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January 28, 2011
Walz to visit Worthington
WORTHINGTON -- Congressman Tim Walz will visit Worthington from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Tuesday to host a Congress on Your Corner event in the Farmers Room at the Nobles County Government Center. "Hearing the thoughts and ideas of southern Minnesotans is the cornerstone of our representative...
January 28, 2011 - 8:34pm
November 12, 2010
Walz meets with JCC ag students
JACKSON -- Recently re-elected to his third term in the U.S. Congress, Rep. Tim Walz visited the high school agriculture classroom at Jackson...
November 12, 2010 - 8:42pm
July 10, 2009
Letter: Tax question shouldn't be on table
On the Daily Globe's Web site, I noticed a poll on the question of raising city taxes to cover Gov. Tim Pawlenty's cuts to local government aid (LGA). This is a difficult question to answer when we consider what our rural cities would lose (police officers, firefighters, nursing...
July 10, 2009 - 12:00am
July 9, 2009
Letter: LGA is not welfare
On his June 19 radio program, Gov. Tim Pawlenty said that Local Government Aid (LGA) is a "municipal welfare system." This is both mean-spirited and wrong. LGA is not welfare by any stretch. LGA provides a way to ensure through income taxes and state sales tax that all Minnesotans...
July 9, 2009 - 12:00am
July 7, 2009
Letter: Pawlenty's balancing act is wrong
Governor Pawlenty's plan to use unallotment to balance Minnesota's budget is wrong for Minnesota for many reasons. His plan eliminates Minnesota jobs (proportionally more in rural communities than urban), pushes large chunks of debt into the future without a way to pay for it and...
July 7, 2009 - 12:00am
Letter: Walz's climate change vote is important, needed
America's family farmers and ranchers have a unique role to play when it comes to combating global climate change. Congressman Tim Walz understands that, and I thank him for his vote in support of the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009. As President Obama said about the...
July 7, 2009 - 12:00am
June 10, 2009
Column: When to hold 'em, and to fold 'em
ST. PAUL -- They say in politics "timing is everything." If that is the case, Governor Tim Pawlenty has a Rolex watch with jeweled precision. His recent announcement that he would not seek a third term caught the Minnesota political world by surprise. Not the decision itself, but...
June 10, 2009 - 12:00am
June 5, 2009
As others see it: Take unallotment to the courts
It's time for some state advocacy groups or unions to take their complaints of the governor's approach to balancing the budget to court. It would be in their best interest and really in the best interest of all Minnesotans. Gov. Tim Pawlenty has decided to use his line-item veto...
June 5, 2009 - 12:00am
May 30, 2009
College grants see increase
ST. PAUL -- College students facing rising tuition when they head to campus next fall have at least some good financial news -- state and federal...
May 30, 2009 - 12:00am
May 28, 2009
As others see it: Cleanup veto wrong
Minnesota's water resources are our most valuable resources and must be protected and preserved for future generations in as pristine a shape...
May 28, 2009 - 12:00am
May 26, 2009
Editorial: A session to forget
It will be interesting to see just what transpires in the Minnesota elections of November 2010. How will incumbent Minnesota senators and representatives fare? Let's just say they'll certainly have to get a heck of a lot more accomplished in the 2010 session than this just-completed...
May 26, 2009 - 12:00am
May 7, 2009
As others see it: Minnesota takes big biodiesel step
Minnesota government leaders and Gov. Tim Pawlenty can take pride in moving Minnesota forward with a strategic energy policy that is leading the country. On May 1, Minnesota became one of the first, if not the first, state to require its diesel fuel be blended with 5 percent biodiesel,...
May 7, 2009 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Editorial: Share the pain
Patti Cullen, president and CEO of Care Providers of Minnesota, visited the Daily Globe last week alongside Arlan G. Swanson, the administrator at Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Fulda. While speaking about how cuts to long-term care -- including a reduction in state-regulated rates --...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
April 1, 2009
Pawlenty praises new House plan
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota House public works package that spends $120 million less than senators' plan "is a step in the right direction," Gov....
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am
Editorial: Nothing wrong with saving money
With a budget battle looming in the next few weeks, Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty made an announcement Tuesday that even Democratic rivals could appreciate. Pawlenty, a Republican, shared the stage with Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle, a Democrat, in outlining the initial steps of an effort...
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am