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May 19, 2014
Column: Ending the dry spell - Lewis & Clark funding secured
By DISTRICT 22 REP. JOE SCHOMACKER, DISTRICT 22B REP. ROD HAMILTON and DISTRICT 22 SEN. BILL WEBER ST. PAUL — After a week of extreme uncertainty, we are pleased to report a success story that few saw coming just one week ago. The Lewis and Clark Rural Water project will soon...
May 19, 2014 - 12:27pm
May 16, 2014
Lewis and Clark funded, but many details left to sort out
WORTHINGTON — It appears there may be a way to fund the remaining portion of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System to its Minnesota members after all. In the final days of the Minnesota Legislature, a plan was set forth to fund the remaining construction. However, with...
May 16, 2014 - 9:44pm
May 15, 2014
New plan for Lewis & Clark water breaks session deadlock
ST. PAUL — Rewriting this year’s remaining major spending bills to fund a water project for dry southwest Minnesota appears to have broken a legislative logjam. Finding a way to pay for the Lewis and Clark water system opens the possibility that the 2014 Legislature could end...
May 15, 2014 - 10:09pm
Medical marijuana compromise brings tears of happiness
ST. PAUL — Angie Weaver shed tears, again. “This means the world to our family,” the Hibbing mother said between tears of joy Thursday,...
May 15, 2014 - 9:43pm
May 9, 2014
‘I’m proud to be a flip-flopper’
ST. PAUL — Rep. Leon Lillie set the stage for a memorable and emotional Minnesota legislative debate. “This stuff is personal,” the North St. Paul Democrat said Friday regarding discussion about allowing medical marijuana use in Minnesota. “This could be us.” Rep. Rod...
May 9, 2014 - 9:19pm
May 6, 2014
Water system a symbol of bonding debate
ST. PAUL — Southwest Minnesota’s long-awaited water project has become the poster child for those who say the legislative public works funding process is flawed. Republicans in the House Ways and Means Committee Tuesday said that the need for water should trump projects like...
May 6, 2014 - 9:46pm
Column: With Lewis & Clark, what's said (and not said) is often politically motivated
WORTHINGTON — My morning began Tuesday with a call from Matt Swenson, press secretary for Gov. Mark Dayton. The reason for his call — he said our editorial about funding for the Lewis & Clark Regional System Water project misrepresented the governor’s position. Swenson...
May 6, 2014 - 9:05pm
May 5, 2014
Lewis & Clark out of House bonding bill
WORTHINGTON — According to District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, the Lewis & Clark Regional Water project may be left out of the Minnesota House of Representative’s bonding bill. Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake, said he was informed Friday by Capital Investment Chair Rep. Alice Hausman...
May 5, 2014 - 8:00pm
April 28, 2014
Letter: Include Lewis and Clark project in bonding plan
By District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake One of the final pieces needed to complete the 2014 legislative session puzzle is the approval of a capital investment proposal, or bonding bill. This legislation allows Minnesota to borrow money in order to fund statewide construction...
April 28, 2014 - 4:57pm
April 18, 2014
State lawmakers hear from constituents at Legislative Breakfast event
WORTHINGTON — Southwest Minnesota’s three state legislators heard citizens’ questions and comments Friday morning during a legislative...
April 18, 2014 - 10:03pm
April 16, 2014
Rep. Hamilton hears from constituents
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Legislature may be on its Easter break this week, but it has been far from a break from District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton (R-Mountain Lake) as he made his second visit to Worthington in two days Tuesday for a listening session on health care for the aging. Hamilton,...
April 16, 2014 - 8:43pm
April 11, 2014
Legislative breakfast is Friday
WORTHINGTON — The Governmental Affairs Committee of the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a Listening Session Legislative Breakfast on Friday. The event will be at the Hickory Lodge, 2015 N. Humiston Avenue. The Listening Session Legislative program and breakfast...
April 11, 2014 - 9:18pm
April 9, 2014
Letter: '5 percent' bill lumped unfairly with big spending
By District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake The “5 Percent Campaign,” which increases funding for disabled residents and their caregivers by 5 percent, has now been approved in the Minnesota House — but not without controversy. The legislation was one among dozens...
April 9, 2014 - 5:03pm
April 4, 2014
Officials meet with Dayton on Lewis & Clark
WORTHINGTON — Two weeks ago, it appeared the Lewis & Clark Regional Water project may not be included in this year’s bonding bill at...
April 4, 2014 - 10:29pm
March 26, 2014
Letter: '5 percent campaign' must keep moving forward
By District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake Thanks to a recent House floor motion I called, Minnesota’s disabled community and those who care for them were one step closer to receiving a much-needed pay raise. Thanks to the Minnesota House Democratic majority, that much-needed...
March 26, 2014 - 5:06pm