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Minnesota's governor and legislators leaders meet the media Thursday, talking about the legislative session that begins Tuesday. From left are House Minority Leader Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis; House Speaker Kurt Zellers, R-Maple Grove; Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton; Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem, R-Rochester; and Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook. DON DAVIS | BEMIDJI PIONEER

GOP offers plans for reforms

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ST. PAUL - Republican legislators hope to use the upcoming Minnesota legislative session to bring state government reform ideas to fruition.


In what they are calling Reform 2.0, GOP leaders announced a set of proposals Thursday to reduce the size of government, cut back on business regulations and revamp education and health care.

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