CAPITOL CHATTER Loud demonstrations join budget debate in Minnesota Capitol
By Don Davis
Heather Falk fanned herself Saturday in the hot, muggy Minnesota Capitol building as legislators gradually worked toward finishing the state budget and adjourning for the year.
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STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE I sure wasn't awake, but I'm glad someone was
I was long asleep, dreaming happy dreams.
I wasn't awake.
But others were.
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STAFF BLOG TALES FROM THE CHIEF Into the fray
As the Minnesota budget stalemate continues, it’s easy to imagine legislators being just plain frustrated by what’s taking place around them. Chances are the Democratic or Republican lawma... Posted on 5/14/10 at 5:23 PM
There’s a little more to the story told by District 22 Sen. Bill Weber as to why Worthington’s Biotechnology Advancement Center may not receive $313,947.17 in state funding during this legislative session.
Following a nearly nine-hour debate on the Minnesota House floor, the Minnesota House Democratic majority approved a nearly $2.7 billion tax increase proposal that will financially impact every Minnesotan.
District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake
, May 08, 2013
ST. PAUL — A bill to fund local road and bridge work, flood prevention measures, civic centers and other projects throughout the state appears stalled in the Minnesota Legislature as time runs down on the session.
With just three weeks before the scheduled adjournment of the 2013 legislative session, the intent of the DFL lawmakers actions are clear. They are doing everything imaginable in their power to drive entrepreneurs and job creators out of Minnesota.
Phil Krinkie, Taxpayers League of Minnesota
, May 03, 2013
Before the legislative session began, Republican lawmakers said agriculture funding would be overshadowed by other issues when it was joined with environment and natural resources for finance talks, and they were not happy with the result.
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