At least on paper, Rep. Rich Murray of Albert Lea holds the unenviable distinction of occupying the seat that Republicans are least likely to hold this fall in their bid to retain control of the Minnesota House.Read More »
With just days left before the adjournment of the 2011 regular session, eight Chamber of Commerce leaders from greater Minnesota came to the Capitol Monday to blast the Republican Legislature’s budget proposals.Read More »
After DFL Gov.-elect Mark Dayton and a new cast of GOP legislators are sworn in next week, the partisan lines at the Capitol will be clear enough. But in a year marked by an unprecedented general fund deficit and a large freshman class of lawmakers, some lines are already being drawn on the basis of geography rather than political affiliation.Read More »
Among the many projects in this year’s bonding bill is housing for the long-term homeless in Minnesota. The issue is a top legislative priority for housing advocates in the 2006 session. Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty and the DFL-controlled Senate have ...
Tagged with: 2006 legislative session Chip Halbach Dan Dorman Dean Simpson Larry Pogemiller Mee Moua Michael Dahl Minnesota Housing Partnership Morrie Lanning politicsinminnesota Richard Cohen Steve SviggumRead More »
The Minnesota Legislature has started off the new session pushing for a capital projects bill that would fund this spring’s construction projects. The Senate Capital Investment Committee met Wednesday to hear testimony on environmental projects. Chairman Keith Langseth, DFL-Glyndon, said ...Read More »