Paul Gazelka

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Paul Gazelka said : “There are many things that the governor has emergency powers over that we’re saying that must end, and we need to get back to a place where the House and Senate have equal footing with the executive branch,” External link

southernminn Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The tough part is getting the details and the language, but it does feel like there’s been progress there,” External link

lacrossetribune Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "The tough part is getting the details and the language, but it does feel like there's been progress there," External link

startribune Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka claimed : “The emergency part of the pandemic is over” External link

southernminn Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I think mandating it is a mistake. I think encouraging people to be responsible for their health and the health of others is a good idea," External link

startribune Monday, July 13, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “People are tired of ... being micromanaged,” “It’s a sense of controlling your own destiny” External link

startribune Monday, July 13, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "People are tired of ... being micromanaged," "It's a sense of controlling your own destiny" External link

startribune Monday, July 13, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We are looking into whether or not the board is compelled to investigate every complaint or if they are choosing to investigate Dr. Jensen,” External link

startribune Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:26:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We are looking into whether or not the board is compelled to investigate every complaint or if they are choosing to investigate Dr. Jensen,” External link

startribune Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We are looking into whether or not the board is compelled to investigate every complaint or if they are choosing to investigate Dr. Jensen,” External link

startribune Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We are very disappointed with the drug manufacturers' lawsuit against the Alec Smith Affordable Insulin Act after so much work went into a compromise bill assuring no Minnesotan would have to go without insulin," External link

southernminn Thursday, July 2, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "w e are very disappointed with the drug manufacturers' lawsuit against the Alec Smith Affordable Insulin Act after so much work went into a compromise bill assuring no Minnesotan would have to go without insulin" External link

southernminn Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The city of Minneapolis asked for 400 more police in January and they got a couple handfuls and now they want to defund the police, but yet they want their own protection,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “They don't know where they’re going,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We’re going to get to the bottom of it,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “It doesn’t really matter who the statue was for, we don’t let a mob come in and tear it down,” “It doesn’t really matter who it is or what it is. We need conversations, we have processes about what stays and what goes” External link

southernminn Friday, June 26, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said ( about Tim Walz ) : “behind the scenes arm-twisting from Walz” External link

southernminn Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “If they’re not interested in this,” External link

nytimes Monday, June 22, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’m frustrated this morning because I thought we were actually going to do some things together,” External link

dailyjournal Monday, June 22, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka wrote : “We are not walking away from the table, but we do need to reset the table so we can move forward,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, June 21, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’m frustrated this morning because I thought we were actually going to do some things together,” External link

washtimes Sunday, June 21, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I'm frustrated this morning because I thought we were actually going to do some things together," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, June 21, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I'm frustrated this morning because I thought we were actually going to do some things together,” External link

click2houston Sunday, June 21, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka wrote : “We are not walking away from the table, but we do need to reset the table so we can move forward,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, June 21, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I'm frustrated this morning because I thought we were actually going to do some things together,” External link

seattlepi Saturday, June 20, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I'm frustrated this morning because I thought we were actually going to do some things together," External link

startribune Saturday, June 20, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We're not walking away from Minnesota here, but I think we could all benefit from a breather," External link

startribune Saturday, June 20, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “If they’re not interested in this, I don’t think personally that they will ever be interested in something we can agree to,” External link

startribune Saturday, June 20, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I know that the governor was again involved in trying to defeat things for Minnesota. I know that, and that’s very disappointing,” External link

startribune Saturday, June 20, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We're not walking away from Minnesota here, but I think we could all benefit from a breather," External link

startribune Saturday, June 20, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We’re not walking away from Minnesota here, but I think we could all benefit from a breather,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, June 20, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “If they’re not interested in this,” External link

nytimes Saturday, June 20, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Everywhere along the way, it’s been excuses and finger-pointing at someone else,” External link

southernminn Saturday, June 20, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The speaker and I have a good working relationship,” “I understand that she’s a liberal, and she understands that I’m a conservative and we’re both pragmatic” External link

southernminn Saturday, June 20, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “This direction is as clear as mud, and the inability to make a decision will hamper learning for students in the fall,” External link

washingtonexaminer Saturday, June 20, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The one-man rule over our state has got to end,” External link

washingtonexaminer Saturday, June 20, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “In a short special session, you have to know that you run out of time,” External link

startribune Friday, June 19, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “If they expect that to pass and they load it up with spending issues that’s going to be a real problem,” External link

startribune Friday, June 19, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “In a short special session, you have to know that you run out of time,” External link

startribune Friday, June 19, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Minnesota has the opportunity to lead the way for the whole nation for reconciliation of the races and some of the problems we’re addressing. Let’s begin here”. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP) Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Baxter talks with Senate Minority Leader Susan Kent, DFL-Woodbury on the Senate Floor before the start of a session in St. Paul, Minn. Friday, June 12, 2020. Gazelka said " External link

southernminn Tuesday, June 16, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota has the opportunity to lead the way for the whole nation for reconciliation of the races and some of the problems we’re addressing,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 13, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I really want the many police officers throughout the state to know that we appreciate the effort that you do day in and day out,” “There always must be a few bad apples that must be plucked out, and that’s what we’re trying to do here” External link

startribune Saturday, June 13, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota has the opportunity to lead the way for the whole nation for reconciliation of the races and some of the problems we’re addressing,” External link

startribune Saturday, June 13, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

dailyjournal Thursday, June 11, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

siouxcityjournal Thursday, June 11, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

gazette Thursday, June 11, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

click2houston Thursday, June 11, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

therepublic Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

news4jax Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation," External link

southernminn Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Last night there was finally a plan, and it was executed very well by everyone involved," External link

startribune Monday, June 1, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka added : “Going forward, I will work with other local and state leaders to see this pattern never repeat itself,” External link

startribune Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “This is a failure of leadership at the governor’s level,” “He is the commander-in-chief. He controls the National Guard. He needs to lead” External link

startribune Saturday, May 30, 2020 9:41:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said ( about Minneapolis Police ) : "It was obvious that the Minneapolis mayor was in over his head. And I think that's where the governor needed to respond with emergency powers and commander-in-chief over our National Guard — the National Guard was simply waiting for a plan of action," External link

startribune Saturday, May 30, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Throughout history, the church has gathered in times of distress, anxiety, war, and pandemic. I see no reason why churches are any more dangerous a place for coronavirus transmission than Walmart or a mall,” External link

washingtonexaminer Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We have to allow people to get back to their lives,” “The governor should be doing more to keep vulnerable populations and the elderly safe with restrictions and testing. But if you can get a haircut, shop at a mall, or eat at a restaurant, you should be able to go to church” External link

washingtonexaminer Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “It there’s no bonding bill, there’s likely no tax bill or additional spending,” External link

startribune Monday, May 18, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I truly believe we’re going to be in a very difficult economic position as a state and we have to all be in that together,” External link

startribune Sunday, May 17, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Bonding, along with tax relief, is the best way for us to stimulate our economy,” “I am very aware that today’s borrowing affects tomorrow’s spending. This bill is a responsible, generous, and targeted bill” External link

startribune Saturday, May 16, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We didn’t have all the information when we passed our tax bill, but I do think it’s something we should pay attention to,” “I believe it’s the No. 1 tourist attraction in Minnesota, draws from all over the world, it’s good for Minnesota, and so we just have to figure something out” External link

startribune Friday, May 15, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “They’re trying to cover their short term obligations right now as a result of the governor shutting down basically all the business related to what they do there. There is virtually no money coming in, but they all have all their debt obligations,” “They’re in a hopefully short-term financial problem as a result of what the state did, but they’re not talking about asking for free money” External link

startribune Friday, May 15, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We're moving in the right direction," External link

startribune Thursday, May 14, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka says : "We're moving in the right direction," External link

startribune Thursday, May 14, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’m not asking them not to do anything we’re not willing to do, and with 600,000 or so unemployment claims, we have to know this is a serious place we’re in,” External link

startribune Thursday, May 7, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I'm not asking them not to do anything we're not willing to do, and with 600,000 or so unemployment claims, we have to know this is a serious place we're in," External link

startribune Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’m not asking them not to do anything we’re not willing to do, and with 600,000 or so unemployment claims, we have to know this is a serious place we’re in,” External link

startribune Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The next most responsible move for state government is to renegotiate the second year of state employee contracts so thousands of state workers won’t face layoffs from budget shortfalls in the 2021 budget,” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I don't expect my neighbor to attack me, but if I have to protect my family I want to be able to," External link

startribune Thursday, April 9, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We have to face this thing together,” External link

washingtonexaminer Monday, April 6, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We’re going to do everything we can to help our governor succeed,” External link

startribune Monday, April 6, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I share the governor’s concerns about the safety and well-being of all Minnesotans,” External link

startribune Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I share the governor's concerns about the safety and well-being of all Minnesotans," External link

startribune Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I share the governor's concerns about the safety and well-being of all Minnesotans," External link

startribune Thursday, March 26, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I share the Governor’s concerns about the safety and well-being of all Minnesotans,” External link

startribune Thursday, March 26, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The decisions without consultation at least from the Republicans in the Senate, I think is a big deal,” “He has tremendous powers that he has invoked, and I want to make sure they’re focused on COVID-19” External link

southernminn Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I share the Governor’s concerns about the safety and well-being of all Minnesotans,” External link

southernminn Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka told : “The decisions without consultation, at least, with the Republicans in the Senate, I think is a big deal. He has tremendous powers he has invoked and I want to make sure they are focused on COVID-19,” External link

startribune Saturday, March 21, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka told : “The decisions without consultation, at least, with the Republicans in the Senate, I think is a big deal. He has tremendous powers he has invoked and I want to make sure they are focused on COVID-19,” External link

startribune Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “While we understand the necessity of Governor Walz to lead in this time of crisis, that leadership should not be unilateral and unchecked,” External link

startribune Friday, March 20, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said ( about Tim Walz ) : “While we understand the necessity of Governor Walz to lead in this time of crisis, that leadership should not be unilateral and unchecked,” External link

startribune Friday, March 20, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "It was spoken very positively that they'll get it done today," External link

startribune Monday, March 16, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "It was spoken very positively that they'll get it done today," External link

startribune Monday, March 16, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "More and more seniors are leaving Minnesota, and that is one of the factors that they look at," External link

startribune Sunday, March 15, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “What we all don’t know is what we don’t know. It’s the unknown,” “We’re open to moving some of those bills earlier if we can, and that is where we’ll have to work together” External link

startribune Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “What we all don’t know is what we don’t know, it’s the unknown,” “We’re open to moving some of those bills earlier if we can, and that is where we’ll have to work together” External link

startribune Saturday, March 14, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Our key priorities are exempting Social Security income. And if that's not something the governor wants to do, then why do we want to have a bigger bonding bill than what we normally do?" External link

startribune Friday, March 13, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “You have a huge organization, the federal government, and that’s different from small business,” External link

startribune Friday, March 6, 2020 9:48:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "You have a huge organization, the federal government, and that's different from small business," External link

startribune Friday, March 6, 2020 5:32:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I think there’s serious commitment from both sides to see it done,” External link

southernminn Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The fact that we are in the majority, and I think perceived as doing a pretty good job, I feel good about our chances,” “And we’ll all find out together,” External link

startribune Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “That should tell you that we are trying to get it done, and I hope that the House has the same desire, because we have put the person that has the most passion about insulin ... as the point person on that,” External link

startribune Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The fact that we are in the majority, and I think perceived as doing a pretty good job, I feel good about our chances,” “And we’ll all find out together,” External link

startribune Tuesday, February 18, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “That should tell you that we are trying to get it done, and I hope that the House has the same desire, because we have put the person that has the most passion about insulin ... as the point person on that,” External link

startribune Tuesday, February 18, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "The fact that we are in the majority, and I think perceived as doing a pretty good job, I feel good about our chances," "And we'll all find out together," External link

startribune Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "That should tell you that we are trying to get it done, and I hope that the House has the same desire, because we have put the person that has the most passion about insulin ... as the point person on that," External link

startribune Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I remain very confident we will not only maintain but grow our majority in the Minnesota Senate,” External link

startribune Saturday, February 15, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I remain very confident we will not only maintain but grow our majority in the Minnesota Senate," External link

startribune Friday, February 14, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I think we can find some common ground, but if we focus on far right or far left, none of that's going to happen," External link

startribune Monday, February 10, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I think they are frustrated seeing their senator removed from power," External link

startribune Thursday, February 6, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "My plan is that we're going to work together in the Senate," "Senator Bakk and I, we worked really well in the Senate, and there's no reason that Senator Kent and I cannot do the same" External link

startribune Thursday, February 6, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We are going to push hard this year to say, if you're voting you have to have an ID to vote," External link

startribune Tuesday, January 28, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We are going to push hard this year to say, if you're voting you have to have an ID to vote," External link

startribune Tuesday, January 28, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We are going to push hard this year to say, if you're voting you have to have an ID to vote," External link

startribune Monday, January 27, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka recalled : "I listened to one speaker and he was talking about a lady that was lesbian. And he said, 'Before you judge her, let me just tell you her back story.' He was a counselor," External link

startribune Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "A lot of my job frankly is stopping the onslaught of the left from continually moving us in a way that we know is contrary to the Bible," External link

startribune Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka recalled : “I listened to one speaker and he was talking about a lady that was lesbian. And he said, ‘Before you judge her, let me just tell you her back story.’ He was a counselor,” External link

startribune Sunday, January 19, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “A lot of my job frankly is stopping the onslaught of the left from continually moving us in a way that we know is contrary to the Bible,” External link

startribune Sunday, January 19, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka recalled : "I listened to one speaker and he was talking about a lady that was lesbian. And he said, 'Before you judge her, let me just tell you her back story.' He was a counselor," External link

startribune Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "A lot of my job frankly is stopping the onslaught of the left from continually moving us in a way that we know is contrary to the Bible," External link

startribune Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We are committed to working with the governor and the [House] speaker to … actually pass a bonding bill," "We want it to focus on wastewater infrastructure, we want it to focus on all of our higher ed buildings, we want it to focus on roads and bridges" External link

startribune Tuesday, January 14, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We are committed to working with the governor and the [House] speaker to ... actually pass a bonding bill," "We want it to focus on wastewater infrastructure, we want it to focus on all of our higher ed buildings, we want it to focus on roads and bridges" External link

startribune Tuesday, January 14, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The closer it is to that number, the more support I have for it,” External link

startribune Monday, January 13, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We should carefully consider that today’s borrowing impacts tomorrow’s spending,” “Surpluses come and go, but obligations remain the same; like a household budget, we don’t just borrow money because we can or because we can get a good deal” External link

startribune Friday, January 10, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We should carefully consider that today’s borrowing impacts tomorrow’s spending,” “Surpluses come and go, but obligations remain the same; like a household budget, we don’t just borrow money because we can or because we can get a good deal” External link

startribune Friday, January 10, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We should carefully consider that today's borrowing impacts tomorrow's spending," "Surpluses come and go, but obligations remain the same; like a household budget, we don't just borrow money because we can or because we can get a good deal" External link

startribune Friday, January 10, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "It's time to give the rest back," External link

startribune Friday, December 6, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka wrote : "I propose requiring a bipartisan solution after 30 days. You are correct that time is of the essence — lives are on the line, and there is no reason we should delay any longer," External link

startribune Tuesday, October 22, 2019 2:22:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said ( about Donald Trump ) : “A lot of people could relate to the fact that she has said some things about different people that they find offensive. And I think that’s where [Trump is] different, in that he’s not afraid to when, you know, somebody swings, he swings back,” External link

startribune Tuesday, October 15, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We have been a nation that works with refugees and legal immigration and that process will continue,” “And we want to encourage people that want to be a part of Minnesota, a part of America, and want to assimilate into our culture. Any group that wants to do that, we want to welcome, we want them to be here. It’s when they don’t, they don’t appreciate the culture, they don’t appreciate being here, that it becomes more frustrating for the people of Minnesota” External link

startribune Tuesday, October 15, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said ( about Donald Trump ) : "A lot of people could relate to the fact that she has said some things about different people that they find offensive. And I think that's where [Trump is] different, in that he's not afraid to when, you know, somebody swings, he swings back," External link

startribune Sunday, October 13, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We have been a nation that works with refugees and legal immigration and that process will continue," "And we want to encourage people that want to be a part of Minnesota, a part of America, and want to assimilate into our culture. Any group that wants to do that, we want to welcome, we want them to be here. It's when they don't, they don't appreciate the culture, they don't appreciate being here, that it becomes more frustrating for the people of Minnesota" External link

startribune Sunday, October 13, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “What are the things he’s doing, and do you like that?” External link

startribune Sunday, October 13, 2019 12:29:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "That has been a contentious issue in Minnesota, but how we navigate through it will be ours to solve," External link

wsoctv Friday, October 11, 2019 10:35:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "That has been a contentious issue in Minnesota, but how we navigate through it will be ours to solve," External link

brownsvilleherald Friday, October 11, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "That has been a contentious issue in Minnesota, but how we navigate through it will be ours to solve," External link

siouxcityjournal Friday, October 11, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "That has been a contentious issue in Minnesota, but how we navigate through it will be ours to solve," External link

eagletribune Friday, October 11, 2019 9:50:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "That has been a contentious issue in Minnesota, but how we navigate through it will be ours to solve," External link

seattlepi Friday, October 11, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “If that is an overall feeling, at games or concerts or anything like that, that’s a problem,” “I want to start the dialogue” External link

startribune Monday, October 7, 2019 4:39:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "If that is an overall feeling, at games or concerts or anything like that, that's a problem," "I want to start the dialogue" External link

startribune Monday, October 7, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We're discouraging kids from smoking. We're trying to fight the opioid epidemic. And then, at the same time, we want to legalize pot? To me that just doesn't make sense," External link

lacrossetribune Friday, August 30, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “That’s why I’m saying, instead of being political on this, why don’t we actually make sure we look at all the consequences of doing it and be very, very careful,” External link

startribune Friday, August 30, 2019 5:09:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “That’s why I’m saying, instead of being political on this, why don’t we actually make sure we look at all the consequences of doing it and be very, very careful,” External link

startribune Friday, August 30, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I feel like we’re in the right place with trying to work where we can together to deal with waste, fraud and abuse, and also asserting the fact that the legislative branch is an equal but separate branch of government and has the same responsibilities to provide oversight,” External link

startribune Wednesday, July 31, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I feel like we're in the right place with trying to work where we can together to deal with waste, fraud and abuse, and also asserting the fact that the legislative branch is an equal but separate branch of government and has the same responsibilities to provide oversight," External link

startribune Wednesday, July 31, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I don’t think it’s wise to add emergency work to an agency with a temporary commissioner, a history of program fraud and failure, and a reportedly hostile work culture. We’ll continue to work on solutions that have actual agreement, clear funding, are not easily abused, and lower the costs of prescription drugs for Minnesotans who need them,” External link

startribune Tuesday, July 30, 2019 6:57:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I don't think it's wise to add emergency work to an agency with a temporary commissioner, a history of program fraud and failure, and a reportedly hostile work culture. We'll continue to work on solutions that have actual agreement, clear funding, are not easily abused, and lower the costs of prescription drugs for Minnesotans who need them," External link

startribune Tuesday, July 30, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “As I said on the last night of special session, we are going to keep working on insulin to make sure we have a solution that fits the problem,” “The proposed ideas need to be hammered out to earn the support of legislators, patients, advocates, doctors, and pharmacists” External link

startribune Thursday, June 13, 2019 5:39:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "As I said on the last night of special session, we are going to keep working on insulin to make sure we have a solution that fits the problem," "The proposed ideas need to be hammered out to earn the support of legislators, patients, advocates, doctors, and pharmacists" External link

startribune Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "If you get outside of the suburbs, everybody is very excited that they don't have more gun restrictions," External link

startribune Monday, June 3, 2019 7:11:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "If you get outside of the suburbs, everybody is very excited that they don't have more gun restrictions," External link

startribune Monday, June 3, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Some things take a little bit of time, because we want to make sure they’re right,” External link

startribune Thursday, May 30, 2019 4:40:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "A new governor, a new speaker of the House and we were able to work together to pass very difficult budgets" External link

minnesota-publicradio Monday, May 27, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “He’s shown he can govern,” External link

startribune Monday, May 27, 2019 5:30:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “There’s so much pressure, lots of emotion, lots of frustration and yet somehow we figured out how to do it. And it’s because we had a good relationship,” External link

startribune Monday, May 27, 2019 5:30:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’d go fishing with him again,” External link

startribune Monday, May 27, 2019 5:30:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We held the line on raising new taxes and kept spending focused on priorities. For the first time in nearly 20 years, Minnesotans are getting a tax cut,” External link

startribune Sunday, May 26, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We held the line on raising new taxes and kept spending focused on priorities. For the first time in nearly 20 years, Minnesotans are getting a tax cut,” External link

startribune Saturday, May 25, 2019 10:45:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “As in any special session, this is where the minority leaders have a little bit more influence, and we’re trying to work through that,” External link

startribune Saturday, May 25, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “As in any special session, this is where the minority leaders have a little bit more influence, and we’re trying to work through that,” External link

startribune Saturday, May 25, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “People really want to finish, but they also want to make sure that everything is done right,” “So let’s wait and see” External link

startribune Saturday, May 25, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “As in any special session, this is where the minority leaders have a little bit more influence, and we’re trying to work through that,” External link

startribune Saturday, May 25, 2019 6:57:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “People really want to finish, but they also want to make sure that everything is done right,” “So let’s wait and see” External link

startribune Saturday, May 25, 2019 6:57:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “As in any special session this is where the minority leaders have a little bit more influence and we’re trying to work through that,” External link

startribune Saturday, May 25, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “People really want to finish, but they also want to make sure that everything is done right,” “So let’s wait and see” External link

startribune Saturday, May 25, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We did not want to do the provider tax continuing it. We agreed to have it 10 percent less than it was," "But we have a lot of other really good provisions in there that people like, whether it's the middle-class tax cut, business property taxes going down, ag property tax relief. There are just a number of things in there that our legislators like" External link

minnesota-publicradio Friday, May 24, 2019 11:25:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "As in any special session this is where the minority leaders have a little bit more influence and we're trying to work through that," External link

startribune Friday, May 24, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "People really want to finish, but they also want to make sure that everything is done right," "So let's wait and see" External link

startribune Friday, May 24, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I promised we would get it done," External link

startribune Thursday, May 23, 2019 6:28:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I promised we would get it done,” External link

startribune Thursday, May 23, 2019 2:33:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Minnesota is finally going to see income taxes go down for the first time in 20 years," External link

patch Monday, May 20, 2019 6:20:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "That's what we have here today. It was a draw and it was good for Minnesota," External link

beaumontenterprise Monday, May 20, 2019 5:17:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We can get to places of compromise that still do not need any tax increases to work," External link

minnesota-publicradio Tuesday, May 14, 2019 11:44:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “There’s not a middle ground on taxes,” External link

startribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 2:10:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka responded : “We’ve looked at some numbers on how we balance the budget,” “And we can get to places of compromise that still do not need any tax increases to work” External link

startribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 2:10:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The gas tax is not going to happen,” External link

startribune Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:41:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "The gas tax is not going to happen," External link

startribune Tuesday, May 7, 2019 4:46:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The gas tax is not going to happen,” External link

startribune Tuesday, May 7, 2019 2:32:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I think the solution going forward is something about sharing some of the things we have in our culture," External link

minnesota-publicradio Friday, May 3, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We're going to get this stuff done," "It's not going to be easy. But the process is working" External link

startribune Friday, May 3, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We're going to get this stuff done," "It's not going to be easy. But the process is working" External link

miamiherald Friday, May 3, 2019 2:04:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I don’t want to waste more time on that. It’s not going to be in our judiciary bills; we have virtually no policy in our judiciary bills,” “We’re just not going to do it. The bills are dead” External link

startribune Tuesday, April 30, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Whether they’re going to replace one name with another, or whether they’re going to have two names side by side or not change them at all, I really believe that should have been a legislative decision from the very beginning,” External link

startribune Tuesday, April 30, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I don't want to waste more time on that. It's not going to be in our judiciary bills; we have virtually no policy in our judiciary bills," "We're just not going to do it. The bills are dead" External link

startribune Tuesday, April 30, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Whether they're going to replace one name with another, or whether they're going to have two names side by side or not change them at all, I really believe that should have been a legislative decision from the very beginning," External link

startribune Tuesday, April 30, 2019 4:58:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I don't want to waste more time on that. It's not going to be in our judiciary bills, we have virtually no policy in our judiciary bills," "We're just not going to do it. The bills are dead" External link

startribune Tuesday, April 30, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “In fact, it’s a historic delay on the obligation of the Legislature to appoint members to the board,” “I am concerned the end of session negotiations will be delayed by future internal fights within the House DFL Caucus” External link

startribune Wednesday, April 17, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "They chose not to, which means they're basically dead — those gun bills are dead," External link

miamiherald Friday, April 5, 2019 12:59:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “It’s a constant tension between how much is enough and how much to live within your means without more taxes,” External link

startribune Thursday, April 4, 2019 3:52:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Now we're coming into the place where we're literally butting heads on two budgets that are pretty far apart," External link

minnesota-publicradio Wednesday, April 3, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We haven't picked that number yet," "That has to fit within the resources we have" External link

startribune Friday, March 29, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’ve always said I’m not supportive of mandates,” External link

startribune Friday, March 29, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “There is more serious discussion on wage theft,” “Both the business and the trade community are trying to find a place in between, which is what I like” External link

startribune Friday, March 29, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "It's never easy, it won't be easy this time, there's going to be a lot of stuff that both sides want that in the end is not going to happen, but what will happen is we'll pass a good balanced budget that Minnesota can be proud of," External link

startribune Friday, March 29, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We haven’t picked that number yet,” “That has to fit within the resources we have” External link

startribune Friday, March 29, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’ve always said I’m not supportive of mandates,” External link

startribune Friday, March 29, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “There is more serious discussion on wage theft,” “Both the business and the trade community are trying to find a place in between, which is what I like” External link

startribune Friday, March 29, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’ve always said I’m not supportive of mandates,” External link

startribune Thursday, March 28, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “There is more serious discussion on wage theft,” “Both the business and the trade community are trying to find a place in between, which is what I like” External link

startribune Thursday, March 28, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka told : “It hasn’t been a priority of ours but what I will say is if the House passes universal background check and red flag laws off the floor, I am committed to giving those bills and other gun bills a hearing in the Senate,” External link

startribune Wednesday, March 27, 2019 4:17:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "If there's a solution that is more of a carrot, it rewards people for doing it like employee participation plans, then there's some openness," "But I don't think another mandate on our businesses across the board is going to be the direction we should go" External link

minnesota-publicradio Monday, March 18, 2019 10:20:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’m concerned we are rewarding people for illegal behavior,” External link

startribune Saturday, March 9, 2019 5:40:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “You have Democrats and Republicans, the governor, the speaker, myself and leaders from both bodies both sides of the aisle are saying we got it done, we got it done on time and it’s something we all can be proud of. This is that first step,” External link

startribune Wednesday, March 6, 2019 8:34:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "You have Democrats and Republicans, the governor, the speaker, myself and leaders from both bodies, both sides of the aisle are saying we got it done, we got it done on time and it's something we all can be proud of. This is that first step," External link

startribune Wednesday, March 6, 2019 1:57:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "You have Democrats and Republicans, the governor, the speaker, myself and leaders from both bodies, both sides of the aisle are saying we got it done, we got it done on time and it's something we all can be proud of. This is that first step," External link

startribune Tuesday, March 5, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “You have Democrats and Republicans, the governor, the speaker, myself and leaders from both bodies, both sides of the aisle are saying we got it done, we got it done on time and it’s something we all can be proud of. This is that first step,” External link

startribune Tuesday, March 5, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “It’s a good sign of things to come that we were working on things and we got them to a place where we could pass them,” External link

startribune Tuesday, March 5, 2019 6:25:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "It's nice we had some good news around here," External link

tri-cityherald Tuesday, March 5, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "That's a good bonding bill for next year," External link

startribune Sunday, March 3, 2019 12:10:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “What we would not do is immediately go out and binge-spend,” External link

startribune Friday, March 1, 2019 6:21:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "What we would not do is immediately go out and binge spend," External link

startribune Friday, March 1, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka wrote : “The Senate is committed to authorizing the full $6.6 million this session, but only after a robust public discussion and vetting regarding the use of these one-time funds,” External link

southernminn Monday, February 25, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka told : "Even though the governor and the House want universal background checks, it ain't gonna happen," External link

startribune Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:28:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "He's going to be disappointed," "Because it's not something we're just going to move to the middle on" External link

minnesota-publicradio Wednesday, February 20, 2019 1:21:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Every budget in divided government is difficult because we come from two very different points of view, and at the very end we have to come together and figure it out," External link

lacrossetribune Wednesday, February 20, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Every budget in divided government is difficult because we come from two very different points of view, and at the very end we have to come together and figure it out," External link

startribune Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Every budget in divided government is difficult because we come from two very different points of view, and at the very end we have to come together and figure it out," External link

miamiherald Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said ( about Tim Walz ) : "We know that we have to address waste and fraud in there, and that will be the big discussion," "Gov. Walz wants to continue, or we would say raise the tax, because it is going away. So, that's where his position is. So, we're exactly opposite on that position" External link

minnesota-publicradio Tuesday, February 19, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I will do everything in my power to stop that,” External link

startribune Friday, February 15, 2019 7:34:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I will do everything in my power to stop that," External link

startribune Friday, February 15, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I will do everything in my power to stop that,” External link

startribune Friday, February 15, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "It was extreme environmentalism that won out," "Not environmentalism, but extreme environmentalism that stops a lot of the business that needs to go forward in Minnesota" External link

minnesota-publicradio Wednesday, February 13, 2019 9:50:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “So it kind of depends on which way we decide, between the two bodies, that we want to go,” “But we know that those original numbers are important for the state to get, and we’re aware of it” External link

startribune Wednesday, February 13, 2019 6:29:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "A press conference tells you that we mean business about this," External link

miamiherald Tuesday, February 12, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka added ( about American Israel ) : "I'm going to support Israel and the Jewish people," "I think somebody needs to when somebody on the other side continues to say something negative" External link

minnesota-publicradio Tuesday, February 12, 2019 12:28:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "It's a combination of quotes she's made over the last year that I just decided I'm going to take a stand and say it's not OK," External link

minnesota-publicradio Monday, February 11, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I do respect the process and the people that care about this issue have thought about it for a long time,” External link

startribune Friday, February 8, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "So far I would say his outreach is genuine," External link

minnesota-publicradio Thursday, February 7, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We’re really putting a lot of pressure on people to stop using your phone while you’re driving at least in your hand,” External link

startribune Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Legalizing recreational marijuana is a controversial issue to say the least and not something I would consider a priority issue," External link

startribune Tuesday, January 29, 2019 6:43:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Legalizing recreational marijuana is a controversial issue, to say the least, and not something I would consider a priority issue," External link

startribune Tuesday, January 29, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I will do everything in my power to stop that,” “You also need to note that I am one vote. That’s why I’ve talked about that it’s nice to have a few Democrats who are with us” External link

startribune Friday, January 25, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We’re open to new ideas as long as they can get bipartisan support,” External link

startribune Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I'm encouraged to see both the House and Senate are ready to hit the ground running. We may not see eye to eye on everything, but both parties have some good ideas, and at the very least, good intentions," External link

startribune Thursday, January 10, 2019 12:21:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’m encouraged to see both the House and Senate are ready to hit the ground running. We may not see eye to eye on everything, but both parties have some good ideas, and at the very least, good intentions,” External link

startribune Wednesday, January 9, 2019 11:30:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "He's going to push for a gas tax, and we're going to oppose that. If he continues to push for MinnesotaCare or government-run health care for everyone, we'll oppose that," "But there's a lot of things that we both agree on. So, in the end we're going to push for some things I'm sure he's not going to agree with either" External link

minnesota-publicradio Tuesday, January 8, 2019 1:39:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka added : "Tax conformity has to get done. The federal government changed the laws, and if we don't adapt to them Minnesota loses out. So, we have to work on that" External link

minnesota-publicradio Tuesday, January 8, 2019 1:39:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We clearly won’t need tax increases to fund Minnesotans’ priorities in 2019, and we should do more to make sure families can keep their hard-earned money,” External link

startribune Sunday, January 6, 2019 1:41:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “You can’t let (state plans) reimburse at a lower rate when other ones can’t,” External link

southernminn Saturday, January 5, 2019 4:46:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Every individual we can help we should try to help,” External link

southernminn Saturday, January 5, 2019 4:46:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We’re saying we need to do something with the opioid abuse problem, then over here we want to legalize recreational marijuana,” “To me, it’s like two different directions” External link

southernminn Saturday, January 5, 2019 4:46:00 AM EAT



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Paul Gazelka said : “There are many things that the governor has emergency powers over that we’re saying that must end, and we need to get back to a place where the House and Senate have equal footing with the executive branch,” External link

southernminn Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The tough part is getting the details and the language, but it does feel like there’s been progress there,” External link

lacrossetribune Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "The tough part is getting the details and the language, but it does feel like there's been progress there," External link

startribune Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka claimed : “The emergency part of the pandemic is over” External link

southernminn Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I think mandating it is a mistake. I think encouraging people to be responsible for their health and the health of others is a good idea," External link

startribune Monday, July 13, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “People are tired of ... being micromanaged,” “It’s a sense of controlling your own destiny” External link

startribune Monday, July 13, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "People are tired of ... being micromanaged," "It's a sense of controlling your own destiny" External link

startribune Monday, July 13, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We are looking into whether or not the board is compelled to investigate every complaint or if they are choosing to investigate Dr. Jensen,” External link

startribune Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:26:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We are looking into whether or not the board is compelled to investigate every complaint or if they are choosing to investigate Dr. Jensen,” External link

startribune Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We are looking into whether or not the board is compelled to investigate every complaint or if they are choosing to investigate Dr. Jensen,” External link

startribune Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We are very disappointed with the drug manufacturers' lawsuit against the Alec Smith Affordable Insulin Act after so much work went into a compromise bill assuring no Minnesotan would have to go without insulin," External link

southernminn Thursday, July 2, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "w e are very disappointed with the drug manufacturers' lawsuit against the Alec Smith Affordable Insulin Act after so much work went into a compromise bill assuring no Minnesotan would have to go without insulin" External link

southernminn Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The city of Minneapolis asked for 400 more police in January and they got a couple handfuls and now they want to defund the police, but yet they want their own protection,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “They don't know where they’re going,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We’re going to get to the bottom of it,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “It doesn’t really matter who the statue was for, we don’t let a mob come in and tear it down,” “It doesn’t really matter who it is or what it is. We need conversations, we have processes about what stays and what goes” External link

southernminn Friday, June 26, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said ( about Tim Walz ) : “behind the scenes arm-twisting from Walz” External link

southernminn Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “If they’re not interested in this,” External link

nytimes Monday, June 22, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’m frustrated this morning because I thought we were actually going to do some things together,” External link

dailyjournal Monday, June 22, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka wrote : “We are not walking away from the table, but we do need to reset the table so we can move forward,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, June 21, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’m frustrated this morning because I thought we were actually going to do some things together,” External link

washtimes Sunday, June 21, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I'm frustrated this morning because I thought we were actually going to do some things together," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, June 21, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I'm frustrated this morning because I thought we were actually going to do some things together,” External link

click2houston Sunday, June 21, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka wrote : “We are not walking away from the table, but we do need to reset the table so we can move forward,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, June 21, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I'm frustrated this morning because I thought we were actually going to do some things together,” External link

seattlepi Saturday, June 20, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I'm frustrated this morning because I thought we were actually going to do some things together," External link

startribune Saturday, June 20, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We're not walking away from Minnesota here, but I think we could all benefit from a breather," External link

startribune Saturday, June 20, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “If they’re not interested in this, I don’t think personally that they will ever be interested in something we can agree to,” External link

startribune Saturday, June 20, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I know that the governor was again involved in trying to defeat things for Minnesota. I know that, and that’s very disappointing,” External link

startribune Saturday, June 20, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We're not walking away from Minnesota here, but I think we could all benefit from a breather," External link

startribune Saturday, June 20, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We’re not walking away from Minnesota here, but I think we could all benefit from a breather,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, June 20, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “If they’re not interested in this,” External link

nytimes Saturday, June 20, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Everywhere along the way, it’s been excuses and finger-pointing at someone else,” External link

southernminn Saturday, June 20, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The speaker and I have a good working relationship,” “I understand that she’s a liberal, and she understands that I’m a conservative and we’re both pragmatic” External link

southernminn Saturday, June 20, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “This direction is as clear as mud, and the inability to make a decision will hamper learning for students in the fall,” External link

washingtonexaminer Saturday, June 20, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The one-man rule over our state has got to end,” External link

washingtonexaminer Saturday, June 20, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “In a short special session, you have to know that you run out of time,” External link

startribune Friday, June 19, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “If they expect that to pass and they load it up with spending issues that’s going to be a real problem,” External link

startribune Friday, June 19, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “In a short special session, you have to know that you run out of time,” External link

startribune Friday, June 19, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Minnesota has the opportunity to lead the way for the whole nation for reconciliation of the races and some of the problems we’re addressing. Let’s begin here”. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP) Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Baxter talks with Senate Minority Leader Susan Kent, DFL-Woodbury on the Senate Floor before the start of a session in St. Paul, Minn. Friday, June 12, 2020. Gazelka said " External link

southernminn Tuesday, June 16, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota has the opportunity to lead the way for the whole nation for reconciliation of the races and some of the problems we’re addressing,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, June 13, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I really want the many police officers throughout the state to know that we appreciate the effort that you do day in and day out,” “There always must be a few bad apples that must be plucked out, and that’s what we’re trying to do here” External link

startribune Saturday, June 13, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota has the opportunity to lead the way for the whole nation for reconciliation of the races and some of the problems we’re addressing,” External link

startribune Saturday, June 13, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

dailyjournal Thursday, June 11, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

siouxcityjournal Thursday, June 11, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

gazette Thursday, June 11, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

click2houston Thursday, June 11, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

therepublic Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

news4jax Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation," External link

southernminn Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Minnesota needs to lead the nation in race reconciliation,” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Last night there was finally a plan, and it was executed very well by everyone involved," External link

startribune Monday, June 1, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka added : “Going forward, I will work with other local and state leaders to see this pattern never repeat itself,” External link

startribune Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “This is a failure of leadership at the governor’s level,” “He is the commander-in-chief. He controls the National Guard. He needs to lead” External link

startribune Saturday, May 30, 2020 9:41:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said ( about Minneapolis Police ) : "It was obvious that the Minneapolis mayor was in over his head. And I think that's where the governor needed to respond with emergency powers and commander-in-chief over our National Guard — the National Guard was simply waiting for a plan of action," External link

startribune Saturday, May 30, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Throughout history, the church has gathered in times of distress, anxiety, war, and pandemic. I see no reason why churches are any more dangerous a place for coronavirus transmission than Walmart or a mall,” External link

washingtonexaminer Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We have to allow people to get back to their lives,” “The governor should be doing more to keep vulnerable populations and the elderly safe with restrictions and testing. But if you can get a haircut, shop at a mall, or eat at a restaurant, you should be able to go to church” External link

washingtonexaminer Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “It there’s no bonding bill, there’s likely no tax bill or additional spending,” External link

startribune Monday, May 18, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I truly believe we’re going to be in a very difficult economic position as a state and we have to all be in that together,” External link

startribune Sunday, May 17, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Bonding, along with tax relief, is the best way for us to stimulate our economy,” “I am very aware that today’s borrowing affects tomorrow’s spending. This bill is a responsible, generous, and targeted bill” External link

startribune Saturday, May 16, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We didn’t have all the information when we passed our tax bill, but I do think it’s something we should pay attention to,” “I believe it’s the No. 1 tourist attraction in Minnesota, draws from all over the world, it’s good for Minnesota, and so we just have to figure something out” External link

startribune Friday, May 15, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “They’re trying to cover their short term obligations right now as a result of the governor shutting down basically all the business related to what they do there. There is virtually no money coming in, but they all have all their debt obligations,” “They’re in a hopefully short-term financial problem as a result of what the state did, but they’re not talking about asking for free money” External link

startribune Friday, May 15, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We're moving in the right direction," External link

startribune Thursday, May 14, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka says : "We're moving in the right direction," External link

startribune Thursday, May 14, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’m not asking them not to do anything we’re not willing to do, and with 600,000 or so unemployment claims, we have to know this is a serious place we’re in,” External link

startribune Thursday, May 7, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I'm not asking them not to do anything we're not willing to do, and with 600,000 or so unemployment claims, we have to know this is a serious place we're in," External link

startribune Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’m not asking them not to do anything we’re not willing to do, and with 600,000 or so unemployment claims, we have to know this is a serious place we’re in,” External link

startribune Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The next most responsible move for state government is to renegotiate the second year of state employee contracts so thousands of state workers won’t face layoffs from budget shortfalls in the 2021 budget,” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I don't expect my neighbor to attack me, but if I have to protect my family I want to be able to," External link

startribune Thursday, April 9, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We have to face this thing together,” External link

washingtonexaminer Monday, April 6, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We’re going to do everything we can to help our governor succeed,” External link

startribune Monday, April 6, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I share the governor’s concerns about the safety and well-being of all Minnesotans,” External link

startribune Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I share the governor's concerns about the safety and well-being of all Minnesotans," External link

startribune Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I share the governor's concerns about the safety and well-being of all Minnesotans," External link

startribune Thursday, March 26, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I share the Governor’s concerns about the safety and well-being of all Minnesotans,” External link

startribune Thursday, March 26, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The decisions without consultation at least from the Republicans in the Senate, I think is a big deal,” “He has tremendous powers that he has invoked, and I want to make sure they’re focused on COVID-19” External link

southernminn Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I share the Governor’s concerns about the safety and well-being of all Minnesotans,” External link

southernminn Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka told : “The decisions without consultation, at least, with the Republicans in the Senate, I think is a big deal. He has tremendous powers he has invoked and I want to make sure they are focused on COVID-19,” External link

startribune Saturday, March 21, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka told : “The decisions without consultation, at least, with the Republicans in the Senate, I think is a big deal. He has tremendous powers he has invoked and I want to make sure they are focused on COVID-19,” External link

startribune Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “While we understand the necessity of Governor Walz to lead in this time of crisis, that leadership should not be unilateral and unchecked,” External link

startribune Friday, March 20, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said ( about Tim Walz ) : “While we understand the necessity of Governor Walz to lead in this time of crisis, that leadership should not be unilateral and unchecked,” External link

startribune Friday, March 20, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "It was spoken very positively that they'll get it done today," External link

startribune Monday, March 16, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "It was spoken very positively that they'll get it done today," External link

startribune Monday, March 16, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "More and more seniors are leaving Minnesota, and that is one of the factors that they look at," External link

startribune Sunday, March 15, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “What we all don’t know is what we don’t know. It’s the unknown,” “We’re open to moving some of those bills earlier if we can, and that is where we’ll have to work together” External link

startribune Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “What we all don’t know is what we don’t know, it’s the unknown,” “We’re open to moving some of those bills earlier if we can, and that is where we’ll have to work together” External link

startribune Saturday, March 14, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Our key priorities are exempting Social Security income. And if that's not something the governor wants to do, then why do we want to have a bigger bonding bill than what we normally do?" External link

startribune Friday, March 13, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “You have a huge organization, the federal government, and that’s different from small business,” External link

startribune Friday, March 6, 2020 9:48:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "You have a huge organization, the federal government, and that's different from small business," External link

startribune Friday, March 6, 2020 5:32:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I think there’s serious commitment from both sides to see it done,” External link

southernminn Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The fact that we are in the majority, and I think perceived as doing a pretty good job, I feel good about our chances,” “And we’ll all find out together,” External link

startribune Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “That should tell you that we are trying to get it done, and I hope that the House has the same desire, because we have put the person that has the most passion about insulin ... as the point person on that,” External link

startribune Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The fact that we are in the majority, and I think perceived as doing a pretty good job, I feel good about our chances,” “And we’ll all find out together,” External link

startribune Tuesday, February 18, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “That should tell you that we are trying to get it done, and I hope that the House has the same desire, because we have put the person that has the most passion about insulin ... as the point person on that,” External link

startribune Tuesday, February 18, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "The fact that we are in the majority, and I think perceived as doing a pretty good job, I feel good about our chances," "And we'll all find out together," External link

startribune Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "That should tell you that we are trying to get it done, and I hope that the House has the same desire, because we have put the person that has the most passion about insulin ... as the point person on that," External link

startribune Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I remain very confident we will not only maintain but grow our majority in the Minnesota Senate,” External link

startribune Saturday, February 15, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I remain very confident we will not only maintain but grow our majority in the Minnesota Senate," External link

startribune Friday, February 14, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I think we can find some common ground, but if we focus on far right or far left, none of that's going to happen," External link

startribune Monday, February 10, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I think they are frustrated seeing their senator removed from power," External link

startribune Thursday, February 6, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "My plan is that we're going to work together in the Senate," "Senator Bakk and I, we worked really well in the Senate, and there's no reason that Senator Kent and I cannot do the same" External link

startribune Thursday, February 6, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We are going to push hard this year to say, if you're voting you have to have an ID to vote," External link

startribune Tuesday, January 28, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We are going to push hard this year to say, if you're voting you have to have an ID to vote," External link

startribune Tuesday, January 28, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We are going to push hard this year to say, if you're voting you have to have an ID to vote," External link

startribune Monday, January 27, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka recalled : "I listened to one speaker and he was talking about a lady that was lesbian. And he said, 'Before you judge her, let me just tell you her back story.' He was a counselor," External link

startribune Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "A lot of my job frankly is stopping the onslaught of the left from continually moving us in a way that we know is contrary to the Bible," External link

startribune Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka recalled : “I listened to one speaker and he was talking about a lady that was lesbian. And he said, ‘Before you judge her, let me just tell you her back story.’ He was a counselor,” External link

startribune Sunday, January 19, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “A lot of my job frankly is stopping the onslaught of the left from continually moving us in a way that we know is contrary to the Bible,” External link

startribune Sunday, January 19, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka recalled : "I listened to one speaker and he was talking about a lady that was lesbian. And he said, 'Before you judge her, let me just tell you her back story.' He was a counselor," External link

startribune Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "A lot of my job frankly is stopping the onslaught of the left from continually moving us in a way that we know is contrary to the Bible," External link

startribune Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We are committed to working with the governor and the [House] speaker to … actually pass a bonding bill," "We want it to focus on wastewater infrastructure, we want it to focus on all of our higher ed buildings, we want it to focus on roads and bridges" External link

startribune Tuesday, January 14, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We are committed to working with the governor and the [House] speaker to ... actually pass a bonding bill," "We want it to focus on wastewater infrastructure, we want it to focus on all of our higher ed buildings, we want it to focus on roads and bridges" External link

startribune Tuesday, January 14, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The closer it is to that number, the more support I have for it,” External link

startribune Monday, January 13, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We should carefully consider that today’s borrowing impacts tomorrow’s spending,” “Surpluses come and go, but obligations remain the same; like a household budget, we don’t just borrow money because we can or because we can get a good deal” External link

startribune Friday, January 10, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We should carefully consider that today’s borrowing impacts tomorrow’s spending,” “Surpluses come and go, but obligations remain the same; like a household budget, we don’t just borrow money because we can or because we can get a good deal” External link

startribune Friday, January 10, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We should carefully consider that today's borrowing impacts tomorrow's spending," "Surpluses come and go, but obligations remain the same; like a household budget, we don't just borrow money because we can or because we can get a good deal" External link

startribune Friday, January 10, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "It's time to give the rest back," External link

startribune Friday, December 6, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka wrote : "I propose requiring a bipartisan solution after 30 days. You are correct that time is of the essence — lives are on the line, and there is no reason we should delay any longer," External link

startribune Tuesday, October 22, 2019 2:22:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said ( about Donald Trump ) : “A lot of people could relate to the fact that she has said some things about different people that they find offensive. And I think that’s where [Trump is] different, in that he’s not afraid to when, you know, somebody swings, he swings back,” External link

startribune Tuesday, October 15, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We have been a nation that works with refugees and legal immigration and that process will continue,” “And we want to encourage people that want to be a part of Minnesota, a part of America, and want to assimilate into our culture. Any group that wants to do that, we want to welcome, we want them to be here. It’s when they don’t, they don’t appreciate the culture, they don’t appreciate being here, that it becomes more frustrating for the people of Minnesota” External link

startribune Tuesday, October 15, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said ( about Donald Trump ) : "A lot of people could relate to the fact that she has said some things about different people that they find offensive. And I think that's where [Trump is] different, in that he's not afraid to when, you know, somebody swings, he swings back," External link

startribune Sunday, October 13, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We have been a nation that works with refugees and legal immigration and that process will continue," "And we want to encourage people that want to be a part of Minnesota, a part of America, and want to assimilate into our culture. Any group that wants to do that, we want to welcome, we want them to be here. It's when they don't, they don't appreciate the culture, they don't appreciate being here, that it becomes more frustrating for the people of Minnesota" External link

startribune Sunday, October 13, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “What are the things he’s doing, and do you like that?” External link

startribune Sunday, October 13, 2019 12:29:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "That has been a contentious issue in Minnesota, but how we navigate through it will be ours to solve," External link

wsoctv Friday, October 11, 2019 10:35:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "That has been a contentious issue in Minnesota, but how we navigate through it will be ours to solve," External link

brownsvilleherald Friday, October 11, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "That has been a contentious issue in Minnesota, but how we navigate through it will be ours to solve," External link

siouxcityjournal Friday, October 11, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "That has been a contentious issue in Minnesota, but how we navigate through it will be ours to solve," External link

eagletribune Friday, October 11, 2019 9:50:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "That has been a contentious issue in Minnesota, but how we navigate through it will be ours to solve," External link

seattlepi Friday, October 11, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “If that is an overall feeling, at games or concerts or anything like that, that’s a problem,” “I want to start the dialogue” External link

startribune Monday, October 7, 2019 4:39:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "If that is an overall feeling, at games or concerts or anything like that, that's a problem," "I want to start the dialogue" External link

startribune Monday, October 7, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We're discouraging kids from smoking. We're trying to fight the opioid epidemic. And then, at the same time, we want to legalize pot? To me that just doesn't make sense," External link

lacrossetribune Friday, August 30, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “That’s why I’m saying, instead of being political on this, why don’t we actually make sure we look at all the consequences of doing it and be very, very careful,” External link

startribune Friday, August 30, 2019 5:09:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “That’s why I’m saying, instead of being political on this, why don’t we actually make sure we look at all the consequences of doing it and be very, very careful,” External link

startribune Friday, August 30, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I feel like we’re in the right place with trying to work where we can together to deal with waste, fraud and abuse, and also asserting the fact that the legislative branch is an equal but separate branch of government and has the same responsibilities to provide oversight,” External link

startribune Wednesday, July 31, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I feel like we're in the right place with trying to work where we can together to deal with waste, fraud and abuse, and also asserting the fact that the legislative branch is an equal but separate branch of government and has the same responsibilities to provide oversight," External link

startribune Wednesday, July 31, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I don’t think it’s wise to add emergency work to an agency with a temporary commissioner, a history of program fraud and failure, and a reportedly hostile work culture. We’ll continue to work on solutions that have actual agreement, clear funding, are not easily abused, and lower the costs of prescription drugs for Minnesotans who need them,” External link

startribune Tuesday, July 30, 2019 6:57:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I don't think it's wise to add emergency work to an agency with a temporary commissioner, a history of program fraud and failure, and a reportedly hostile work culture. We'll continue to work on solutions that have actual agreement, clear funding, are not easily abused, and lower the costs of prescription drugs for Minnesotans who need them," External link

startribune Tuesday, July 30, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “As I said on the last night of special session, we are going to keep working on insulin to make sure we have a solution that fits the problem,” “The proposed ideas need to be hammered out to earn the support of legislators, patients, advocates, doctors, and pharmacists” External link

startribune Thursday, June 13, 2019 5:39:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "As I said on the last night of special session, we are going to keep working on insulin to make sure we have a solution that fits the problem," "The proposed ideas need to be hammered out to earn the support of legislators, patients, advocates, doctors, and pharmacists" External link

startribune Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "If you get outside of the suburbs, everybody is very excited that they don't have more gun restrictions," External link

startribune Monday, June 3, 2019 7:11:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "If you get outside of the suburbs, everybody is very excited that they don't have more gun restrictions," External link

startribune Monday, June 3, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Some things take a little bit of time, because we want to make sure they’re right,” External link

startribune Thursday, May 30, 2019 4:40:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "A new governor, a new speaker of the House and we were able to work together to pass very difficult budgets" External link

minnesota-publicradio Monday, May 27, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “He’s shown he can govern,” External link

startribune Monday, May 27, 2019 5:30:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “There’s so much pressure, lots of emotion, lots of frustration and yet somehow we figured out how to do it. And it’s because we had a good relationship,” External link

startribune Monday, May 27, 2019 5:30:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’d go fishing with him again,” External link

startribune Monday, May 27, 2019 5:30:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We held the line on raising new taxes and kept spending focused on priorities. For the first time in nearly 20 years, Minnesotans are getting a tax cut,” External link

startribune Sunday, May 26, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We held the line on raising new taxes and kept spending focused on priorities. For the first time in nearly 20 years, Minnesotans are getting a tax cut,” External link

startribune Saturday, May 25, 2019 10:45:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “As in any special session, this is where the minority leaders have a little bit more influence, and we’re trying to work through that,” External link

startribune Saturday, May 25, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “As in any special session, this is where the minority leaders have a little bit more influence, and we’re trying to work through that,” External link

startribune Saturday, May 25, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “People really want to finish, but they also want to make sure that everything is done right,” “So let’s wait and see” External link

startribune Saturday, May 25, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “As in any special session, this is where the minority leaders have a little bit more influence, and we’re trying to work through that,” External link

startribune Saturday, May 25, 2019 6:57:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “People really want to finish, but they also want to make sure that everything is done right,” “So let’s wait and see” External link

startribune Saturday, May 25, 2019 6:57:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “As in any special session this is where the minority leaders have a little bit more influence and we’re trying to work through that,” External link

startribune Saturday, May 25, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “People really want to finish, but they also want to make sure that everything is done right,” “So let’s wait and see” External link

startribune Saturday, May 25, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We did not want to do the provider tax continuing it. We agreed to have it 10 percent less than it was," "But we have a lot of other really good provisions in there that people like, whether it's the middle-class tax cut, business property taxes going down, ag property tax relief. There are just a number of things in there that our legislators like" External link

minnesota-publicradio Friday, May 24, 2019 11:25:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "As in any special session this is where the minority leaders have a little bit more influence and we're trying to work through that," External link

startribune Friday, May 24, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "People really want to finish, but they also want to make sure that everything is done right," "So let's wait and see" External link

startribune Friday, May 24, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I promised we would get it done," External link

startribune Thursday, May 23, 2019 6:28:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I promised we would get it done,” External link

startribune Thursday, May 23, 2019 2:33:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Minnesota is finally going to see income taxes go down for the first time in 20 years," External link

patch Monday, May 20, 2019 6:20:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "That's what we have here today. It was a draw and it was good for Minnesota," External link

beaumontenterprise Monday, May 20, 2019 5:17:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We can get to places of compromise that still do not need any tax increases to work," External link

minnesota-publicradio Tuesday, May 14, 2019 11:44:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “There’s not a middle ground on taxes,” External link

startribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 2:10:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka responded : “We’ve looked at some numbers on how we balance the budget,” “And we can get to places of compromise that still do not need any tax increases to work” External link

startribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 2:10:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The gas tax is not going to happen,” External link

startribune Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:41:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "The gas tax is not going to happen," External link

startribune Tuesday, May 7, 2019 4:46:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “The gas tax is not going to happen,” External link

startribune Tuesday, May 7, 2019 2:32:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I think the solution going forward is something about sharing some of the things we have in our culture," External link

minnesota-publicradio Friday, May 3, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We're going to get this stuff done," "It's not going to be easy. But the process is working" External link

startribune Friday, May 3, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We're going to get this stuff done," "It's not going to be easy. But the process is working" External link

miamiherald Friday, May 3, 2019 2:04:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I don’t want to waste more time on that. It’s not going to be in our judiciary bills; we have virtually no policy in our judiciary bills,” “We’re just not going to do it. The bills are dead” External link

startribune Tuesday, April 30, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Whether they’re going to replace one name with another, or whether they’re going to have two names side by side or not change them at all, I really believe that should have been a legislative decision from the very beginning,” External link

startribune Tuesday, April 30, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I don't want to waste more time on that. It's not going to be in our judiciary bills; we have virtually no policy in our judiciary bills," "We're just not going to do it. The bills are dead" External link

startribune Tuesday, April 30, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Whether they're going to replace one name with another, or whether they're going to have two names side by side or not change them at all, I really believe that should have been a legislative decision from the very beginning," External link

startribune Tuesday, April 30, 2019 4:58:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I don't want to waste more time on that. It's not going to be in our judiciary bills, we have virtually no policy in our judiciary bills," "We're just not going to do it. The bills are dead" External link

startribune Tuesday, April 30, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “In fact, it’s a historic delay on the obligation of the Legislature to appoint members to the board,” “I am concerned the end of session negotiations will be delayed by future internal fights within the House DFL Caucus” External link

startribune Wednesday, April 17, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "They chose not to, which means they're basically dead — those gun bills are dead," External link

miamiherald Friday, April 5, 2019 12:59:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “It’s a constant tension between how much is enough and how much to live within your means without more taxes,” External link

startribune Thursday, April 4, 2019 3:52:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Now we're coming into the place where we're literally butting heads on two budgets that are pretty far apart," External link

minnesota-publicradio Wednesday, April 3, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "We haven't picked that number yet," "That has to fit within the resources we have" External link

startribune Friday, March 29, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’ve always said I’m not supportive of mandates,” External link

startribune Friday, March 29, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “There is more serious discussion on wage theft,” “Both the business and the trade community are trying to find a place in between, which is what I like” External link

startribune Friday, March 29, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "It's never easy, it won't be easy this time, there's going to be a lot of stuff that both sides want that in the end is not going to happen, but what will happen is we'll pass a good balanced budget that Minnesota can be proud of," External link

startribune Friday, March 29, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We haven’t picked that number yet,” “That has to fit within the resources we have” External link

startribune Friday, March 29, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’ve always said I’m not supportive of mandates,” External link

startribune Friday, March 29, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “There is more serious discussion on wage theft,” “Both the business and the trade community are trying to find a place in between, which is what I like” External link

startribune Friday, March 29, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’ve always said I’m not supportive of mandates,” External link

startribune Thursday, March 28, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “There is more serious discussion on wage theft,” “Both the business and the trade community are trying to find a place in between, which is what I like” External link

startribune Thursday, March 28, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka told : “It hasn’t been a priority of ours but what I will say is if the House passes universal background check and red flag laws off the floor, I am committed to giving those bills and other gun bills a hearing in the Senate,” External link

startribune Wednesday, March 27, 2019 4:17:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "If there's a solution that is more of a carrot, it rewards people for doing it like employee participation plans, then there's some openness," "But I don't think another mandate on our businesses across the board is going to be the direction we should go" External link

minnesota-publicradio Monday, March 18, 2019 10:20:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’m concerned we are rewarding people for illegal behavior,” External link

startribune Saturday, March 9, 2019 5:40:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “You have Democrats and Republicans, the governor, the speaker, myself and leaders from both bodies both sides of the aisle are saying we got it done, we got it done on time and it’s something we all can be proud of. This is that first step,” External link

startribune Wednesday, March 6, 2019 8:34:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "You have Democrats and Republicans, the governor, the speaker, myself and leaders from both bodies, both sides of the aisle are saying we got it done, we got it done on time and it's something we all can be proud of. This is that first step," External link

startribune Wednesday, March 6, 2019 1:57:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "You have Democrats and Republicans, the governor, the speaker, myself and leaders from both bodies, both sides of the aisle are saying we got it done, we got it done on time and it's something we all can be proud of. This is that first step," External link

startribune Tuesday, March 5, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “You have Democrats and Republicans, the governor, the speaker, myself and leaders from both bodies, both sides of the aisle are saying we got it done, we got it done on time and it’s something we all can be proud of. This is that first step,” External link

startribune Tuesday, March 5, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “It’s a good sign of things to come that we were working on things and we got them to a place where we could pass them,” External link

startribune Tuesday, March 5, 2019 6:25:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "It's nice we had some good news around here," External link

tri-cityherald Tuesday, March 5, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "That's a good bonding bill for next year," External link

startribune Sunday, March 3, 2019 12:10:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “What we would not do is immediately go out and binge-spend,” External link

startribune Friday, March 1, 2019 6:21:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "What we would not do is immediately go out and binge spend," External link

startribune Friday, March 1, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka wrote : “The Senate is committed to authorizing the full $6.6 million this session, but only after a robust public discussion and vetting regarding the use of these one-time funds,” External link

southernminn Monday, February 25, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka told : "Even though the governor and the House want universal background checks, it ain't gonna happen," External link

startribune Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:28:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "He's going to be disappointed," "Because it's not something we're just going to move to the middle on" External link

minnesota-publicradio Wednesday, February 20, 2019 1:21:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Every budget in divided government is difficult because we come from two very different points of view, and at the very end we have to come together and figure it out," External link

lacrossetribune Wednesday, February 20, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Every budget in divided government is difficult because we come from two very different points of view, and at the very end we have to come together and figure it out," External link

startribune Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Every budget in divided government is difficult because we come from two very different points of view, and at the very end we have to come together and figure it out," External link

miamiherald Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said ( about Tim Walz ) : "We know that we have to address waste and fraud in there, and that will be the big discussion," "Gov. Walz wants to continue, or we would say raise the tax, because it is going away. So, that's where his position is. So, we're exactly opposite on that position" External link

minnesota-publicradio Tuesday, February 19, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I will do everything in my power to stop that,” External link

startribune Friday, February 15, 2019 7:34:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I will do everything in my power to stop that," External link

startribune Friday, February 15, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I will do everything in my power to stop that,” External link

startribune Friday, February 15, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "It was extreme environmentalism that won out," "Not environmentalism, but extreme environmentalism that stops a lot of the business that needs to go forward in Minnesota" External link

minnesota-publicradio Wednesday, February 13, 2019 9:50:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “So it kind of depends on which way we decide, between the two bodies, that we want to go,” “But we know that those original numbers are important for the state to get, and we’re aware of it” External link

startribune Wednesday, February 13, 2019 6:29:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "A press conference tells you that we mean business about this," External link

miamiherald Tuesday, February 12, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka added ( about American Israel ) : "I'm going to support Israel and the Jewish people," "I think somebody needs to when somebody on the other side continues to say something negative" External link

minnesota-publicradio Tuesday, February 12, 2019 12:28:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "It's a combination of quotes she's made over the last year that I just decided I'm going to take a stand and say it's not OK," External link

minnesota-publicradio Monday, February 11, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I do respect the process and the people that care about this issue have thought about it for a long time,” External link

startribune Friday, February 8, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "So far I would say his outreach is genuine," External link

minnesota-publicradio Thursday, February 7, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We’re really putting a lot of pressure on people to stop using your phone while you’re driving at least in your hand,” External link

startribune Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Legalizing recreational marijuana is a controversial issue to say the least and not something I would consider a priority issue," External link

startribune Tuesday, January 29, 2019 6:43:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "Legalizing recreational marijuana is a controversial issue, to say the least, and not something I would consider a priority issue," External link

startribune Tuesday, January 29, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I will do everything in my power to stop that,” “You also need to note that I am one vote. That’s why I’ve talked about that it’s nice to have a few Democrats who are with us” External link

startribune Friday, January 25, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We’re open to new ideas as long as they can get bipartisan support,” External link

startribune Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "I'm encouraged to see both the House and Senate are ready to hit the ground running. We may not see eye to eye on everything, but both parties have some good ideas, and at the very least, good intentions," External link

startribune Thursday, January 10, 2019 12:21:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “I’m encouraged to see both the House and Senate are ready to hit the ground running. We may not see eye to eye on everything, but both parties have some good ideas, and at the very least, good intentions,” External link

startribune Wednesday, January 9, 2019 11:30:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : "He's going to push for a gas tax, and we're going to oppose that. If he continues to push for MinnesotaCare or government-run health care for everyone, we'll oppose that," "But there's a lot of things that we both agree on. So, in the end we're going to push for some things I'm sure he's not going to agree with either" External link

minnesota-publicradio Tuesday, January 8, 2019 1:39:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka added : "Tax conformity has to get done. The federal government changed the laws, and if we don't adapt to them Minnesota loses out. So, we have to work on that" External link

minnesota-publicradio Tuesday, January 8, 2019 1:39:00 PM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We clearly won’t need tax increases to fund Minnesotans’ priorities in 2019, and we should do more to make sure families can keep their hard-earned money,” External link

startribune Sunday, January 6, 2019 1:41:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “You can’t let (state plans) reimburse at a lower rate when other ones can’t,” External link

southernminn Saturday, January 5, 2019 4:46:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “Every individual we can help we should try to help,” External link

southernminn Saturday, January 5, 2019 4:46:00 AM EAT

Paul Gazelka said : “We’re saying we need to do something with the opioid abuse problem, then over here we want to legalize recreational marijuana,” “To me, it’s like two different directions” External link

southernminn Saturday, January 5, 2019 4:46:00 AM EAT



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