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Rep. Thissen introduces MN Research and Develpment Authority - (Posted: 2017-03-07)

Rep. Thissen Authors Amendment to Declare How Outdoor Heritiage Funds Impact Disparities - (Posted: 2017-02-24)

Rep. Thissen Brings Bill to Tackle Disproportionate Labeling of African American and Native American Students as Having Emotional and Behavioral Disorders - (Posted: 2017-02-15)

Rep. Thissen introduces bill to subject Legislature to Data Practices Act and - (Posted: 2017-02-10)

Statement from House DFL Leader Paul Thissen - (Posted: 2016-12-16)

House DFL Leader Paul Thissen letter to Governor Dayton on Premium Increases - (Posted: 2016-10-25)

House DFLers introduce plan for immediate relief to address premium increases for Minnesotans - (Posted: 2016-10-14)

House GOP to introduce health care “plan” after two years of inaction - (Posted: 2016-10-05)

House DFL Leader Paul Thissen Responds to Private Insurers' Rate Increases - (Posted: 2016-09-30)

Statement from House DFL Leader Thissen on MNSure - (Posted: 2016-09-01)

House DFL Leader Thissen’s Statement on Special Session - (Posted: 2016-08-18)

House DFL Leader Thissen: If House GOP Fails to Pass a Bonding Bill, a new House DFL Majority will finish the job - (Posted: 2016-08-11)

Leader Thissen sends letter to legislative leaders - (Posted: 2016-07-14)

RELEASE: Latest Cyber Security Attack shows need to take issue more seriously - (Posted: 2016-06-22)

Statement on Speaker Daudt's new demands for a special session - (Posted: 2016-06-21)

Letter to Speaker Daudt - (Posted: 2016-05-24)

House DFL Leader Paul Thissen Statement on House GOP Bonding Bill - (Posted: 2016-05-18)

House Republicans Double-Down on Transportation Plan that will Starve Schools - (Posted: 2016-05-11)

House DFL Leader Thissen Calls on Speaker Daudt to Release House Bonding Bill - (Posted: 2016-05-09)

Message to House and Senate GOP: Do Your Job - (Posted: 2016-05-05)

House GOP’s “My Way or the Highway” Approach on Transportation Will Mean No Highways will be fixed in Minnesota - (Posted: 2016-04-29)

House Republicans Miss Big Opportunity to Create Jobs & Economic Security for Ordinary Minnesotans - (Posted: 2016-04-27)

Education Bill a ‘Zero’ for Minnesota students and schools - (Posted: 2016-04-25)

House Republican “Fair Tax” Would Drastically Raise Taxes on Middle-Class - (Posted: 2016-04-21)

Speaker Daudt Admits that GOP Transportation Plan Will “Starve Out” General Fund - (Posted: 2016-04-11)

Irresponsible GOP Budget Plan Caters to Special Interests & Would Plunge Minnesota into a Deficit - (Posted: 2016-04-07)

Statement from House DFL Leader Paul Thissen on United Black Legislative Agenda - (Posted: 2016-04-06)

DISCLOSE Act Press Release - (Posted: 2015-01-01)

Legislators Unveil “Next Generation Main Street Act” to Help Small Businesses Thrive - (Posted: 2016-03-29)

Will Republicans again play politics with legislation to curb drunk driving? - (Posted: 2016-03-24)

Representative Thissen proposes bold plan to make Minnesota global leader in science, technology, and cutting edge manufacturing - (Posted: 2016-03-17)

Statement from House DFL Leader Paul Thissen on Governor’s Supplemental Budget - (Posted: Mar 15 2016 12:05PM)

Statement from Rep. Thissen regarding MPR story on Speaker Daudt - (Posted: Mar 8 2016 11:51AM)

Statement from House DFL Leader Paul Thissen on February Budget Forecast - (Posted: 2016-02-26)

House DFL Leader Thissen statement on Graduation Rates - (Posted: 2016-02-22)

DFL Legislators Unveil Next Generation Main Street Act to Help Small Businesses Thrive - (Posted: Feb 12 2016 9:39AM)

Getting Dark Money Out of our Politics - (Posted: Feb 10 2016 2:25PM)

House DFL Leader Thissen applauds Governor Dayton’s Leadership on Paid Parental Leave - (Posted: Feb 9 2016 4:55PM)

Legislators Call for $2 Million in Funding to Combat Terrorist Recruitment - (Posted: Feb 8 2016 9:09AM)

House DFL Legislators propose constitutional amendment to shed light on dark money spent in Minnesota elections - (Posted: Feb 4 2016 1:19PM)

House DFL Leader Thissen statement on 2016 Broadband Report - (Posted: Feb 3 2016 12:11PM)

House DFLers announce a "Greater Minnesota for All" Agenda - (Posted: Jan 22 2016 11:19AM)

Rep. Thissen releases Legislative Reform Package to make Minnesota’s government more open and accessible to the public - (Posted: Jan 21 2016 9:45AM)

RELEASE: Statement from House DFL Leader Paul Thissen - (Posted: Jan 14 2016 10:02AM)

Rep. Thissen announces proposal to restructure the Department of Human Services - (Posted: Dec 8 2015 11:27AM)

Budget surplus gives us chance to make real progress for Minnesotans - (Posted: Dec 3 2015 3:40PM)

Leader Thissen's statement on retirement of Rep.Ann Lenczewski - (Posted: Nov 16 2015 10:09AM)

Preliminary Property Tax Report forecasts $422 million tax increase - (Posted: Nov 12 2015 4:13PM)

Minnesota receives “D- grade” for openness and transparency in government - (Posted: Nov 9 2015 2:57PM)

GOP leaves communities disconnected by under-funding broadband - (Posted: Oct 8 2015 4:35PM)

Leader Thissen to visit India as part of legislative trip sponsored by U.S. Dept. of State - (Posted: Oct 8 2015 4:33PM)

Let Public Participate in 2016 Session, Speaker Daudt - (Posted: Oct 8 2015 4:25PM)

House DFL Leader Thissen statement on Rep. Norton’s service to Minnesota - (Posted: Sep 10 2015 10:41AM)

Statement from House DFL Leader Thissen on Minimum Wage - (Posted: Jul 31 2015 12:50PM)

House DFL Leader Paul Thissen on Marriage Equality Ruling: Minnesotans stood on the right side of history and then helped shape it for the better - (Posted: Jun 26 2015 11:06AM)

End of Session Wrap-Up - (Posted: Jun 23 2015 12:42PM)

House DFL Leader Paul Thissen: Republicans were willing to shut down government over refusal to invest in kids - (Posted: Jun 1 2015 4:04PM)

House DFL Leader Paul Thissen: Legislature will miss Representative Winkler’s impatience for injustice - (Posted: May 21 2015 10:23AM)

House Republicans failed to finish the job for hardworking Minnesotans - (Posted: May 20 2015 10:35AM)

House DFL Leader Thissen: Governor Dayton is a champion for our youngest learners - (Posted: May 19 2015 3:47PM)

House DFL Leader Thissen Statement on Avian Flu - (Posted: May 5 2015 4:26PM)

Republican Tax Bill Favors Wealthiest Corporations at Expense of Middle-Class Minnesotans - (Posted: Apr 29 2015 5:25PM)

Parents, Teachers, and Kids to Republicans: Don’t shortchange our kids - GOP education bill will lay off teachers and grow class sizes - (Posted: Apr 25 2015 1:02PM)

House DFL introduces education plan that invests $800 million in E-12 education - (Posted: Apr 23 2015 9:59AM)

Republican budget plan is leaving Minnesotans behind so corporate special interests can get further ahead - (Posted: Apr 20 2015 11:01AM)

House GOP Tax Bill Leaving Behind Kids, Families, Greater Minnesota - (Posted: Apr 20 2015 9:16AM)

With a $2 billion surplus, Republicans cut health care for working families and children - (Posted: Apr 16 2015 11:04AM)

House GOP Education Bill Shortchanges Kids, Will Result in Teacher Layoffs - (Posted: Apr 14 2015 1:59PM)

House GOP higher education bill guarantees tuition hikes for Minnesota college students - (Posted: Apr 13 2015 5:45PM)

House DFL Leader Thissen Invites Minnesotans Left Behind by GOP Budget to Join Him for Governor Dayton’s State of the State Address - (Posted: Apr 10 2015 2:32PM)

House DFL Leader Paul Thissen applauds Mayor Hodges Working Families Agenda - (Posted: Apr 2 2015 1:44PM)

House DFL Leader Thissen: Republicans give $2 billion surplus to corporate interests on a silver spoon while shortchanging Minnesota kids, workers, and most vulnerable - (Posted: Mar 24 2015 11:42AM)

House DFL Leader Paul Thissen: Siphoning money from schools is no way to fund Minnesota’s transportation system - (Posted: Mar 23 2015 10:26AM)

House DFL Leader Thissen: Governor Dayton’s focus on children and families the right priority for Minnesota’s future - (Posted: Mar 17 2015 2:46PM)

REPORT SHOWS TAXES DROPPING FOR 9 IN 10 MINNESOTANS UNDER DFL LEADERSHIP - (Posted: Mar 10 2015 9:31AM)

Leader Thissen disappointed in House GOP’s removal of Rep. Rick Hansen from Outdoor Heritage Council - (Posted: Feb 25 2015 12:33PM)

House and Senate DFL Leaders Unveil Working Parents Act - (Posted: Feb 19 2015 2:43PM)

House GOP follows in DFL footsteps, continues good government rules that benefit Greater Minnesota - (Posted: Feb 10 2015 6:31PM)

STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR DAYTON’S BUDGET - (Posted: Jan 27 2015 12:19PM)

STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR DAYTON’S TRANSPORTATION PROPOSAL - (Posted: Jan 26 2015 12:02PM)

SPEAKER THISSEN EXPRESSES DISAPPOINTMENT WITH REP. WAGENIUS REMOVAL FROM ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE - (Posted: Dec 18 2014 5:01PM)

Speaker Thissen Statement on Positive Economic Forecast - (Posted: Dec 4 2014 2:35PM)

Thissen: Democrats leaving Minnesota's Economy in Best Shape in Nearly a Decade - (Posted: Nov 20 2014 1:52PM)

Speaker Thissen statement on House Republican Committee Structure - (Posted: Nov 18 2014 1:32PM)

SPEAKER THISSEN STATEMENT ON JUST RELEASED JOBS NUMBERS - (Posted: Oct 16 2014 12:04PM)

House DFL Leaders Announce Intention to Freeze Tuition Until 2017, Reduce Student Debt - (Posted: Sep 22 2014 1:18PM)

Thissen responds to positive jobs report - (Posted: Sep 18 2014 12:29PM)

Speaker Thissen highlights Minnesota’s progress on women’s economic security at the White House - (Posted: Jun 23 2014 2:10PM)

MNsure, Affordable Care Act Lower Minnesota’s Uninsured Rate by 40 Percent - (Posted: Jun 11 2014 12:38PM)

Minnesota House Adjourns 2014 Session, Completes Productive 2013-2014 Biennium Focused on Growing Middle-Class - (Posted: May 16 2014 12:00AM)

House DFL Leaders, Rep. Melin and Parents with Suffering Children Announce Medical Marijuana Compromise - (Posted: May 1 2014 1:12PM)

House DFL Leaders respond to Governor Dayton’s State of the State - (Posted: Apr 30 2014 8:54PM)

House passes bill to increase the minimum wage - (Posted: Apr 10 2014 3:03PM)

House DFL Leaders react to passage of Women’s Economic Security Act - (Posted: Apr 9 2014 6:24PM)

House and Senate agree on legislation to increase the minimum wage - (Posted: Apr 7 2014 11:43AM)

House DFL sends supplemental budget bill to the floor - (Posted: Mar 31 2014 2:08PM)

House DFL leaders release statement on Rep. Brynaert’s service to Minnesota - (Posted: Mar 24 2014 11:31AM)

Speaker Thissen statement on Senate Republicans’ delay of middle-class tax cuts - (Posted: Mar 20 2014 4:54PM)

House DFL Unveils Budget Priorities to Build on Minnesota’s Momentum - (Posted: Mar 14 2014 2:12PM)

Minnesota House passes $500 million tax cut for middle class Minnesotans and businesses - (Posted: Mar 6 2014 6:06PM)

House DFL leaders statement on Governor Dayton’s supplemental budget - (Posted: Mar 6 2014 12:14PM)

House DFL leaders applaud Governor Dayton’s “Unsession”Agenda - (Posted: Mar 4 2014 1:00PM)

New Report: Minnesotans will pay less in property taxes in 2014 - (Posted: Mar 3 2014 12:39PM)

Report: Property Taxes projected to drop in 2014 - (Posted: Feb 28 2014 5:34PM)

Women’s Economic Security Act of 2014 unveiled at Women’s Economic Security Summit - (Posted: Jan 30 2014 12:39PM)

House DFL Leaders thank Lieutenant Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon for her career in public service - (Posted: Jan 14 2014 11:55AM)

Speaker Thissen statement on positive economic report - (Posted: Jan 10 2014 3:04PM)

Speaker Thissen statement on Rep. Benson’s service to Minnesota - (Posted: Dec 18 2013 11:12AM)

Speaker Thissen: Rep. Huntley will be remembered as a giant of the Minnesota State Legislature - (Posted: Dec 17 2013 10:39AM)

House DFL leaders respond to economic forecast - (Posted: Dec 5 2013 1:46PM)

Statement from Speaker Thissen on Encouraging Unemployment Figures - (Posted: Nov 21 2013 2:23PM)

Speaker Thissen releases statement on Minnesota Sex Offender Program - (Posted: Nov 13 2013 12:47PM)

House DFL Leaders: MNsure rates good news for middle class Minnesotans - (Posted: Sep 6 2013 3:31PM)

DFL leaders send letter to Republican leaders urging bipartisan agreement on special session - (Posted: Aug 8 2013 12:21PM)

Minnesota schools to receive $463 million due to DFL budget that accelerates plan to pay back schools - (Posted: Jul 10 2013 5:20PM)

Speaker Thissen statement on Republican call for special session - (Posted: Jun 27 2013 10:15AM)

Speaker Thissen statement on United States Supreme Court ruling that DOMA is unconstitutional - (Posted: Jun 26 2013 10:59AM)

Speaker Thissen to Establish Select Committee on Controlled Substances and Synthetic Drugs - (Posted: May 29 2013 1:15PM)

Minnesota House Finishes 2013 Session with Balanced Budget, Historic Investments in Education, Job Creation, Property Tax Relief - (Posted: May 21 2013 12:44AM)

Governor Mark Dayton & DFL Legislators Hold Invest in Education “Pep Rally” with Minnesota teachers, parents and students - (Posted: Apr 21 2013 4:21PM)

House DFL Announces Tax Bill that provides for balanced budget, full payback of schools and strategic investments in education, middle class tax relief and jobs - (Posted: Apr 15 2013 5:36PM)

House DFL Unveils Education Bill That Makes Historic Investment in Minnesota’s Future - (Posted: Apr 9 2013 3:53PM)

House DFL Majority Announces Budget Framework with Historic Investments in Education - (Posted: Mar 19 2013 2:10PM)

Speaker Thissen statement on Governor Dayton’s Supplemental Budget - (Posted: Mar 14 2013 12:29PM)

Minnesota House Passes Tax Conformity Bill, Reduces Taxes for Middle Class Minnesotans - (Posted: Feb 11 2013 5:06PM)

Speaker Thissen responds to Governor Dayton’s State of the State - (Posted: Feb 6 2013 8:42PM)

Legislative leaders, bipartisan group of legislators call for flexibility to preserve MinnesotaCare - (Posted: Jan 17 2013 3:37PM)

DFL Leaders Eager to Confront Minnesota’s Challenges with Focus on Economy and Middle Class - (Posted: Jan 9 2013 2:21PM)

State Representative John Persell appointed Majority Whip - (Posted: Dec 21 2012 1:11PM)

Speaker-designate Thissen to Establish Select Committee on Living Wage Jobs - (Posted: 2012-12-19 00:00:00)

House DFL Elects Assistant Leaders - (Posted: 2012-12-15 00:00:00)

House of Representatives Announce Committee Structure and Chairs - (Posted: 2012-11-16 00:00:00)

Speaker of the House-Designate Thissen congratulates Representative Daudt - (Posted: 2012-11-10 00:00:00)

State Representative Paul Thissen elected Speaker of the House Designate - (Posted: 2012-11-08 00:00:00)

Thissen Introduces New DFL House Majority - (Posted: 2012-11-07 00:00:00)

Leidiger owes explanation for government loan and unpaid taxes - (Posted: 2012-09-17 00:00:00)

16,000 uninsured Minnesota kids to receive health coverage - (Posted: 2012-07-26 00:00:00)

One year after shutdown, a call for an end to the gridlock - (Posted: 2012-07-02 00:00:00)

Rep. Paul Thissen: For Minnesota, Supreme Court ruling a call to move forward and lead - (Posted: 2012-06-28 00:00:00)

2012 Legislative Summary - (Posted: 2012-06-11 00:00:00)

Rep. Paul Thissen: GOP finish session as they started – putting corporations first - (Posted: 2012-05-14 00:00:00)

GOP ran do-nothing session except when DFL took the lead - (Posted: 2012-05-11 00:00:00)

Rep. Paul Thissen statement on retirement of Rep. Tom Rukavina - (Posted: 2012-05-11 00:00:00)

Thissen Statement on Governor Dayton’s veto of GOP’S Corporate Tax Cut Bill - (Posted: 2012-05-04 00:00:00)

Thissen: Vote on Vikings Stadium a positive step forward - (Posted: 2012-05-03 00:00:00)

Thissen: No Excuses left, time to vote on Vikings stadium - (Posted: 2012-04-29 00:00:00)

Time for an up-or-down vote on the Vikings stadium - (Posted: 2012-04-25 00:00:00)

Republicans block motion to move Vikings stadium forward - (Posted: 2012-04-19 00:00:00)

House DFL legislators, area businesses, state and local officials, make pitch for Southwest Light Rail Transit Project - (Posted: 2012-04-13 00:00:00)

Thissen statement on Governor Dayton’s veto of GOP school borrowing bill - (Posted: 2012-04-05 00:00:00)

Thissen applauds Governor Dayton’s hard work, results on health care reform - (Posted: 2012-04-03 00:00:00)

GOP cannot get beyond constitutional amendments - (Posted: 2012-03-22 00:00:00)

GOP passes tax bill, sticks middle class with another tax increase - (Posted: 2012-03-21 00:00:00)

GOP presses forward with extreme constitutional amendment agenda - (Posted: 2012-03-21 00:00:00)

Republicans block DFL plan to pay back our kids by closing corporate tax loopholes - (Posted: 2012-03-15 00:00:00)

DFL introduces plan to fully pay back kids on House floor - (Posted: 2012-03-13 00:00:00)

Statement on Rep. Franson’s comments - (Posted: 2012-03-04 00:00:00)

Thissen statement on economic forecast - (Posted: 2012-02-29 00:00:00)

DFL LEGISLATORS INTRODUCE PLAN TO SUPPORT RESPONSIBLE HOMEOWNERS AND STABILIZE NEIGHBORHOODS - (Posted: 2012-02-28 00:00:00)

Rep. Thissen responds to Governor Dayton’s State of the State - (Posted: 2012-02-15 00:00:00)

Thissen applauds No Child Left Behind Waiver - (Posted: 2012-02-09 00:00:00)

Republican “reform” does nothing to help middle class Minnesotans - (Posted: 2012-01-19 00:00:00)

Rep. Thissen statement on Rep. Mindy Greiling’s service to Minnesota - (Posted: 2012-01-18 00:00:00)

STATEMENT FROM MINORITY LEADER THISSEN ON GOVERNOR DAYTON’S BONDING PROPOSAL - (Posted: 2012-01-17 00:00:00)

Jobs Report Reveals Growing Jobs Deficit in Minnesota - (Posted: 2011-12-15 00:00:00)

Rep. Thissen statement on Economic Forecast - (Posted: 2011-12-01 00:00:00)

Rep. Thissen Statement on Impact of State Government Shutdown - (Posted: 2011-11-22 00:00:00)

HOUSE DFL TO GOP: TIME TO CUT UP THE CREDIT CARD - (Posted: 2011-11-21 00:00:00)

Minnesotans Give Schools a Vote of Confidence at the Ballot Box - (Posted: 2011-11-09 00:00:00)

Wrong priorities have consequences - (Posted: 2011-09-23 00:00:00)

REFORM 2.0: A BAD SEQUEL TO THE REPUBLICAN ORIGINAL Statement from DFL Minority Leader Paul Thissen and Representative Ryan Winkler - (Posted: 2011-08-18 00:00:00)

Republicans poised to impose beg, borrow, and steal budget on people of MN: Text of speech from Minority Leader Thissen on Special Session Tax Bill - (Posted: 2011-07-19 00:00:00)

Republicans poised to impose beg, borrow, and steal budget on people of MN: Statement from Minority Leader Thissen on today’s impending special session - (Posted: 2011-07-19 00:00:00)

REPUBLICAN REFUSAL TO COMPROMISE, JOBS CLAIMS ARE OUTRAGEOUS Statement from Minority Leader Thissen on lack of GOP budget offer - (Posted: 2011-07-13 00:00:00)

FEIGNED OUTRAGE, MISPLACED PRIORITIES Statement from Minority Leader Thissen on GOP reaction to contingency planning - (Posted: 2011-06-15 00:00:00)

GOP CHOICE TO HARM ENVIRONMENT BASED ON MISPLACED PRIORITIES Statement from Minority Leader Thissen on GOP Environment, Natural Resources Conference Committee Report - (Posted: 2011-05-18 00:00:00)

MINNESOTA PRIORITIES FOR MINNESOTA'S FUTURE Floor speech on Governor Dayton's budget by Minority Leader Thissen - (Posted: 2011-05-17 00:00:00)

DAYTON SHOWS STRONG LEADERSHIP AMIDST BUDGET CRISIS Statement from Minority Leader Thissen on Governor’s Fair Deal - (Posted: 2011-05-16 00:00:00)

GOP BUDGET: PAY MORE, GET LESS Statement from Minority Leader Thissen on 3 GOP budget releases - (Posted: 2011-05-13 00:00:00)

RATHER THAN SOLVING A PROBLEM, GOP CREATES ONE Statement from Minority Leader Thissen on House Voter ID bill - (Posted: 2011-05-05 00:00:00)

NATIONAL TEACHER APPRECIATION DAY Minority Leader Thissen Honors Mrs. Stickles - (Posted: 2011-05-03 00:00:00)

20 < 386 Statement from Minority Leader Thissen on House GOP constitutional amendment distractions - (Posted: 2011-05-02 00:00:00)

GOP DISTRACTIONS AND DELAYS MUST END Statement in response to gay marriage amendment from Minority Leader Thissen - (Posted: 2011-04-26 00:00:00)

REAL REFORMS, NOT FLORIDA FAILURES Statement in response to Jeb Bush visit to MN Legislature from Minority Leader Thissen - (Posted: 2011-04-26 00:00:00)

LAYING WASTE TO THE JOB CREATION FOUNDATION Statement from Minority Leader Paul Thissen on House Pink Slip Bill - (Posted: 2011-04-05 00:00:00)

MISPLACED OUTRAGE, MISPLACED PRIORITIES Statement from House Minority Leader Paul Thissen on Job Losses caused by GOP Budget - (Posted: 2011-04-05 00:00:00)

PUBLIC UNSAFETY BILL TAKES MINNESOTA BACK ANOTHER STEP Statement from Minority Leader Paul Thissen on House Public Safety Omnibus Bill - (Posted: 2011-03-31 00:00:00)

GOOD THINGS CAN HAPPEN WHEN THE GOP ACTS REASONABLY Statement on Omnibus Agriculture Bill - (Posted: 2011-03-30 00:00:00)

MAKING SHAMEFUL AND EMBARRASSING HISTORY Statement from Minority Leader Thissen on GOPs history-making cuts to colleges, universities - (Posted: 2011-03-29 00:00:00)

REFORMS ARE DEFORMED BY SLASH-AND-BURN BUDGETING Statement from Minority Leader Thissen on House Environment and Natural Resources Bill - (Posted: 2011-03-29 00:00:00)

ANOTHER POTHOLE ON THE ROAD TO ECONOMIC RECOVERY Floor Speech on House Omnibus Transportation Bill from Minority Leader Thissen - (Posted: 2011-03-28 00:00:00)

TRAVELLING THE FAILED, JOB-KILLING, MIDDLE-CLASS- SQUEEZING ROAD OF THE PAST Floor speech on House Omnibus Tax Bill from Minority Leader Thissen - (Posted: 2011-03-28 00:00:00)

THROWING LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNDER A DE-FUNDED BUS Statement from House Minority Leader Paul Thissen on today’s floor action - (Posted: 2011-03-28 00:00:00)

REPUBLICAN BUDGET: MISPLACED, JOB-KILLING PRIORITIES Statement from Minority Leader Thissen on Monday’s Republican budget releases - (Posted: 2011-03-21 00:00:00)

GOP ‘REFORM:’ BEAT UP ON MIDDLE CLASS, TAKE CREDIT FOR OTHERS’ WORK Statement on GOP ‘reform’ proposals by House Minority Leader Paul Thissen - (Posted: 2011-03-16 00:00:00)

THISSEN: GET OFF THE SIDELINES AND ONTO THE FIELD, DON’T TALK TOUGH, BE TOUGH Statement on fake budget floor vote from House Minority Leader Thissen - (Posted: 2011-03-03 00:00:00)

CLOCK IS TICKING ON REPUBLICAN BUDGET AS ECONOMY HANGS IN THE BALANCE: Statement on February forecast from Minority Leader Thissen - (Posted: 2011-02-28 00:00:00)

THISSEN: 'PUTTING PARTISAN POLITICS ABOVE WHAT IS BEST FOR MN' - (Posted: 2011-02-21 00:00:00)

Governor kept his budget promises, now it's legislative Republicans' turn - (Posted: 2011-02-15 00:00:00)

Statement: Better schools for a better Minnesota - (Posted: 2011-02-04 00:00:00)

State of the State: House DFL focused on job creation, education - (Posted: 2011-02-09 00:00:00)

Thissen Floor Speech on HF130 Conference Committee: Passing the buck - (Posted: 2011-02-09 00:00:00)

Thissen Floor Speech on HF130: Reckless proposal to harm middle class, increase property taxes - (Posted: 2011-01-27 00:00:00)

Statement on Governor's Jobs Bill: Key tool in the job creation toolbox - (Posted: 2011-01-13 00:00:00)

Statement: Budget gimmicks don't fix the budget problem - (Posted: 2011-01-11 00:00:00)

Statement on Capitol Security: Ensure safety, ratchet down rhetoric - (Posted: 2011-01-10 00:00:00)

BILL ON THE RUN: THE CURIOUS JOURNEY OF HF130 - (Posted: 2011-01-26 00:00:00)

Rep. Paul Thissen names caucus leadership positions - (Posted: 2010-11-16 00:00:00)

REVISED FISCAL NOTE DRAMATICALLY LOWERS COST FOR NEW MEDICAID OPTION - (Posted: 2010-04-14 00:00:00)

STARVATION IS NOT THE PATH TO MEANINGFUL REFORM - (Posted: 2010-04-08 00:00:00)

IT’S TIME TO STOP PLAYING POLITICS WITH GAMC - (Posted: 2010-03-23 00:00:00)

MINNESOTA POISED TO CAPTURE 90% MEDICAID MATCH - (Posted: 2010-03-25 00:00:00)

Rep. Paul Thissen responds to report indicating growing number of Minnesotans lack health insurance - (Posted: 2010-02-05 00:00:00)

THISSEN LEGISLATION SUPPORTS INNOVATION AND MULTI-SECTOR COLLABORATION - (Posted: 2010-01-28 00:00:00)

THISSEN LEGISLATION WOULD SUPPORT INNOVATION AND MULTI-SECTOR COLLABORATION - (Posted: 2010-01-27 00:00:00)

THISSEN LEGISLATION CREATES LOCAL JOBS, INCREASES ENERGY EFFICIENCY - (Posted: 2010-01-26 00:00:00)

STATE LAWMAKERS DISCUSS CHILDHOOD OBESITY IN MINNESOTA - (Posted: 2010-01-20 00:00:00)

THISSEN BILL MAKES COBRA AFFORDABLE FOR UNEMPLOYED MINNESOTANS - (Posted: 2010-01-12 00:00:00)

HOUSE COMMITTEE TO HEAR FINDINGS OF POVERTY COMMISSION - (Posted: 2009-10-01 00:00:00)

NEWLY FORMED COMMITTEE TO PROVIDE INPUT ON $1 BILLION IN STATE GRANTS - (Posted: 2009-09-03 00:00:00)

MORE MINNESOTANS LOSE THEIR HEALTH INSURANCE State total reaches 550,000 - (Posted: 2009-05-05 00:00:00)

LEGISLATION ENCOURAGES COMMUNITIES TO PREPARE FOR AGE-WAVE - (Posted: 2009-04-14 00:00:00)

LEGISLATION ENCOURAGES COMMUNITIES TO PREPARE FOR AGE-WAVE - (Posted: 2009-04-02 00:00:00)

OUR GREATEST GENERATION IS NOW OUR MOST VULNERABLE - (Posted: 2009-02-13 00:00:00)

STATE LEGISLATURE SHOULD OFFER HEALTH INSURANCE TO MINNESOTA’S UNEMPLOYED - (Posted: 2009-01-13 00:00:00)

SCHOOL NURSES SERVE ON FRONT LINE OF CHILDREN’S HEALTH CARE - (Posted: 2008-09-22 00:00:00)

PREMIUMS VS. PAYCHECKS: A GROWING HEALTH CARE CRISIS IN MINNESOTA - (Posted: 2008-09-18 00:00:00)

HEALTH INSURANCE IS VITAL TO SUCCESS IN SCHOOL - (Posted: 2008-09-06 00:00:00)

NEW WEBSITE LOOKS TO AVERAGE MINNSOTANS FOR HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS - (Posted: 2008-07-16 00:00:00)

MINNESOTA CAN LEAD IN "GREEN CHEMISTRY" - (Posted: 2008-05-28 00:00:00)

HOUSE PASSES NEWBORN SCREENING LEGISLATION - (Posted: 2008-05-15 00:00:00)

HOUSE PASSES "ABIGAIL TAYLOR POOL SAFETY ACT" New legislation will strengthen pool safety regulations - (Posted: 2008-05-12 00:00:00)

HEALTH CARE TRANSFORMATION BILL OFFERS REAL PROGRESS FOR MINNESOTANS - (Posted: 2008-04-10 00:00:00)

"Photo-cop" legislation saves lives - (Posted: 2008-02-15 00:00:00)

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HEALTH COMMITTEE MEETS IN BENSON ON MONDAY Rural health care issues to top the agenda - (Posted: 2007-12-12 00:00:00)

GOP HEALTH CARE PLAN FAILS TO ADDRESS RISING COSTS - (Posted: 2007-12-11 00:00:00)

MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF HEALTH CARE IN RURAL MINNESOTA - (Posted: 2007-10-23 00:00:00)

The Critical Role of Informal Caregivers - (Posted: 2007-01-18 00:00:00)

FIRST HOUSE BILLS FOCUS ON THE BASICS - (Posted: 2007-01-10 00:00:00)

THISSEN PICKED TO CHAIR HEALTH POLICY COMMITTEE - (Posted: 2006-11-20 00:00:00)

LARSON, THISSEN ANNOUNCE HIGHER THAN EXPECTED STATE AID FOR RICHFIELD - (Posted: 2006-08-08 00:00:00)

THISSEN HELPS NEGOTIATE COMPROMISE ON TEACHER PENSIONS - (Posted: 2006-05-25 00:00:00)

THISSEN INCLUDED IN BUSINESS JOURNAL'S "40 UNDER 40" - (Posted: 2006-05-15 00:00:00)

GETTING PROPERTY TAX RELIEF TO THOSE WHO NEED IT MOST - (Posted: 2006-04-28 00:00:00)

CROSSTOWN PROJECT FUNDING IS SYMPTOM OF MORE SERIOUS PROBLEM - (Posted: 2006-04-26 00:00:00)

THISSEN APPOINTED TO EMINENT DOMAIN BILL CONFERENCE COMMITTEE - (Posted: 2006-04-13 00:00:00)

LARSON, THISSEN GET M.A.C. OVERSIGHT PROVISION IN STATE GOVERNMENT BILL - (Posted: 2006-04-12 00:00:00)

THISSEN TO OPPOSE CHANGES IN NEWBORN SCREENING LAW - (Posted: 2006-03-23 00:00:00)

BILL CREATING LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT OF MAC CLEARS FIRST HURDLE - (Posted: 2006-03-09 00:00:00)

STATE SHOULD BOND RICHFIELD'S AIRPORT LOSSES - (Posted: 2006-02-09 00:00:00)

THISSEN APPOINTED TO FRIENDS OF WOOD LAKE NATURE CENTER BOARD - (Posted: 2006-02-07 00:00:00)

THISSEN CREATES ONLINE ISSUE FORUMS - (Posted: 2006-01-18 00:00:00)

THISSEN APPOINTED TO BIPARTISAN TASKFORCE ON ELECTRONIC WASTE - (Posted: 2006-01-09 00:00:00)

ISSUE BRIEF: What is driving costs in Minneapolis schools? (pdf format) - (Posted: 2006-01-06 00:00:00)

ISSUE BRIEF: 2006 - 2007, E-12 Education Funding Facts (pdf format) - (Posted: 2006-01-06 00:00:00)

ISSUE BRIEF - School Accounting Shifts (pdf format) - (Posted: 2006-01-06 00:00:00)

HOUSE DFLers LAUNCH PLAN TO PROTECT HOMEOWNERS - (Posted: 2005-12-29 00:00:00)

THISSEN, PAWLENTY MEET WITH INTERIOR DESIGN CLASS ON CAPITOL TOUR - (Posted: 2005-12-15 00:00:00)

THISSEN & MENTAL HEALTH CAUCUS HONORED - (Posted: 2005-12-02 00:00:00)

VETERANS DESERVE MINNESOTA'S CONTINUED SUPPORT - (Posted: 2005-11-11 00:00:00)

Issue Brief: Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Changes - (Posted: 2005-10-10 00:00:00)

PUT THE BRAKES ON TAXPAYER FUNDED PARTY - (Posted: 2005-09-22 00:00:00)

THISSEN TO SPEAK AT "AID-CHILDREN" RALLY - (Posted: 2005-09-16 00:00:00)

2005 Legislative Report - (Posted: 2005-07-21 00:00:00)

Thissen Introduces Legislation in Reaction to Supreme Court Ruling on Eminent Domain (pdf format) - (Posted: 2005-06-30 00:00:00)

Child Care Issue Brief -- May 2005 (pdf format) - (Posted: 2005-05-06 00:00:00)

Casino Issue Brief -- April 2005 (pdf format) - (Posted: 2005-04-01 00:00:00)

HEALTH CARE CUTS IRRESPONSIBLE AND COUNTERPRODUCTIVE - (Posted: 2005-04-28 00:00:00)

2020 CAUCUS - (Posted: 2005-04-25 00:00:00)

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE APRIL 15, 2005 - (Posted: 2005-04-15 00:00:00)

REPRESENTATIVE PAUL THISSEN ADDRESSES AIDS RALLY CALLS FOR PASSAGE OF THE HIV PREVENTION AND HEALTH CARE ACCESS BILL - (Posted: 2005-04-14 00:00:00)

REPRESENTATIVE THISSEN PROPOSES STATE SUPPORT FOR TURNING GARBAGE INTO ENERGY PLASMA ARC TECHNOLOGY WOULD PRODUCE FUEL AND OTHER USABLE PRODUCTS - (Posted: 2005-04-04 00:00:00)

REP. PAUL THISSEN AND SEN. SANDRA PAPPAS ANNOUNCE BILL TO BUILD A MORE EDUCATED WORKFORCE MEASURE WOULD STRENGTHEN MINNESOTA’S ECONOMY AND INCREASE WAGES - (Posted: 2005-03-11 00:00:00)

Paul Thissen Appointed to Bipartisan Pension Commission - (Posted: 2005-03-01 00:00:00)

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