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February 23, 2009
Rookie lawmakers face deficit right off
ST. PAUL - It is tough to be a new Minnesota legislator this year, facing what many predict will be a $7 billion budget deficit. "Even the veterans haven't had experience with a budget (deficit) this big or an economy this bad," Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, said. "I'm just listening...
February 23, 2009 - 7:58am
February 20, 2009
Lawmakers predict pain
Good news wasn't part of the message delivered by two state lawmakers to a group gathered at a church in Red Wing Thursday evening. Especially not for people counting on city or school district coffers. During a session update, Sen. Steve Murphy braced residents...
February 20, 2009 - 7:59am
July 14, 2008
Results in for online poll of Top 10 hottest lawmakers
The election results are in. No, they are not from a political race, but from an online poll of the sexiest Minnesota Capitol dwellers. The Rake, an online magazine, accepted nominations for "the most beautiful, spectacular and otherwise hot people who labor at the Capitol." Five...
July 14, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
Leaders urge counties to ignore new law
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty and legislative leaders want Minnesota counties to ignore a one-sentence provision in a new tax law, but the request angers county leaders because they want flexibility the new law would offer. As written, the law would allow counties to reduce spending...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am
May 1, 2008
Lawmakers, unions question Northwest
ST. PAUL - Northwest Airlines often does not fulfill promises, a key state senator said Wednesday, so lawmakers should not believe a pledge to retain most Minnesota jobs if the company becomes part of Delta Air Lines. "Until Delta comes to the table and tells me that, I am not going...
May 1, 2008 - 12:00am
April 30, 2008
Lawmakers mull mall expansion
April 30, 2008 - 12:00am
April 21, 2008
DFL leaders optimistic on budget deal
Democratic legislative leaders say they are optimistic that their Republican colleagues and Gov. Tim Pawlenty will deliver an offer today that advances session-ending budget talks. Late in the week, House and Senate staff, along with the governor's office, developed a spreadsheet...
April 21, 2008 - 12:00am
April 12, 2008
Lawmakers seek bovine TB help
ST. PAUL - State lawmakers want to spend more than $6 million to thwart the spread of bovine tuberculosis in northwestern Minnesota before it further threatens Minnesota's cattle industry. Legislators familiar with the issue say they are working closely with the Pawlenty administration...
April 12, 2008 - 12:00am