Recent Articles from Charley Shaw
Minnesota Department of Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans on Wednesday explained the implications for Minnesota that result from a federal ruling requiring that same-sex spouses get treated the same for tax purposes as opposite sex married couples.
Conservation advocates and fisheries scientists are calling attention to a new report from the National Wildlife Federation that makes the case that climate change poses a significant threat to freshwater species of fish. Minnesota is singled out in the report as a state that is seeing changes due to warmer temperatures that could prove detrimental to lake and river fish that can only live in cold[...]
As local governments prepare to submit their preliminary property tax levies to the state, there is confusion in some communities about the specifics of the levy limit that state lawmakers passed in this year’s omnibus tax bill.
The head of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority issued a statement Wednesday saying the owners of the Minnesota Vikings appear to have the financial resources to make good on paying for the team's share of a new NFL stadium in downtown Minneapolis.
A panel of House and Senate members Wednesday night discussed disaster relief funding that they are expected to pass in special session on Sept. 9. The legislation will involve $4.5 million from the state that will provide a 25-percent match to assistance from the federal government. But there are unresolved questions about providing funding beyond the federal match.
After rising to speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives in the wake of the 2010 election, Rep. Kurt Zellers was stung two years later by his caucus’s demotion to minority status. The Republican from Maple Grove struck an unassuming profile at the Capitol this past spring.
The House Commerce Committee plans to probe the business climate as it exists today in Minnesota and Wisconsin, which has been a subject that has inspired rhetorical fireworks between the state's governors. The hearing will also be a draw for business lobbyists with a stake in issues concerning auto and life insurance and non-compete agreements.
The Republican fields for the 2014 governor and U.S. Senate races expanded last week. St. Louis County Board Chair Chris Dahlberg announced he’s running for U.S. Senate, and another Northlander, Rob Farnsworth, a special education teacher from Hibbing, joined the governor’s race.
The Republican fields for the 2014 governor and U.S. Senate races continued to expand this week. St. Louis County Board Chair Chris Dahlberg announced he’s running for Senate. And another Northlander, Rob Farnsworth, a special education teacher from Hibbing, got into the governor’s race.
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