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$7.3 million Included for Highway 14 in New Corridors of Commerce Project List - (Posted: Oct 10 2014 6:06PM)

Rep. Patti Fritz Statement on MnSure Rates Release - (Posted: Oct 1 2014 4:48PM)

Governor Dayton Signs District One Hospital Legislation - (Posted: Apr 30 2014 12:00AM)

Rep Patti Fritz Responds to State of the State Address - (Posted: Apr 30 2014 12:00AM)

Legislative Mid-Session Update - (Posted: Apr 25 2014 11:14AM)

PRESS RELEASE: House Budget has Key Focus on Greater Minnesota Success - (Posted: Apr 4 2014 1:43PM)

District 24 Legislators Team Up For Hwy 14 Expansion Funding - (Posted: Mar 11 2014 11:29AM)

Rep. Fritz discusses first week progress: propane bill, middle class tax relief, budget forecast - (Posted: Feb 28 2014 12:00AM)

Rep. Fritz joins legislature to approve disaster relief aid and continues to advocate for aid to local communities - (Posted: Sep 10 2013 7:47AM)

NEWS RELEASE: Rep. Fritz to attend commissioning of the USS Minnesota Naval Vessel in Norfolk, Virginia - (Posted: Sep 5 2013 11:18AM)

HOUSE PASSES EDUCATION BUDGET, MAKING HISTORIC INVESTMENTS IN SOUTHERN MINNESOTA STUDENTS - (Posted: May 19 2013 12:41PM)

Several of Rep. Fritzís initiatives in Health and Human Services Budget, Including 5% Nursing Home Rate Increase - (Posted: May 17 2013 10:58PM)

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES BILL PROVIDES NURSING HOME RATE INCREASE - (Posted: May 16 2013 8:48PM)

Rep. Fritz votes for minimum wage hike that will increase wages for over 350,000 Minnesotans - (Posted: May 3 2013 4:01PM)

HOUSE PASSES HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE BILL INCLUDING FUNDING INCREASE FOR NURSING HOMES AND LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES - (Posted: Apr 23 2013 9:04AM)

2013 Session Update: Groundbreaking on South Central College, Ag and Veterans legislation - (Posted: Apr 20 2013 3:53PM)

HOUSE PASSES JOBS PACKAGE TO GROW JOBS AND BOOST ECONOMIC GROWTH IN GREATER MINNESOTA - (Posted: Apr 15 2013 8:57PM)

HOUSE BONDING PROPOSAL INVESTS IN FARIBAULT AREA PROJECTS - (Posted: Apr 9 2013 6:06PM)

DFL legislators announce commitment to increase funding for long-term care - (Posted: Apr 4 2013 4:00PM)

House DFL Releases $250 Million Property Tax Relief Package for Minnesotans - (Posted: Apr 3 2013 5:24PM)

REP. FRITZ BILL TO FUND HIGHWAY 14 IMPROVEMENTS MOVES THROUGH LEGISLATURE - (Posted: Mar 22 2013 5:03PM)

REP. FRITZ COMMENTS ON HOUSE DFL BUDGET TARGETS - (Posted: Mar 19 2013 5:08PM)

REP. FRITZ STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR DAYTONíS REVISED BUDGET PROPOSALS - (Posted: Mar 14 2013 6:29PM)

REP. FRITZ SUPPORTS DROP OF BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS TAX - (Posted: Mar 8 2013 5:03PM)

2013 Session Update: March 8 - (Posted: Mar 8 2013 1:43PM)

REP. FRITZ STATEMENT ON HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE BILL - (Posted: Mar 4 2013 5:48PM)

REP. FRITZ STATEMENT ON FEBRUARY BUDGET FORECAST - (Posted: Feb 28 2013 4:32PM)

Rep. Fritz Announces Bipartisan Long Term Care Caucus - (Posted: Feb 26 2013 1:01PM)

Lawmakers announce plan to address long-term care crisis in Minnesota - (Posted: Feb 25 2013 6:16PM)

2013 Session Update - (Posted: Feb 22 2013 1:46PM)

REP. FRITZ STATEMENT ON MEDICAL ASSISTANCE EXPANSION - (Posted: Feb 11 2013 7:01PM)

Statement on Governor Dayton's State of the State Address - (Posted: Feb 6 2013 8:27PM)

GOVERNORíS BUDGET AIMS TO REDUCE PROPERTY TAX BURDENS, STRENGTHEN EDUCATION AND IMPROVE LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES - (Posted: Jan 25 2013 5:04PM)

STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR DAYTONíS BUDGET PROPOSAL - (Posted: Jan 22 2013 2:41PM)

The 2013 Legislative Session is Underway - (Posted: Jan 18 2013 5:43PM)

STATE REP. PATTI FRITZ PARTICIPATES IN START OF LEGISLATIVE SESSION - (Posted: Jan 9 2013 3:32PM)

Rep. Fritz: Homeowners, Farmers Need Property Tax Relief - (Posted: 2012-05-01 00:00:00)

Rep. Fritz: Letís Vote on a Bonding Bill that Benefits All - (Posted: 2012-04-19 00:00:00)

Rep. Fritz: Where is the Relief for Homeowners and Farmers? - (Posted: 2012-03-21 00:00:00)

Rep. Fritz Applauds Inclusion of MIF Program in Governorís Supplemental Budget - (Posted: 2012-03-12 00:00:00)

Pressing Forward with Initiatives to Get Minnesota Working Again - (Posted: 2012-02-27 00:00:00)

Rep. Fritz: Even with Forecasted Surplus, MN Still Sees Future Deficit - (Posted: 2012-02-29 00:00:00)

Governor Includes Area Projects in Bonding Bill Recommendations - (Posted: 2012-01-17 00:00:00)

FRITZ AUTHORS PROPERTY TAX RELIEF BILL - SUPPORTS HOMESTEAD CREDIT - (Posted: 2011-09-16 00:00:00)

Fritz supports urgency vote on Green Acres - (Posted: 2011-03-24 00:00:00)

FIRST BILL WILL HELP FAMILIES CARING FOR DISABLED - (Posted: 2011-01-20 00:00:00)

MEMORIAL DAY GIVES PAUSE TO REMEMBER - (Posted: 2010-05-28 00:00:00)

HEALTH CARE BILL PROTECTS MINNESOTANS, CREATES JOBS AND LEVERAGES $1.4 BILLION IN FEDERAL DOLLARS - (Posted: 2010-05-13 00:00:00)

FRITZ BILL MAKES ORAL CHEMOTHERAPY MORE AFFORDABLE - (Posted: 2010-05-06 00:00:00)

HOUSE PASSES BONDING BILL TO CREATE JOBS, FUND LOCAL PROJECTS - (Posted: 2010-02-15 00:00:00)

ANGEL INVESTOR TAX CREDIT WOULD CREATE JOBS, BOOST ECONOMY - (Posted: 2010-02-09 00:00:00)

MINNESOTA JOBS DEFICIT WREAKS HAVOC WITH STATE BUDGET - (Posted: 2009-12-03 00:00:00)

VETERANS DESERVE OUR CONTINUED SUPPORT - (Posted: 2009-11-05 00:00:00)

SMALL BUSINESS CAUCUS CREATED TO REVITILIZE BUSINESS COMMUNITY - (Posted: 2009-08-19 00:00:00)

LOW-INTEREST LOW AWARDED FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT - (Posted: 2009-07-20 00:00:00)

LOCAL PROJECT INCLUDED IN HOUSE BONDING BILL - (Posted: 2009-04-02 00:00:00)

CUTS ALONE PROVE TOO COSTLY - (Posted: 2009-03-26 00:00:00)

STATE BUDGET FORECAST PREDICTS MORE JOB LOSSES, FALLING STATE REVENUES Federal one-time money offers short-term relief - (Posted: 2009-03-03 00:00:00)

LEGISLATORS, AND FAMILIES, HAVE TO ASK THEMSELVES TOUGH QUESTIONS - (Posted: 2009-02-26 00:00:00)

Public opinion important to addressing budget deficit - (Posted: 2009-01-21 00:00:00)

BIPARTISAN COOPERATION NEEDED FOR TOUGH ROAD AHEAD - (Posted: 2009-01-15 00:00:00)

HOUSE EDUCATION COMMITTEES COMING TO FARIBAULT - (Posted: 2008-09-11 00:00:00)

HIGHWAY 21 CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN SOON - (Posted: 2008-08-21 00:00:00)

JOBS ARE THE CLEAREST PATH TO ECONOMIC RECOVERY - (Posted: 2008-07-23 00:00:00)

INVESTING IN HIGHER EDUCATION IS THE RIGHT THING TO DO - (Posted: 2008-06-19 00:00:00)

HOUSE ADJOURNS ON TIME; FINAL LEGISLATION DELIVERS ON "STICK TO THE BASICS" AGENDA - (Posted: 2008-05-19 00:00:00)

HOUSE PASSES EDUCATION FUNDING BILL - (Posted: 2008-05-13 00:00:00)

HOUSE TAX BILL WOULD EASE BURDEN OF RISING PROPERTY TAXES - (Posted: 2008-05-06 00:00:00)

HOUSE PASSES NATION-LEADING HEALTH CARE REFORM BILL - (Posted: 2008-04-10 00:00:00)

HOUSE BUDGET BILL OFFERS FUNDING BOOST FOR NURSING HOMES AND SCHOOLS - (Posted: 2008-04-04 00:00:00)

HOUSE PROPOSES COLA INCREASE FOR NURSING HOMES - (Posted: 2008-03-28 00:00:00)

BUDGET CUTS MUST BE FAIR AND BALANCED - (Posted: 2008-03-12 00:00:00)

LOCAL PROJECTS INCLUDED IN HOUSE BONDING BILL - (Posted: 2008-03-06 00:00:00)

FRITZ LEGISLATION AIMS TO REDUCE INFANT DEATHS - (Posted: 2008-03-05 00:00:00)

RICE COUNTY RECEIVES GRANTS FOR VETERAN OUTREACH - (Posted: 2008-02-29 00:00:00)

HOUSE OVERRIDES GOVERNORS VETO; TRANSPORTATION FUNDING ON THE WAY - (Posted: 2008-02-26 00:00:00)

HOUSE PASSES COMPROMISE TRANSPORTATION BILL - (Posted: 2008-02-21 00:00:00)

RICE COUNTY RECEIVES GRANTS FOR VETERAN OUTREACH - (Posted: 2008-02-15 00:00:00)

HOUSE PASSES "LEGACY ACT" TO PROTECT ENVIRONMENT, ARTS - (Posted: 2008-02-14 00:00:00)

REP. PATTI FRITZ ROLLS OUT PHASE III OF FARIBAULT PRISON BONDING BILL Phase 3 slated for $16 million - (Posted: 2008-02-14 00:00:00)

HOUSE WILL MOVE QUICKLY TO CREATE JOBS AND STIMULATE THE ECONOMY - (Posted: 2008-02-12 00:00:00)

FARIBAULT PRISON PHASE III TAKES FIRST STEP FORWARD - (Posted: 2008-01-14 00:00:00)

SIGNS OF PROGRESS EVIDENT IN OUR DISTSRICT - (Posted: 2007-01-11 00:00:00)

STATE FACES BUDGET DEFICIT - (Posted: 2007-11-30 00:00:00)

GREATER MINNESOTA FACES UNIQUE HEALTH CARE CHALLENGES - (Posted: 2007-11-29 00:00:00)

HEALTH CARE TOP CONCERN FOR MOST MINNESOTANS - (Posted: 2007-10-04 00:00:00)

HOUSE CAPITAL INVESTMENT COMMITTEE TO TOUR AREA - (Posted: 2007-10-22 00:00:00)

RESPONDING TO THE DISASTER IN SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA - (Posted: 2007-09-13 00:00:00)

NUMBER OF UNINSURED MINNESOTANS INCREASES AGAIN - (Posted: 2007-08-29 00:00:00)

REP. FRITZ ANNOUNCES FUNDING PACKAGE FOR MEDFORD WASTEWATER SYSTEM - (Posted: 2007-08-07 00:00:00)

FRITZ CRISIS HOTLINE FOR VETERANS BECOMES A REALITY - (Posted: 2007-08-01 00:00:00)

NURSING HOME FUNDING TOP PRIORITY FOR HOUSE HEARING - (Posted: 2007-08-01 00:00:00)

HOUSE AND SENATE PASS BUDGET BILLS AND ADJOURN ON TIME - (Posted: 2007-05-22 00:00:00)

HOUSE PASSES COMPROMISE TRANSPORTATION BILL - (Posted: 2007-05-14 00:00:00)

FRITZ AMENDMENT BRINGS $75 MILLION TO RURAL NURSING HOMES - (Posted: 2007-04-20 00:00:00)

REPRESENTATIVE FRITZ APPOINTED TO E Ė 12 CONFERENCE COMMITTEE - (Posted: 2007-04-24 00:00:00)

HOUSE EDUCTION BILL GOOD FOR SCHOOLS, STUDENTS - (Posted: 2006-04-19 00:00:00)

REP. FRITZ OFFERS HELP FOR VETS RETURNING HOME - (Posted: 2006-04-19 00:00:00)

REP. FRITZ OFFERS HELP FOR VETS RETURNING HOME - (Posted: 2006-04-19 00:00:00)

HOUSE PLAN WOULD PROVIDE FIRST PROPERTY-TAX CUT IN YEARS - (Posted: 2007-04-10 00:00:00)

HOUSE RESUMES WORK AFTER SHORT BREAK - (Posted: 2007-04-09 00:00:00)

HOUSE PLAN WOULD PROVIDE FIRST PROPERTY-TAX CUT IN YEARS - (Posted: 2007-04-02 00:00:00)

ALL MINNESOTANS BENEFIT FROM HOUSE HEALTH CARE BILL - (Posted: 2007-03-29 00:00:00)

HOUSE INTRODUCES EDUCATION PRIORITIES - (Posted: 2007-03-26 00:00:00)

BIPARTISAN SUPPORT GETS THE JOB DONE FOR TRANSPORTATION - (Posted: 2007-03-24 00:00:00)

HOUSE CONSIDERING FUNDING BOOST FOR NURSING HOMES - (Posted: 2007-03-05 00:00:00)

Veterans deserve best care possible - (Posted: 2007-03-01 00:00:00)

STATE BUDGET FORECAST REQUIRES DETERMINATION - (Posted: 2007-02-28 00:00:00)

THE REAL VALUE OF A SOUND TRANSPORTATION PLAN - (Posted: 2007-02-26 00:00:00)

REP. FRITZ SEEKS HELP FOR FAMILIES OF CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS - (Posted: 2007-02-23 00:00:00)

STATE LEGISLATURE ADDRESSES GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE - (Posted: 2007-02-12 00:00:00)

CITIZEN'S COMMENT LINE, WEBSITE ON PROPERTY TAX UNVEILED - (Posted: 2007-01-29 00:00:00)

REP. FRITZ RESERVES JUDGEMENT ON GOVERNOR'S BUDGET - (Posted: 2007-01-22 00:00:00)

REP. FRITZ ENCOURAGED BY COMMON GROUND WITH GOVERNOR - (Posted: 2007-01-17 00:00:00)

LET'S MAKE 2007 THE YEAR WE COVER ALL KIDS - (Posted: 2007-01-16 00:00:00)

FRITZ: DELAY IN FILING TAX RETURN COULD YIELD SAVINGS - (Posted: 2007-01-12 00:00:00)

HOUSE DFL UNVEILS LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES - (Posted: 2007-01-09 00:00:00)

2007 Legislative Session Underway - (Posted: 2007-01-03 00:00:00)

2007 Legislative Session Underway - (Posted: 2006-01-04 00:00:00)

WE ALL DO BETTER WHEN ALL OF US HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE - (Posted: 2006-06-30 00:00:00)

NEW LEGISLATION WILL HELP PROTECT AGAINST IDENTIFY THEFT - (Posted: 2006-06-13 00:00:00)

Consolidate your student loans before July 1st - (Posted: 2006-06-07 00:00:00)

FRITZ VOTES TO LIFT SPEARING BAN ON FRENCH LAKE - (Posted: 2006-05-17 00:00:00)

FRITZ AMENDMENT FOR MEDFORD INCLUDED ON DEFEATED TAX BILL Area legislator vows to fight for this option next session - (Posted: 2006-05-08 00:00:00)

Budget bill includes key public safety components - (Posted: 2006-05-08 00:00:00)

FRITZ SUPPORTS MEANINGFUL AND PERMANENT PROOPERTY TAX RELIEF - (Posted: 2006-05-04 00:00:00)

EVERY MINNESOTAN DESERVES HEALTH CARE - (Posted: 2006-05-01 00:00:00)

REP. FRITZ VOTES TO SUPPORT EDUCATION, HEALTH CARE AND NURSING HOMES - (Posted: 2006-04-26 00:00:00)

MERCURY REDUCTION BILL OFFERS SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRESS - (Posted: 2006-05-03 00:00:00)

CELEBRATING OUR RICH HERITAGE AND PROTECTING OUR FUTURE - (Posted: 2006-04-24 00:00:00)

2006 Session halfway done - (Posted: 2006-04-17 00:00:00)

HOUSE PASSES EMINENT DOMAIN REFORM AND GOPHER STADIUM - (Posted: 2006-04-07 00:00:00)

TAX CREDIT PROPOSAL WOULD HELP NURSING HOME RESIDENTS - (Posted: 2006-03-27 00:00:00)

REASONABLE BALANCE NEEDED ON ISSUE OF EMINENT DOMAIN - (Posted: 2006-03-21 00:00:00)

Rep. Fritz encourages families to take credit for K-12 school expenses Tax Filing Time reminder - (Posted: 2006-01-12 00:00:00)

Rep. Patti Fritz hails bonding recommendation for Faribault prison Phase 2 slated for $28 million - (Posted: 2006-01-10 00:00:00)

Rep. Patti Fritz receives award for work on Mental Health Caucus - (Posted: 2005-01-03 00:00:00)

New state laws offer reasonable protection for Minnesota residents - (Posted: 2006-01-03 00:00:00)

DFL PLAN COULD BRING OVER $500 THOUSAND TO OWATONNA IN 2006 - (Posted: 2005-12-15 00:00:00)

NEW STATE AND FEDERAL INCENTIVES REDUCE THE COST OF SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS - (Posted: 2005-12-08 00:00:00)

REP. FRITZ ENCOURAGES HEALTH CARE STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR LOAN FORGIVENESS - (Posted: 2005-11-23 00:00:00)

NOW IS THE TIME TO MOVE AGGRESSIVELY TOWARD ENERGY INDEPENDENCE - (Posted: 2005-10-10 00:00:00)

SEIU: HEALTH CARE WORKERS PAY TOO MUCH FOR HEALTH COVERAGE - (Posted: 2005-11-04 00:00:00)

Page program provides hands-on experience in state government - (Posted: 2005-11-02 00:00:00)

Fritz participates in "Legislators Back To School Program" - (Posted: 2005-09-29 00:00:00)

Good news for area schools - (Posted: 2005-09-02 00:00:00)

Labor Day Ė the Celebration of the American Worker - (Posted: 2005-08-29 00:00:00)

IMPROVEMENT MADE TO LIEN LAW More work needed to protect the family farm - (Posted: 2005-08-23 00:00:00)

PASSAGE OF REMAINING BILLS ENDS SPECIAL SESSION - (Posted: 2005-07-13 00:00:00)

FINAL OUTCOME OF 2005 LEGISLATIVE SESSION POSITIVE FOR OUR DISTRICT - (Posted: 2005-07-25 00:00:00)

PARTIAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN IS UNNECESSARY AND WASTEFUL - (Posted: 2005-07-05 00:00:00)

IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE - (Posted: 2005-06-20 00:00:00)

FRITZ CALLS FOR FAIRNESS FOR HEALTH CARE WORKERS Agreement can be reached to avoid Government shut-down - (Posted: 2005-06-16 00:00:00)

ADEQUATE HEALTH CARE IS EVERYONE'S RIGHT - (Posted: 2005-06-13 00:00:00)

Compromise is key to special session - (Posted: 2005-06-07 00:00:00)

Honoring loved ones who serve our country - (Posted: 2005-05-27 00:00:00)

2005 Legislative Survey Results (pdf format) - (Posted: 2005-05-24 00:00:00)

House passes Higher Education Bill Other major bills head to Special Session - (Posted: 2005-05-23 00:00:00)

FINAL DAYS OF SESSION PRESENT CHALLENGES - (Posted: 2005-05-16 00:00:00)

BIPARTISAN SUPPORT GETS THE JOB DONE FOR TRANSPORTATION FIFTY-ONE PERCENT TARGETED TO RURAL PROJECTS - (Posted: 2005-05-16 00:00:00)

Proposed legislation makes it a bad time to be a renter - (Posted: 2005-05-09 00:00:00)

Rep. Fritz praises bipartisan support for Ethanol bill Bill now moves to Governor - (Posted: 2005-05-05 00:00:00)

Rep. Fritz votes against House Republican Education Finance bill Cites inadequate funding and property tax increases as part of the problem - (Posted: 2005-05-04 00:00:00)

Understanding an Omnibus Bill - (Posted: 2005-05-02 00:00:00)

REMEMBER TO APPLY FOR PROPERTY TAX ASSISTANCE - (Posted: 2005-04-25 00:00:00)

Rep. Fritz supports more funding for Higher Education - (Posted: 2005-04-22 00:00:00)

Rep. Fritz votes to strengthen meth laws Over- the-counter drugs Actifed and Sudafed would be banned - (Posted: 2005-04-22 00:00:00)

Working together to plan the state budget - (Posted: 2005-04-18 00:00:00)

DISTRICT ONE HOSPITAL WILL TAKE A BIG HIT UNDER GOVERNOR'S BUDGET PROPOSAL - (Posted: 2005-04-12 00:00:00)

AREA HOSPITALS TAKE A BIG HIT UNDER GOVERNOR'S BUDGET PROPOSAL - (Posted: 2005-04-11 00:00:00)

20/20 A Clear Vision for Minnesota Education - (Posted: 2005-04-08 00:00:00)

Bonding Bill two steps away from law - (Posted: 2005-04-06 00:00:00)

Cuts to nursing homes threaten resident care - (Posted: 2005-04-04 00:00:00)

Rep. Patti Fritz hails passage of state bonding bill - (Posted: 2005-03-31 00:00:00)

Health Care cuts threaten rural Minnesota - (Posted: 2005-03-28 00:00:00)

Rep. Fritz encourages families to take credit for learning Tax Filing Time reminder - (Posted: 2005-03-21 00:00:00)

First term DFL legislators push for passage of bonding bill - (Posted: 2005-03-18 00:00:00)

Public involvement is key to success at the Capitol - (Posted: 2005-03-16 00:00:00)

Rep. Fritz supports legislation to clean and protect state waters - (Posted: 2005-03-14 00:00:00)

Fritz joins fellow Democrats in proposal for health care legislation - (Posted: 2005-03-09 00:00:00)

Rep. Fritz meets with AARP to identify priorities for senior healthcare - (Posted: 2005-03-07 00:00:00)

Rep. Patti Fritz supports late start for school year - (Posted: 2005-03-01 00:00:00)

Rallying for Education - (Posted: 2005-02-28 00:00:00)

Rep. Patti Fritz applauds the bipartisan support for the House bonding bill - (Posted: 2005-02-23 00:00:00)

Rep. Patti Fritz applauds $90 million in project funding for this area - (Posted: 2005-02-21 00:00:00)

REP. PATTI FRITZ APPLAUDS BIPARTISAN EFFORT - (Posted: 2005-02-07 00:00:00)

Rep. Fritz working to get the job done - (Posted: 2005-02-14 00:00:00)

Bipartisan cooperation works best - (Posted: 2005-02-07 00:00:00)

Rep. Patti Fritz hails inclusion of Faribault projects funding in House bonding package - (Posted: 2005-02-16 00:00:00)

Session Update -- April 13, 2006 (pdf format) - (Posted: 2006-04-13 00:00:00)

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