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Apr 3, 2014

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, who made the remarks during a Wednesday press conference, said he was concerned that the ...

Jan 6, 2014

The Capitol Note: MNsure enrollment topped 68,000 before deadline

Gov. Mark Dayton sent a harsh letter to IBM in December, which faulted the tech company for failures with MNsure's website.

Dec 16, 2013

The Capitol Note: Online voter registration gets day in court

Attorney Erick Kaardal said the misuse of taxpayer funds amounted to an ongoing "injury" to his clients.

Dec 4, 2013

CD 6: Krinkie calls out Emmer campaign

The politeness that has prevailed in the early stages of the CD 6 GOP race may have come to an end this week, when candidate Phil Krinkie fired the first volley aimed directly at a fellow Republican: frontrunner Tom Emmer.

Nov 13, 2013

Pederson counts on St. Cloud ties in 6th District

John Pederson is depending on geography to give him an edge in the competitive Republican field to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann. Pederson hails from St. Cloud, and he says that gives him an edge.

Nov 5, 2013

News links: Ritchie’s online registration hit with lawsuit from GOP legislators

If the lawsuit is successful, the registry system launched in launched in late September would be halted until legislative action is taken.

Oct 14, 2013

Emmer raised $150,000 in third quarter

Emmer raised less during the last three months than he did during his opening month of June, but is well ahead of Sen. John Pederson, R-St. Cloud.

Aug 16, 2013

Sivarajah builds her bona fides in CD 6 race

Rhonda Sivarajah isn’t typically regarded as the conservative lightning rod in the GOP race to succeed U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann. But Sivarajah, who entered the race in June, has used her role as as chair of the Anoka County Board of Commissioners to push through a series of measures that could burnish her image among activists in the state’s most conservative congressional district.

Jul 22, 2013

Phil Krinkie joins 6th Congressional District race

This will be a second attempt at winning over the strongly conservative district for Krinkie, who ran for the GOP endorsement in 2006.

Jul 16, 2013

Tom Emmer holds huge lead in CD 6 fundraising

Tom Emmer tapped into a network of conservative donors that aligned behind his 2010 gubernatorial campaign to give himself a commanding lead.

Jul 9, 2013

Tom Emmer raises $220,000 in first month

The Delano-based Republican's total came thanks to more than 300 individual donors, according to the statement .

Jun 25, 2013

Sartell Mayor Joe Perske considering 6 CD bid

Sartell Mayor Joe Perske hasn't decided if he will seek the DFL nomination in the 6th Congressional District. But he certainly sounds like a candidate for the post.

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