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December 26, 2016
Don't bet on big 2017 Minnesota bonding bill
ST. PAUL -- Billions of dollars in state public works construction projects are on hold, and no one knows if the Minnesota Legislature will make money available for them in 2017.The 2016 Minnesota Legislature failed to fund projects like safer rail crossings, adding to and renovating...
December 26, 2016 - 9:31pm
December 13, 2016
Calendar provides its own, firm special session deadline
ST. PAUL – A rigid calendar deadline that not even top Minnesota officials can change affects citizens statewide, but especially in greater Minnesota.The reality that the 2017 state Legislature begins in three weeks and it is nearly impossible to negotiate major legislation during...
December 13, 2016 - 9:06pm
December 8, 2016
As others see it: Tax, bonding, health care need special session
As the GOP's legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton discuss a December special session, the debate seems to center around whether a special session will provide a political advantage to one party or the other or whether legislators and the governor should do their job and complete...
December 8, 2016 - 10:54pm
October 26, 2016
County considers up to $17 million in bonding
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners are considering two separate bonding proposals that could add up to $17 million in funds targeted toward road and bridge projects and capital improvement projects. During a work session Wednesday morning, Nobles County Administrator Tom...
October 26, 2016 - 9:44pm
August 23, 2016
County budget talks lead to bonding discussion
WORTHINGTON -- Following their regularly scheduled board meeting Tuesday morning, Nobles County commissioners met for an hour-long work session to discuss the 2017 budget, including appropriations, capital improvement projects and employee insurance. Nobles County Administrator Tom...
August 23, 2016 - 9:21pm
August 8, 2016
City’s bond request dips to $3.15 million for projects; Acting Living Plan priorities presented
WORTHINGTON -- Bids were opened Monday on the issuance and sale of general obligation funds for the city of Worthington to finance sewer and water extensions in the Bioscience Park. Initially, the city had planned to seek $3,475,000 in bonds for the projects, but favorable bidding...
August 8, 2016 - 10:00pm
August 3, 2016
Ag lawmakers want special session, but not all optimistic
MORGAN, Minn. -- A special Minnesota legislative session is important for agriculture, farm country lawmakers say, but many are pessimistic one will happen. Their main concern is the future of a provision in a vetoed tax bill that would reduce property taxes on farmland that now goes...
August 3, 2016 - 9:06pm
July 15, 2016
Governor, leaders say they are near special session deal
ST. PAUL -- A special Minnesota legislative session to approve tax cuts, transportation projects and public works construction could happen in a month, but the governor and key legislators are not quite ready to promise that. After meeting two hours in private, Democratic Gov. Mark...
July 15, 2016 - 9:24pm
June 13, 2016
Time to separate wants from needs: Bonding counsel offers financing options for county projects
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Commissioners have a better idea of when and how much they can bond for capital improvement plan projects after meeting with bond counsel George Eilertson and Chris Eng, of Northland Securities, in a special work session Monday. The county has a long...
June 13, 2016 - 10:14pm
June 7, 2016
Dayton: We can't agree on anything
Dayton: 'We can't agree on anything' By Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday morning expressed hope that he would be able to call a special legislative session to finish work Minnesota lawmakers failed to accomplish as their regular session ended...
June 7, 2016 - 11:47am
June 6, 2016
Future looks dim for tax cuts
ST. PAUL — Legislation that could give tax breaks to a majority of Minnesotans appeared to be on a slow-motion slide to its death Monday, perhaps...
June 6, 2016 - 9:15pm
May 31, 2016
Bonding backer nervous about Dayton special session decision
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota state representative responsible for drawing up legislation funding public works projects statewide said he is "nervous"...
May 31, 2016 - 4:49pm
May 27, 2016
Here's the plan: District 518 releases site map for new property
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Independent School District 518 officials have released a site plan for the 157-acre property purchased by the district...
May 27, 2016 - 10:09pm
May 25, 2016
Editorial: Order, please, in St. Paul
Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain had a front-row seat to the end of the Minnesota Legislature’s session late Sunday. As Hain explained in Tuesday’s Daily Globe, a day of waiting around ultimately resulted in no bonding bill being passed — and, therefore,...
May 25, 2016 - 11:12am
May 24, 2016
Mixed results: Losers complain as legislative session’s failures examined
ST. PAUL — Perhaps library lobbyist Elaine Keefe put it best: “The 2016 legislative session has ended with very mixed results.”
May 24, 2016 - 9:02pm