Tag Archives: Mike Parry

Many GOP legislators are mulling congressional campaigns in 2014

When Republican members of the Legislature return to St. Paul next year and compare notes on what they did during the interim, a growing number will say they launched campaigns for Congress.

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A tax overhaul, but what kind?

Myron Frans has been making the pitch for about two years now. The Minneapolis tax attorney turned revenue commissioner started his tenure in Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration out on the road, carrying with him a pair of stools to demonstrate the need for comprehensive changes to the state’s tax code.

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Campaign finance board dismisses GOP senators’ complaint against SOS Mark Ritchie

GOP attorney Fritz Knaak was notified of the dismissal in a letter from the board dated Oct. 23, according to documents obtained by rural DFL blogger Sally Jo Sorensen. The senators have accused Ritchie of using his office to speak out against the voter ID constitutional amendment on this fall’s ballot.

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Labor contract rejection reflects partisan split

The rejection of the new collective bargaining agreement for nearly 28,000 state workers by a House-Senate subcommittee on Thursday is the latest example of the divide between Republicans and DFLers over how to make the state an attractive employer.

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Quist, Nolan primary victories set stage for Congressional elections

Allen Quist and Rick Nolan have both been out of elective office for more than two decades. On Tuesday, however, both veteran politicos won their respective congressional primaries, surviving contentious intra-party battles and earning the right to challenge incumbents for a trip to Washington, D.C.

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