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Apr 24, 2014

At pot rally, Rep. Moran calls for full legalization

After saying that “prohibition has failed,” Moran declared, “So I say let’s legalize marijuana.”

Apr 29, 2013

Conference committees on key finance bills take shape

With most major finance bills clearing the House and Senate floors, attention will now turn towards conference committees this week. Conferees on several bills have already been appointed by legislative leaders.

May 19, 2011

House passes omnibus public safety bill and jobs bill in late night session

The House voted after only brief discussion on SF 958, the public safety and judiciary bill, and SF 887, the Jobs bill. Both passed the body on a vote of 71-61.

Apr 27, 2011

Any way it’s sliced, the redistricting map for 2012 will benefit Republicans

The 2010 census figures contain some foreboding figures for DFLers looking to regain majorities in the state House and Senate. Of the 21 most populous House districts in the state, all are currently represented by Republicans.

Jan 13, 2011

House honors late Hmong leader Vang Pao

State Rep. Rena Moran, DFL-St. Paul, paid tribute to Vang Pao on the House floor today. The revered Hmong military leader died earlier this month at the age of 81.

Nov 24, 2010

Meet the freshmen: DFL 6 edition

New faces fill seats previously held by Kelliher, Prettner Solon, Moua

Oct 13, 2010

Activist Moran puts sweat equity into bid for DFL seat

Following Thao's retirement, district voters will send a new representative to the Legislature in November, and by all accounts that will be the DFL-backed candidate, Rena Moran.

Aug 20, 2010

More committee shakeups in Senate?

Chaudhary's primary loss made him the body's fifth departing chair

Aug 11, 2010

Dayton wins narrow victory over Kelliher; 23 lege primaries settled

Mark Dayton rode a dominating performance in greater Minnesota to a narrow victory in Tuesday's DFL gubernatorial primary, edging party endorsee Margaret Anderson Kelliher by just over 6,500 votes out of over 440,000 cast. One-time House Minority Leader Matt Entenza, who spent over $5 million on his primary campaign, garnered just over 80,000 votes.

Aug 10, 2010

The final push in House District 65A

Rena Moran and Jeremiah Ellis are in a tough DFL primary battle to represent House District 65A. Whoever wins the contest will almost certainly become the first African American to represent St. Paul at the Legislatur

Aug 7, 2010

Kelliher stumps in St. Paul

With primary voting less than 72 hours away, House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher was out on the campaign trail Saturday attempting to motivate the DFL faithful. She attended a rally at the offices of TakeAction Minnesota with state legislative candidates Rena Moran and Vang Lor.

Jul 23, 2010

HD 65A winner almost certain to become first St. Paul African American at Capitol

No matter who wins the DFL primary contest in House District 65A, history will almost certainly be made. The victor – either Jeremiah Ellis or Rena Moran — will stand poised to become the first African American ever to represent St. Paul in the Legislature.

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