Tag Archives: Dan Dorman

CGMC turns up heat on LGA cuts

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.

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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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