Tag Archives: Dan Dorman

Metro/outstate disparities loom large in face of deficit

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.

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Lawmakers weigh supportive housing funding

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 ...

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Bonding moves to front burner of MN legislative session

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 ...

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