In his letter published in the May 12 edition of the Daily Globe, Rep. Rod Hamilton offered no solutions to the state’s budget crisis, and didn’t even pretend to answer the questions raised in Mr. Larson’s letter.
Hamilton: Too many questions on DFL budget bill
ST. PAUL — Rod Hamilton says his decision last year to help override Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s veto of a tax-raising transportation bill showed his willingness to take a tough vote.
Pawlenty veto virtually certain; attempt at override a possibility
ST. PAUL — Democrats were poised to finalize a $1 billion tax increase Friday night, an alternative to larger hikes the House and Senate already approved.
On a party-line vote, the Minnesota House of Representatives has approved a finance proposal that reduces funding for agriculture, veterans, and military needs across the state. All House Republicans opposed the measure because it does not fairly fund veterans, military affairs and farm programs.
Dist. 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake
, April 28, 2009
The Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce should be commended for arranging Saturday’s legislative breakfast, which brought all three of our region’s St. Paul representatives together to meet interested constitutents.
Local state legislators gather for Q&A session at Worthington Country Club
WORTHINGTON — The central message from Saturday’s Legislative Breakfast seemed to be that everyone needs to work together to get through the economic crisis.
WORTHINGTON — At least 60 people overflowed the council chambers at Worthington City Hall Friday during a legislative town hall meeting, filling the approximately 30 chairs, standing in the back of the room and cramming themselves into the stairwell near the door.
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