NEWS FROM POLITICS IN MINNESOTA / CAPITOL REPORT
- Senate chair picks mix old guard with next generation 11/15/12 11:16 p.m.
- Alliance for Metropolitan Stability pushes for transit and equality 11/14/12 4:56 p.m.
BEST OF THE BLOGS
- Rybak swats down DNC rumors, Capitol View
- Econ 101, a case study, From the Senate Floor
- Gov. Dayton and buyer’s remorse, True North
- What 2014 swing voters want from the new DFL-controlled legislature, Wry Wing Politics
- Senate committee chairs a mix of urban, suburban and rural, Capitol Chatter
- Taxing Harry and Louise, Left MN
- Using an ambitious agenda to ‘rebrand’ the DFL, MN Progressive Project
- MN 2nd: The district that ‘slipped’ away?, mnpACT!
BUSINESS / ECONOMY
- DEED: State sheds 8,100 jobs in October, Finance and Commerce 11/15/12 11:18 a.m.
- Vote delayed on e-gaming at Running Aces Harness Park, Star Tribune 11/15/12 8:22 p.m.
- State’s October unemployment unchanged, MPR
- Minnesota employers cut 8,100 jobs in October, worst month this year, Star Tribune 11/15/12 11:13 a.m.
- Minnesota completes refinancing of tobacco bonds, AP
- For Mnnesota taxpayers, a double fiscal cliff looms, Star Tribune 11/16/12 12:22 a.m.
- Rosemount refinery to get $400 million upgrade, Star Tribune 11/16/12 6:32 a.m.
- Minnesota nonprofits rack up $15 million during Give to the Max Day, Star Tribune 11/16/12 6:55 a.m.
- Minnesota Republicans foresee major changes, Star Tribune 11/16/12 12:24 a.m.
- Q&A: Chip Cravaack reflects on defeat, outlines fiscal cliff ‘basics’, MinnPost
- Election over, Bills is ready to return to the classroom, Rosemount Town Pages 11/15/12 10:52 a.m.
- Targeted campaigning: A cautionary Q&A with Tom Horner, MinnPost 11/15/12 8:10 a.m.
CONGRESS – HOUSE
- Minnesota lawmakers in Congress focus on ‘fiscal cliff’, KSTP 11/15/12 6:39 p.m.
- Dayton says he’ll fight Vikings on possible seat license fees, saying team wasn’t forthright, AP
- Dayton: Seat license concerns won’t derail new Vikings stadium, MPR
- How will higher ed fare under DFL control?, Star Tribune 11/15/12 3:25 p.m.
- MnSCU aims to link programs to job skill needs, MPR
- Victory celebrated in Minnesota River phosphorus battle, Mankato Free Press
- Senior adviser to Secretary of Interior tours Minnesota River, West Central Tribune 11/16/12 12:00 a.m.
GOVERNMENT – LOCAL
- Low-income housing plan in Alexandria gets tax break, Alexandria Echo Press 11/15/12 12:00 a.m.
- New Hennepin County Commissioner Linda Higgins to be sworn in early, MinnPost 11/15/12 10:52 a.m.
- Teamsters Local 120 under scrutiny, Finance and Commerce 11/15/12 9:00 a.m.
- Sheran to lead health, housing committee, Mankato Free Press
- GOP lawmakers hope DFL plays nice as majority party, West Central Tribune 11/16/12 12:00 a.m.
- DFLers face pent-up demand for spending requests, MPR
OPINION – COMMENTARY
- Harry Melander, David Olson: Metals mining in Minnesota means a hundred years of jobs and revenue, Pioneer Press 11/15/12 3:21 p.m.
- Norm Coleman: Immigration reform — time for a path to citizenship, Pioneer Press 11/15/12 3:21 p.m.
- Karen Cyson: Rep. Gottwalt, act honorably, St. Cloud Times 11/15/12 7:48 p.m.
- Melanie Hoffert: Rural gays and lesbians still long for affirmation, MPR
OPINION – EDITORIAL
- Editorial: Seeking new ways to fund our schools, Star Tribune 11/15/12 5:51 p.m.
- Dayton overreacts to Vikings, St. Cloud Times 11/14/12 8:57 p.m.
PUBLIC HEALTH / SAFETY
- Community banks reduce foreclosure portfolios, Finance and Commerce 11/15/12 7:30 a.m.
- Council fuming over airport noise vote, Star Tribune 11/15/12 1:30 p.m.
- Officials: TC suburbs not diverse enough, MPR
- Anoka-Hennepin cyber bullying probed, AP
- Met Council awards $5.7 million to affordable housing projects, Pioneer Press 11/15/12 6:27 p.m.
- 13th illness in Minnesota linked to contaminated steroids, Star Tribune 11/15/12 2:43 p.m.
- Teen not confirmed due to gay rights stance, AP
- Dakota follow ancestors’ ‘Trail of Tears’, Rochester Post-Bulletin
SAINT PAUL / MINNEAPOLIS
- Busier, safer St. Paul streets, Star Tribune 11/15/12 4:43 p.m.
- Saints ballpark RFP coming Friday, Finance and Commerce 11/15/12 5:48 p.m.
- Southwest LRT plans spark outcry in St. Louis Park, Finance and Commerce 11/15/12 9:55 a.m.
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