Tag Archives: House GOP Caucus

House GOPers launch ‘Reform 2.0’ campaign

The centerpiece of "Reform 2.0" is a constitutional amendment to require a supermajority in both chambers to raise taxes. House Speaker Kurt Zellers and Majority Leader Matt Dean, surrounded by more than a dozen caucus companions in a Thursday news conference, gave few other specifics of what the plan would entail.

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Zellers says GOP House caucus would not rush legislation, then doubles back

In an appearance on MPR’s Midday program on Monday, Zellers said his caucus would not rush legislation through in the event that the gubernatorial recount drags past session start and Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty is the holdover chief executive. He later released a clarification statement saying they would work with whoever is governor to pass a budget by the time the Legislature is required to adjourn.

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Who’s in charge of elections for Senate and House caucuses

With the Aug. 10 primary only weeks away and the general election campaign season about to kick off in full, the Minnesota House and Senate caucuses have been putting their election point people to work to support endorsed candidates.

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