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March 2, 2010
Letter: Counties offer ideas for change
To the Editor: Kudos to the Minnesota Association of Counties for offering ideas on government redesign and reform. Everyone talks about it, but they actually have the courage to put forward some ideas. There are some ideas on the list that Minnesota businesses will oppose --...
March 2, 2010 - 1:55pm
February 28, 2010
Column: We don't need growing mountain of debt
Last week the Minnesota House passed a bonding bill totaling more than $1 billion. When you add debt service to the tab, the total is closer to $1.7 billion. House leadership made it perfectly clear that passing a bonding bill is their top priority for the session. I feel they...
February 28, 2010 - 12:17am
February 4, 2010
Editorial: Make public schools whole
We'd like to believe few parents have dipped into their children's college fund during this recession. That's probably naïve, given the state will borrow from our children's public education fund this spring to the tune of $423 million. As we reported last week, state government...
February 4, 2010 - 12:49am
December 31, 2009
Column: Significant progress made in traffic safety
As we enter the New Year, I'm sure everyone has accomplishments and milestones they've achieved for which they are proud. As Minnesotans, we should be collectively pleased with the progress that our state has made in reducing our number of traffic fatalities.
December 31, 2009 - 2:20pm
July 29, 2009
GOP launches Peterson attack
ST. PAUL -- Western Minnesota's 2010 congressional race is under way, even without candidates. The state Republican Party launches a radio...
July 29, 2009 - 11:31pm
July 4, 2009
Democrats will continue to discuss unallotment
ST. PAUL - "Unallotment" is a strange word to most Minnesotans, although those who get state money know it well. In the coming months, Democrats...
July 4, 2009 - 10:36am
June 25, 2009
Republicans pick Zellers as leader
ST. PAUL -- A 39-year-old North Dakota native is the new Minnesota House Republican leader. Fellow House Republicans gave Rep. Kurt...
June 25, 2009 - 12:00am
June 22, 2009
Two seek House GOP leader job
ST. PAUL -- A rural southern Minnesotan and a Twin Cities suburban lawmaker who grew up in rural North Dakota are the main contenders to become Minnesota House Republican leader. Republicans meet tonight in St. Paul to elect a leader, with just 47 of the House's 134 members in their...
June 22, 2009 - 10:37pm
June 13, 2009
Politicians take to Twitter The Twitter short-message electronic networking system is becoming popular among politicians, many of whom now send tweets. A recent message from House Majority Leader Tony Sertich, DFL-Chisholm, tweaked politicians who visit Iowa to get presidential...
June 13, 2009 - 12:00am
June 11, 2009
State court orders Coleman to pay $95,000 to Franken
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Republican Norm Coleman owes Democrat Al Franken almost $95,000 stemming from his Minnesota Senate election lawsuit, with the amount subject to interest. A Ramsey County court administrator officially entered the judgment on Wednesday. It's a holdover from...
June 11, 2009 - 12:00am
June 1, 2009
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Pawlenty called 'rogue governor'
Pawlenty called 'rogue governor' A column penned by the assistant Minnesota Senate majority leader may signal how Democrats will react to Gov. Tim Pawlenty's unilateral cutting of state budgets. Sen. Tarryl Clark, DFL-St. Cloud, wrote that the Republican governor is improperly...
June 1, 2009 - 7:31am
May 26, 2009
Arts looks forward to more money
ST. PAUL -- State and local arts initiatives will soon get a big funding boost. Art, history and cultural initiatives expect to receive $93 million over the next two years as a result of a constitutional amendment passed last November that increased the statewide sales tax for outdoors...
May 26, 2009 - 10:27am
May 21, 2009
Pawlenty to cities: How much should I cut?
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty said small cities will be protected when he cuts spending to balance the state budget, but he wants other cities and counties to say how much state aid they can live without. Minnesota's smallest counties and cities may not see a loss in state aid when...
May 21, 2009 - 8:14pm
May 20, 2009
What Minnesota legislators did accomplish
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers ended their work for the year Monday. Some bills were signed into law, others await action by Gov. Tim Pawlenty...
May 20, 2009 - 10:09pm
Red Wing officials react to session's end
The big questions were left unanswered when state lawmakers wrapped their legislative session Monday - at least in the eyes of Red Wing city officials. They want to know how much of the $2.7 million in state aid Red Wing was set to receive for this year will be cut. "We're no...
May 20, 2009 - 9:00am