Capitol Moving Day

  • Updated: November 26, 2012 - 5:08 PM

The Minnesota Legislature is on the move. The House and Senate have shifted majorities, and every single lawmaker is moving into new offices to reflect the new balance of power. Relocating 201 lawmakers, along with their staffs, files and furnishings, is a logistical feat that will take weeks to complete. This week, jubilant Senate Democrats began moving back into the majority quarters in the Capitol. Heartbroken Republicans, meanwhile, are packing up to move across the street and into the cramped minority offices in the State Office Building they vacated just two years ago.

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