CAPITOL CHATTER Process leads to Dayton outdoors funding vetoes
Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed two provisions of a bill funding outdoors and arts projects, saying a House committee ignored a citizen advisory panel.
The vetoes eliminated $3 million to fight aquatic invas... Posted on 5/23/13 at 11:37 AM
REPRINT 1939: Too Many Great Parade Entries
At the first King Turkey Day parade in 1939, there wasn't a reviewing stand for the parade judges, who thus had little time to judge each entry. Because of that, and also because there were so very ... Posted on 10/19/10 at 12:00 AM
STAFF BLOG TALES FROM THE CHIEF Speaking with Matt Entenza
Matt Entenza has worn Worthington on his sleeve thus far during his campaign to be the DFL's gubernatorial candidate. He's filmed commercials promoting his run for governor in Worthington, and he freq... Posted on 7/8/10 at 11:05 AM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Halloween at the Dayton House
You haven't experienced Halloween until you've visited a Victorian-era, restored home with period furniture and decor, with scary music and sounds in the background, that people have actually died in.... Posted on 11/2/09 at 7:49 AM
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
After a decade of continued cuts to Local Government Aid (LGA) that weakened communities and resulted in higher property taxes, fewer services, eroding infrastructure and laid-off police and firefighters, there is now a real and significant opportunity to reform the LGA program in a way that will bring long-lasting stability and support to communities across the state.
Bruce Ahlgren, Mayor, City of Cloquet, and President, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
, April 25, 2013
Power back in Magnolia; focus now on additional communities
LUVERNE — Gov. Mark Dayton, U.S. senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, and U.S. Rep. Tim Walz will visit Rock and Nobles counties today to assess the damages from this week’s ice storm.
WORTHINGTON — Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar are planning a visit to Nobles and Rock counties on Saturday to survey the damage caused by Tuesday’s ice storm, and the subsequent snowstorm late Wednesday.
$750 million bonding bill creates 21,000 jobs, he says ST. PAUL — Minnesota would borrow money for relatively small projects, such as $775,000 to improve Clara City streets, to a massive one that all Minnesotans would notice, a $109 million Capitol building renovation, under the governor’s public works funding proposal.
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