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April 8, 2010
Editorial: Magnus shakes things up
The area political scene sure became interesting Tuesday afternoon with District 22A Rep. Doug Magnus' announcement that he'll leave the Minnesota House to run for the District 22 Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Jim Vickerman. Prior to Vickerman's decision to not seek another...
April 8, 2010 - 12:00am
April 7, 2010
Rep. Magnus to retire from Minnesota House, will run for Senate
ST. PAUL -- Dist. 22A Rep. Doug Magnus, R-Slayton, announced Tuesday that he will not seek a fifth two-year term in the Minnesota House and will...
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
March 23, 2010
Fed health bill saves Minn. millions
ST. PAUL -- The U.S. House-passed health care bill will bring millions of dollars to Minnesota, helping to balance the state budget. Combined with another congressional bill, yet to pass, most of the expected cuts to Minnesota health and human services programs now will not be needed,...
March 23, 2010 - 12:00am
Legislature takes budget bite amid rural complaints
ST. PAUL -- The fight for increasingly scarce state money is getting heated. As lawmakers approved trimming Minnesota spending by $313 million Monday, rural and urban representatives fought over some of the remaining money. "Greater Minnesota gets the short end of everything we...
March 23, 2010 - 12:00am
March 12, 2010
Magnuson stepping down as chief justice
ST. PAUL -- Chief Justice Eric Magnuson, who helped oversee a U.S. Senate recount and argued against massive budget cuts, will leave office June 30 after two years on Minnesota's highest court. His Thursday announcement came just days before the Minnesota Supreme Court hears oral...
March 12, 2010 - 12:00am
House passes bonding bill
ST. PAUL -- Republicans blasted a public works funding bill as being too expensive, but as the Minnesota House and Senate passed a revised measure...
March 12, 2010 - 12:00am
March 11, 2010
Bill to shift streamlining job to employees
ST. PAUL -- The Senate leader's proposal to abolish two state departments and trim another, while also cutting the number of political appointees throughout state government, met opposition from within his own party. However, it gained support from unions that would not be affected. The...
March 11, 2010 - 12:00am
March 10, 2010
Senate bill would simplify college credit transfer
ST. PAUL -- Students who change colleges often discover not all of their credits transfer, so a bill backed Tuesday by a Senate committee takes...
March 10, 2010 - 12:00am
March 4, 2010
Bonding bill hits new snag
ST. PAUL -- It is time for Minnesota House and Senate leaders to get on the same page, the Senate's chief public works negotiator says. Sen....
March 4, 2010 - 12:00am
February 24, 2010
Maneuver leads to negotiation
ST. PAUL -- Gov.
February 24, 2010 - 12:00am
February 23, 2010
Vickerman to retire
WORTHINGTON -- Dist. 22 Sen. Jim Vickerman, who has represented southwest Minnesota in the Senate since 1986, announced Monday that he will not seek a new term this November. "I have arrived at a decision I've known was going to happen at some point," Vickerman, DFL-Tracy, said in...
February 23, 2010 - 12:00am
February 22, 2010
Talks involve sex offender facility, floods
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota House and Senate negotiators considered expanding the state's sex offender treatment facilities and whether to protect communities downstream from a proposed Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project Sunday night. Legislative leaders want to take up the final version...
February 22, 2010 - 12:00am
February 10, 2010
Gov. asks for longer sentences
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty wants to double some sex offender sentences, the latest in a series of related moves over the years. Under the...
February 10, 2010 - 12:00am
February 4, 2010
No fun for lawmakers
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators return to the state Capitol today for a session that promises to be little fun. Like the kid who gets clothes for Christmas, lawmakers will deal with the necessities, not the luxuries. And, frankly, there is but one overriding necessity on their...
February 4, 2010 - 12:00am
January 30, 2010
Column: Frustrating, but necessary
WASHINGTON -- This won't comfort Democrats mourning the loss of their filibuster-proof majority, but the existence of the filibuster is, on balance, a good thing. The filibuster is frustrating, literally and intentionally: It frustrates the will of a simple Senate majority. From...
January 30, 2010 - 12:00am