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Michelle Fischbach

April 10, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Michele Fischbach, also the state Senate president, mug for the cameras Tuesday, March 13, 2018. They were in an elder care news conference together, one of the few times they have seen each other since Fischbach rose to the job a couple of months ago. She insisted upon remaining a senator, although Democrats say she cannot hold both positions. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Fishbach again sued for being senator, lieutenant governor
April 10, 2018 - 6:35pm
March 13, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Michele Fischbach, also the state Senate president, agreed that elder care is a bipartisan issue at a Tuesday, March 13 news conference. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota politicians join to fight elder abuse
March 13, 2018 - 3:39pm
February 21, 2018
Minnesota Senate President Michelle Fischbach, also the state lieutenant governor, presides over the Senate on opening day of the session on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Democrats say Fischbach, a Republican, cannot hold both offices. David Oakes / Senate photographer
New suit against Fishbach may depend on election timing
February 21, 2018 - 10:31am
February 17, 2018
Battles may loom about Fischbach, funding
February 17, 2018 - 10:15am
February 16, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook is center of attention as he answers a reporter's question during a Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing. From left are Bakk, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, Gov. Mark Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate photographer
Minnesota lawmakers must pass own budget, but not much work mandatory
February 16, 2018 - 10:44am
February 12, 2018
Voters in Cottage Grove Precinct 8 cast their votes in a Minnesota Senate special election Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at the Washington County Service Center. Katie Nelson / Folrum News Service
Minnesota voters keep status quo in special legislative elections
February 12, 2018 - 10:06pm
Minnesota Senate President Michelle Fischbach of Paynesville says on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will remain in the Senate when she takes over Lt. Gov. Tina Smith's job. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Court: Fischbach can remain senator and lieutenant governor for now
February 12, 2018 - 7:45pm
January 3, 2018
Minnesota state Senate President Michelle Fischbach tells reporters on Dec. 13, 2017, that she plans to serve both as a senator and lieutenant governor. She automatically moved into that position at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2018, when Lt. Gov. Tina Smith resigned to become U.S. senator. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'Acting lieutenant governor' quiet first day on job
January 3, 2018 - 6:29pm
December 30, 2017
U.S. Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota talks about health care on Jan. 11, 2013. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Commentary: 2018 to be politically busy, busy, busy in Minnesota
December 30, 2017 - 7:32am
December 22, 2017
Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach, R- Paynesville. Fishbach is president of the Minnesota Senate. (Courtesy of the Minnesota Senate)
Fischbach advised to quit Senate: Minnesota solicitor general says state senator can’t also be lieutenant governor
December 22, 2017 - 12:09am
December 15, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton
Dayton, Fischbach keep it light over lunch
December 15, 2017 - 7:06pm
December 13, 2017
Minnesota Senate President Michelle Fischbach of Paynesville says on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will remain in the Senate when she takes over Lt. Gov. Tina Smith's job. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Grandchildren's pictures could mediate potential constitutional conflict
December 13, 2017 - 3:57pm
November 12, 2017
Gazelka reacts to Schoen sexual harassment allegations
November 12, 2017 - 7:31pm
May 4, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters Thursday, May 4, 2017, that he and legislative leaders will begin working on spending limits for 10 budget bills in order to end the 2017 legislative sessoin by May 22. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Senate sends abortion bills to governor who plans to veto them
May 4, 2017 - 7:25pm
March 24, 2017
Larry Pogemiller, Minnesota higher education commissioner, testifies at a Senate higher education hearing on a funding bill he said falls well below the amount Gov. Mark Dayton's wants. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
March 24, 2017 - 3:28pm
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