Pat Garofalo holds a press conference and a hearing to warn Minnesotans of potential economic fallout from the new federal “clean power plan."Read More »
During a press conference Tuesday, Dayton and DFL legislative leaders prefaced the looming 2014 mid-term campaigns with a checklist of their accomplishments at the helm of state government.Read More »
Lawmakers in the lower chamber passed the infrastructure package – plus $200 million more in supplemental cash appropriations for construction projects – early Friday morning with relatively little debate and strong bipartisan support.
Tagged with: 2014 bonding bill Alice Hausman Ann Lenczewski Kurt Daudt Lewis and Clark Regional Water System Mark Dayton Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Paul Thissen politicsinminnesota University of MinnesotaRead More »
House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt said the DFL and Republican leaders of the two chambers met Wednesday evening to discuss the possibility of coming to a pre-arranged deal on borrowing to fund state infrastructure projects. House Speaker Paul Thissen said on Tuesday that he hoped to reach such a deal, and a Senate DFL spokesman said the upper chamber's leadership would also like to do so.Read More »
1) The Senate will release the last remaining proposal to fund public infrastructure on Monday, filling in the final set of blanks that will precede a potential end-of-session deal. House and Senate Democrats will be publicly negotiating around an $850 ...Read More »