Tag Archives: Julianne Ortman

The rumble in Rochester: photos from GOP state convention 2014

PIM is posted up at the GOP state convention in Rochester this weekend, where state constitutional officer candidates have been chosen, but significant decisions on the endorsed candidate for U.S. Senate and the governor's office remain before delegates.

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The Capitol Note: “Unsession” slashes 1,175 obsolete laws

1) Gov. Mark Dayton’s “unsession” initiative has helped slash how long it takes to get an environmental permit in Minnesota and has made it easier to file taxes, the Pioneer Press reports. Those are perhaps the most serious proposals among the ...

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The Capitol Note: Campaign ads on statewide races have begun

Former Republican House Rep. Marty Seifert, who is still competing against a field of GOP contenders to take on Gov. Mark Dayton, will start running ads this week. Dayton Campaign Manager Katharine Tinucci said it's not time yet for the governor to run ads.

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The Capitol Note: Dayton wants a larger bonding bill

1) Gov. Mark Dayton suggested abandoning a deal lawmakers reached last session to keep capital investment legislation under $1 billion for this biennium, with some potential support from both Republicans and Democrats in the Legislature, Minnesota Public Radio reports. Dayton, ...

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