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Letter: Let lawmakers know that abortions must end
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Data: Nov. 27, 2017
July 8, 2009
Letter: Hamilton voted for his party, not his constituents
I thought my state representative, once elected, was supposed to set aside party politics and fight for the interests of his constituents, their families and their communities. Instead, I watched Rep. Rod Hamilton ride shotgun as Governor Pawlenty cut apart the state budget and put...
July 8, 2009 - 12:00am
July 1, 2009
Editorial: Moving up in the ranks
It's funny what a difference a year makes. This time a year ago, District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton was persona non grata among several members...
July 1, 2009 - 12:00am
May 19, 2009
Letter: Reader troubled by Hamilton's assertions
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. In his letter, Norman Larson asked Rep. Hamilton to stop attacking...
May 19, 2009 - 12:00am
May 16, 2009
No override pressure this time for Republicans
ST. PAUL -- Rod Hamilton says his decision last year to help override Gov.
May 16, 2009 - 12:00am
May 12, 2009
Letter: Hamilton replies to critic
I'd like to thank Norman Larson for recognizing my displeasure with budget proposals brought forward by legislative leadership this year. One reason why he's not hearing about any solutions from me, or many of my colleagues, is because the House leadership isn't interested in them. A...
May 12, 2009 - 12:00am
May 9, 2009
DFL advances tax bill
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. And Gov. Tim Pawlenty was poised to immediately veto the measure, forcing budget talks to begin anew 10 days before the Legislature's...
May 9, 2009 - 11:16pm
May 7, 2009
Letter: Time for our legislators to get to work
Representatives Doug Magnus and Rod Hamilton have had several letters printed in the Daily Globe during this legislative session. Their letters criticized the governor's budget proposal and the House budget proposal. I don't recall them mentioning the Senate budget proposal, but given...
May 7, 2009 - 12:00am
May 5, 2009
Letter: Hamilton's vote a win for disability services
Rep. Rod Hamilton cast a very important vote for our community Monday night that must be acknowledged. The House Health and Human Services Funding Bill had singled out people with disabilities and their caregivers for a disproportionate share of funding cuts. Rep. Rod Hamilton supported...
May 5, 2009 - 12:00am
April 28, 2009
Letter: Hamilton disappointed in House Democrats
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...
April 28, 2009 - 12:00am
March 31, 2009
Letter: Hamilton discusses option sales tax increase proposal
A House Democrat proposal that would encourage counties to impose a half-cent sales tax is questionable. The goal of the legislation is to give counties new revenues so they won't be forced into to imposing property higher taxes on residents. But there's nothing in this bill that...
March 31, 2009 - 12:00am
March 19, 2009
Letter: Legislator seeks thoughts on budget
On March 13, DFL leaders in the Minnesota Senate unveiled their ideas to solve Minnesota's projected $6.393 billion budget deficit for Fiscal Years 2010-11. I'm glad that another budget proposal has finally been submitted. We've been talking about the governor's plan for weeks and...
March 19, 2009 - 12:00am
March 11, 2009
Letter: Time for legislative leaders to step up
Minnesota's latest budget projection is better than it could have been, but that the revised amount is still staggering. State economists said...
March 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 24, 2009
Editorial: Digesting the 'breakfast'
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. We also praise District 22 Sen. Jim Vickerman, DFL-Tracy, District...
February 24, 2009 - 9:16pm
February 23, 2009
Minn. Legislative Breakfast
WORTHINGTON -- The central message from Saturday's Legislative Breakfast seemed to be that everyone needs to work together to get through the...
February 23, 2009 - 9:35pm
February 21, 2009
People pack council for legislative listening session
WORTHINGTON -- At least 60 people overflowed the council chambers at Worthington City Hall Friday during a legislative town hall meeting, filling...
February 21, 2009 - 3:39pm