00:00)

MINNESOTA-MADE EXCHANGE BEST FOR CONSUMERS, BUSINESSES - (Posted: 2012-01-30 00:00:00)

ATKINS BILL WOULD PROHIBIT INSIDER TRADING BY STATE LEGISLATORS - (Posted: 2011-12-07 00:00:00)

REP. ATKINS CALLS FOR AUDIT OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN RETIREMENT PAYOUTS - (Posted: 2011-11-29 00:00:00)

Rep. Atkins $1,393.21 Back Pay Goes Toward Scholarship… Just Like the Previous $25,000 - (Posted: 2011-08-23 00:00:00)

It’s Time to Come Together - (Posted: 2011-06-22 00:00:00)

REP. ATKINS INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO PROTECT PRIVACY OF WIRELESS USERS - (Posted: 2011-05-11 00:00:00)

Mrs. Volkert had the biggest heart of anyone I have ever met - (Posted: 2011-05-03 00:00:00)

Pawlenty weighs in on emissions reduction repeal during hearing (via web video) - (Posted: 2011-03-02 00:00:00)

FLOOD PREPARATIONS BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER - (Posted: 2011-02-24 00:00:00)

Pawlenty Invited to Testify About GOP's Proposed Repeal of Pawlenty-led Environment Law - (Posted: 2011-02-21 00:00:00)

Letter to former Governor Tim Pawlenty inviting him to testify on HF 72 - (Posted: 2011-02-21 00:00:00)

DFL’ers to Propose Major Changes to “Reckless” Nuke Bill Today - (Posted: 2011-02-09 00:00:00)

REP. JOE ATKINS TAKES ON ELECTRONIC FRAUD - (Posted: 2011-02-08 00:00:00)

MINNESOTA, WE HAVE A PROBLEM - (Posted: 2011-01-21 00:00:00)

ATKINS SHARES THE SCOOP ON HOT TOPICS THIS SESSION - (Posted: 2011-01-20 00:00:00)

BIPARTISAN SMALL BUSINESS CAUCUS PRODUCES RESULTS - (Posted: 2010-04-06 00:00:00)

REP. ATKINS INVITES CONSTITUENTS THE CAPITOL - (Posted: 2010-03-23 00:00:00)

NEW LAW WOULD LET FIREFIGHTERS HELP SICK CHILDREN - (Posted: 2010-03-18 00:00:00)

INVER GROVE, SOUTH ST. PAUL LOTTERY PLAYERS CONTRIBUTE $14.5 MILLION TO MN CAUSES - (Posted: 2010-03-16 00:00:00)

A NARROW ESCAPE FOR JOHN DILLINGER’S BRIDGE - (Posted: 2010-03-11 00:00:00)

ATKINS PROPOSES LAW TO INCREASE HEALTH INSURANCE COMPETITION, LOWER PRICES - (Posted: 2010-03-09 00:00:00)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY INVER GLEN - (Posted: 2010-03-08 00:00:00)

FIREFIGHTERS NAME ATKINS THEIR "LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR" - (Posted: 2010-03-02 00:00:00)

HOUSE COMMITTEE TO HEAR GAMBLING BILLS - (Posted: 2010-02-24 00:00:00)

BIPARTISANSHIP DOESN’T JUST SOUND GOOD, IT WORKS - (Posted: 2010-02-22 00:00:00)

KELSEY SMITH ACT WOULD SAVE LIVES - (Posted: 2010-02-19 00:00:00)

ATKINS, METZEN PROPOSE LIFTING SWING BRIDGE MORATORIUM A YEAR EARLY - (Posted: 2010-01-21 00:00:00)

HOUSE COMMITTEE TO DISCUSS PROPOSED NUCLEAR WASTE STORAGE COMMISSION - (Posted: 2010-01-20 00:00:00)

HOLIDAY SHOPPER ADVISORY: NOT ALL GIFT CARDS ARE PROTECTED - (Posted: 2009-11-24 00:00:00)

HEADS UP HOLIDAY SHOPPERS: PAY ATTENTION WHEN BUYING GIFT CARDS - (Posted: 2009-11-23 00:00:00)

METZEN, TOURVILLE, & ATKINS TO HOLD TOWN HALL MEETING - (Posted: 2009-10-23 00:00:00)

ATKINS TO GOOGLE: YOU CAN’T HAVE IT BOTH WAYS - (Posted: 2009-10-13 00:00:00)

THANK YOU INVER GROVE HEIGHTS - (Posted: 2009-09-14 00:00:00)

RECORD NUMBER OF NORTHERN DAKOTA COUNTY SCHOOLS RANK AMONG BEST IN NATION - (Posted: 2009-08-17 00:00:00)

ATKINS TO MEET WITH CONSTITUENTS AT MINNESOTA STATE FAIR - (Posted: 2009-08-12 00:00:00)

ATKINS PASSES HISTORIC FIREFIGHTER LICENSING BILL - (Posted: 2009-07-06 00:00:00)

STATE BUDGET: DOES “NO DEAL” REALLY MEAN NO DEAL? - (Posted: 2009-05-19 00:00:00)

NEW LAW COMES IN NICK OF TIME TO PROTECT LOCAL AUTO DEALERS - (Posted: 2009-05-15 00:00:00)

HOUSE PASSES MEASURE PROTECTING MINNESOTANS FROM LIFE INSURANCE SCAMS - (Posted: 2009-05-06 00:00:00)

LAWMAKERS RESPOND TO SPRINGSTEEN TICKET SCAM, PROTECT MINNESOTA CONSUMERS - (Posted: 2009-05-06 00:00:00)

HOUSE GIVES OUT-OF-WORK MINNESOTANS SECOND CHANCE ON HEALTH CARE COVERAGE - (Posted: 2009-04-29 00:00:00)

HOUSE APPROVES MEASURE TO HELP MN BUSINESSES RECOVER INSURANCE CLAIMS - (Posted: 2009-04-16 00:00:00)

ATKINS’ BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION WOULD MAKE COLLEGE MORE AFFORDABLE - (Posted: 2009-03-16 00:00:00)

REP. ATKINS AND MAYOR TOURVILLE TO HOST LIVE CALL-IN TOWN HALL MEETING - (Posted: 2009-03-06 00:00:00)

YUCCA MOUNTAIN BILL MET WITH BIPARTISAN SUPPORT AT STATE AND FEDERAL LEVEL - (Posted: 2009-02-26 00:00:00)

A NUCLEAR WASTE - (Posted: 2009-02-19 00:00:00)

BREAKING NEWS: METH LAB SEIZURES IN DAKOTA COUNTY DOWN 96% - (Posted: 2009-02-16 00:00:00)

LEGISLATION SAYS NO MORE MONEY FOR YUCCA MOUNTAIN - (Posted: 2009-02-12 00:00:00)

SCAM OF SPRINGSTEEN FANS SPURS CONSUMER PROTECTION LEGISLATION - (Posted: 2009-02-09 00:00:00)

ATKINS SEEKS TO SAVE INVER GROVE HEIGHTS HISTORIC SWING BRIDGE - (Posted: 2009-01-23 00:00:00)

HOUSE COMMERCE CHAIR SEEKS TO KEEP NWA JOBS IN MINNESOTA - (Posted: 2009-01-13 00:00:00)

REP. ATKINS SWORN-IN AS LEGISLATURE CONVENES - (Posted: 2009-01-09 00:00:00)

HOUSE COMMITTEE REVIEWS PROGRESS ON WAKOTA BRIDGE SPAN - (Posted: 2008-11-25 00:00:00)

ATKINS TO HOLD HEARING ON WAKOTA BRIDGE PROGRESS - (Posted: 2008-10-13 00:00:00)

IGH, SSP VETERANS COULD QUALIFY FOR NEW PROPERTY TAX REDUCTION - (Posted: 2008-09-17 00:00:00)

REP. ATKINS ORGANIZING 11TH ANNUAL IGH DAYS PARADE FOOD DRIVE - (Posted: 2008-08-04 00:00:00)

ATKINS HONORED BY MINNESOTA SENIOR CITIZENS - (Posted: 2008-05-23 00:00:00)

UNDER THREAT OF SUBPOENA, DELTA PRESIDENT TO TESTIFY BEFORE HOUSE COMMITTEE - (Posted: 2008-04-30 00:00:00)

MINNESOTA MEASURE OUTLAWING ONLINE TICKET BULLYING BECOMES LAW - (Posted: 2008-04-29 00:00:00)

INVER GROVE PASTORS TO RECEIVE COMPENSATION FOR STATE DUMPING MISTAKE - (Posted: 2008-04-24 00:00:00)

MEASURE TO OUTLAW ONLINE TICKET BULLYING CLEARS LEGISLATURE - (Posted: 2008-04-23 00:00:00)

HOUSE COMMERCE CHAIR ANNOUNCES PLAN TO ADDRESS NWA SALE TO DELTA - (Posted: 2008-04-22 00:00:00)

HOUSE APPROVES MEASURE TO OUTLAW ONLINE TICKET BULLYING - (Posted: 2008-04-21 00:00:00)

"GOOD FAITH" CONSUMER PROTECTION BILL SIGNED INTO LAW - (Posted: 2008-04-18 00:00:00)

HOUSE PASSES BILL TO TRUMP IMPOSTER BANDS - (Posted: 2008-04-14 00:00:00)

ATKINS PICKS BRAINS OF AREA CITIZENS IN SESQUICENTENNIAL TRIVIA CONTEST - (Posted: 2008-04-01 00:00:00)

LAWMAKER SEEKS TO OUTLAW LITTLE-KNOWN HALLUCINOGENIC DRUG - (Posted: 2008-02-28 00:00:00)

WAKOTA BRIDGE IS AMONG MOST-BUNGLED BRIDGES IN AMERICA - (Posted: 2008-01-29 00:00:00)

REP. ATKINS COMMENDED BY CHILDREN'S GROUP - (Posted: 2008-01-08 00:00:00)

MINNESOTA WAS AHEAD OF THE "CURVEBALL" ON PERFORMANCE-ENHANCING DRUGS - (Posted: 2007-12-27 00:00:00)

ATKINS RESPONDS TO MOLNAU'S CLAIMS - (Posted: 2007-12-12 00:00:00)

GIFT CARD LAW ARRIVES JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS - (Posted: 2007-11-20 00:00:00)

ATKINS RELEASES WAKOTA BRIDGE DELAY PRELIMINARY FINDINGS, SEEKS MNDOT RESPONSE - (Posted: 2007-11-16 00:00:00)

KEEPING TRICK-OR-TREATERS SAFE - (Posted: 2007-10-31 00:00:00)

ATKINS ENCOURAGES STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR HIGH SCHOOL PAGE PROGRAM - (Posted: 2007-10-29 00:00:00)

COMMERCE CHAIR ATKINS TO STOP TICKET BULLIES IN THEIR TRACKS - (Posted: 2007-10-19 00:00:00)

HOUSE COMMITTEE QUESTIONS MOLNAU, MNDOT OFFICIALS ON WAKOTA BRIDGE - (Posted: 2007-10-04 00:00:00)

NO MORE CATALOGS OF KIDS FOR SEXUAL PREDATORS - (Posted: 2007-10-02 00:00:00)

UFF DA! AN INTERNATIONAL LEGISLATIVE EXPERIENCE - (Posted: 2007-09-26 00:00:00)

SPECIAL SESSION DELIVERS ON DISASTER RELIEF - (Posted: 2007-09-14 00:00:00)

ATKINS SAYS THANKS - (Posted: 2007-09-11 00:00:00)

NEW LAW PROPOSED TO KEEP SEX OFFENDERS AWAY FROM CHILDREN - (Posted: 2007-09-04 00:00:00)

MAYO CLINIC INVITES ATKINS TO TALK HEALTH CARE - (Posted: 2007-08-13 00:00:00)

REP. ATKINS ORGANIZING 10TH ANNUAL IGH DAYS PARADE FOOD DRIVE - (Posted: 2007-08-01 00:00:00)

ATKINS: ON A STICK? - (Posted: 2007-07-19 00:00:00)

FIRE CHIEFS APPLAUD ATKINS FOR FIRE-PREVENTION LEGISLATION - (Posted: 2007-06-05 00:00:00)

PROGRESS ACHIEVED THIS YEAR AS SESSION ADJOURNS ON-TIME - (Posted: 2007-05-24 00:00:00)

KILLEBREW JOINS ATKINS IN MAKING PITCH FOR "MIRACLE FIELDS" - (Posted: 2007-05-05 00:00:00)

ATKINS' CALL CENTER CONSUMER PROTECTION BILL CLEARS HOUSE - (Posted: 2007-05-01 00:00:00)

ATKINS APPOINTED TO HIGHER ED CONFERENCE COMMITTEE - (Posted: 2007-04-27 00:00:00)

ATKINS MAKES FIRST PITCH FOR "MIRACLE FIELDS" - (Posted: 2007-04-02 00:00:00)

ATKINS, PAWLENTY PROPOSE PREDATORY LENDING LEGISLATION - (Posted: 2007-03-14 00:00:00)

ATKINS' BILL INCREASES COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID - (Posted: 2007-03-12 00:00:00)

ATKINS CALLS SMOKING BAN SURVEY AN OVERWHELMING SUCCESS - (Posted: 2007-02-26 00:00:00)

SMOKING BAN OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENT ON THE WEB - (Posted: 2007-02-21 00:00:00)

SOUTH METRO LAWMAKERS INTRODUCE LEGISLATION CREATING 2,000 AREA JOBS - (Posted: 2007-02-14 00:00:00)

ATKINS INTRODUCES TECHNOLOGY TAX CREDIT FOR INDEPENDENT SENIOR LIVING - (Posted: 2007-02-12 00:00:00)

ATKINS PROPOSES CLEARING THE WAY FOR $4 PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS - (Posted: 2007-01-11 00:00:00)

ATKINS PRAISES COLLEAGUES FOR PASSING $20 MILLION IN TAX RELIEF - (Posted: 2007-01-26 00:00:00)

ATKINS WORKS FOR ENERGY INDEPENDENCE - (Posted: 2007-01-19 00:00:00)

ATKINS WELCOMES LOCAL PASTOR TO THE CAPITOL - (Posted: 2007-01-12 00:00:00)

2020 Conference Offers Proposal to Help Seniors Live at Home - (Posted: 2006-12-22 00:00:00)

ATKINS FOCUSED ON PROPERTY TAX RELIEF - (Posted: 2006-12-12 00:00:00)

Atkins Wants to "Keep the Grinch from Stealing Gift Cards" - (Posted: 2006-11-30 00:00:00)

ATKINS PLEASED WITH POWERFUL COMMITTEE POST - (Posted: 2006-11-27 00:00:00)

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS HOSTS STATE VETERANS DAY PROGRAM: Atkins, Pawlenty, Klobuchar Pay Tribute to Veterans - (Posted: 2006-11-20 00:00:00)

Joe Atkins To Hold Town Hall Meetings - (Posted: 2006-07-11 00:00:00)

South St. Paul Contest Honors Community's Rich History - (Posted: 2006-06-19 00:00:00)

Inver Grove Heights Days Parade Food Drive to Continue, Says Atkins - (Posted: 2006-06-09 00:00:00)

Legislative Update -- May 31, 2006 (pdf format) - (Posted: 2006-05-31 00:00:00)

Bipartisan Effort Yielded Real Accomplishments in 2006 Session - (Posted: 2006-05-31 00:00:00)

Rep. Atkins Thanks Our Soldiers and Veterans - (Posted: 2006-05-24 00:00:00)

Governor Signs Rep. Atkins' Bill to Protect Consumers Into Law - (Posted: 2006-05-15 00:00:00)

Legislative Update -- May 11, 2006 (pdf format) - (Posted: 2006-05-11 00:00:00)

Atkins Receives Inver Hills Outstanding Alumni Award - (Posted: 2006-05-11 00:00:00)

DFLers Propose Permanent Property Tax Relief on Tax Day - (Posted: 2006-04-17 00:00:00)

Atkins Sponsors Bill to Provide Extra Body Armor to National Guard Troops - (Posted: 2006-04-10 00:00:00)

Atkins Anti-Spam Bill Advances to House Floor - (Posted: 2006-04-03 00:00:00)

Capitol Update -- March 29, 2006 (pdf format) - (Posted: 2006-03-29 00:00:00)

Atkins Sponsors Foreign Call Center Bill - (Posted: 2006-03-27 00:00:00)

Atkins Sponsors Bill to Protect Consumers Who Invest In Stocks and Bonds - (Posted: 2006-03-21 00:00:00)

Atkins Calls for Ban on Protests Near Funerals - (Posted: 2006-03-13 00:00:00)

Atkins Backs Plan to Cut Prescription Drug Costs - (Posted: 2006-02-13 00:00:00)

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS TRIVIA CONTEST WINNERS ACE CITY HISTORY QUIZ - (Posted: 2006-05-16 00:00:00)

Local Schools Benefit from Microsoft Settlement - (Posted: 2006-02-06 00:00:00)

Condemnation: Atkins Standing Up for Homeowners and Small Businesses - (Posted: 2006-01-31 00:00:00)

Bill Would Close "King-Sized" Loophole in Sex Offender Notification Law - (Posted: 2006-01-19 00:00:00)

New Program Will Track High-Risk Sex Offenders By GPS - (Posted: 2005-12-30 00:00:00)

Atkins Aims to Put an End to Grinch-Like Gift Cards - (Posted: 2005-12-13 00:00:00)

Capitol Update -- December 2005 (pdf format) - (Posted: 2005-12-09 00:00:00)

Atkins Calls for Property Tax Relief - (Posted: 2005-12-05 00:00:00)

New Meth Law Shows Results - (Posted: 2005-11-15 00:00:00)

High School Page Program Offers Opportunity to Learn About Government First-Hand - (Posted: 2005-11-08 00:00:00)

Capitol Update -- October 2005 (pdf format) - (Posted: 2005-10-14 00:00:00)

Atkins’ 2020 Caucus Focuses On Minnesota's Future - (Posted: 2005-10-10 00:00:00)

CDC Commends Rep. Atkins - (Posted: 2005-10-03 00:00:00)

Minnesota Students Top The Nation In ACT Scores: Local Students Score Even Better - (Posted: 2005-09-26 00:00:00)

2005 State Fair Poll Shows 'No' To Special Session - (Posted: 2005-09-07 00:00:00)

New State K-12 Funds Greet Returning Students - (Posted: 2005-09-01 00:00:00)

Rep. Atkins Holding Town Meeting at the State Fair - (Posted: 2005-08-16 00:00:00)

Inver Grove Heights Days Parade Food Drive to Continue - (Posted: 2005-08-01 00:00:00)

TOUGH NEW CRIME LAW SOON TAKES EFFECT - (Posted: 2005-06-16 00:00:00)

ATKINS SELECTED FOR “WHO’S WHO IN AMERICA” - (Posted: 2005-07-20 00:00:00)

NATION'S TOUGHEST STEROID LAW GOES INTO EFFECT IN MINNESOTA - (Posted: 2005-07-26 00:00:00)

Capitol Update -- July 2005 - (Posted: 2005-06-22 00:00:00)

Capitol Update -- May 2005 (pdf format) - (Posted: 2005-05-01 00:00:00)

Capitol Update -- April 2005 (pdf format) - (Posted: 2005-04-15 00:00:00)

REPRESENTATIVE ATKINS’S BILL TO PROTECT KIDS FROM SEX OFFENDERS PASSES HOUSE - (Posted: 2005-05-17 00:00:00)

Atkins’s Steroids Legislation Gaining National Attention - (Posted: 2005-05-11 00:00:00)

REPRESENTATIVE ATKINS’S STEROID BILL PASSES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MEASURE INCREASES PENALTIES FOR STEROID PUSHERS - (Posted: 2005-04-28 00:00:00)

ATKINS AMENDMENT MAKES MINNESOTA METH BILL NATION’S TOUGHEST - (Posted: 2005-04-26 00:00:00)

At Session’s Midpoint, Atkins and Hansen Optimistic - (Posted: 2005-03-22 00:00:00)

Representative Atkins Authors Bill to Stop Spam - (Posted: 2005-03-01 00:00:00)

REPRESENTATIVE ATKINS’S BILL TO TOUGHEN STEROID LAWS TO BE HEARD TUESDAY Jose Canseco Invited to Testify - (Posted: 2005-02-21 00:00:00)

Little Leaguers Help Atkins Target Steroid Traffickers - (Posted: 2005-02-16 00:00:00)

Representative Joe Atkins Introduces Law Getting Tough On Steroids - (Posted: 2005-02-13 00:00:00)

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