STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Democrats leave session with issues they still want to do
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey
There is little doubt the 2013 Minnesota Legislature will be remembered for its historic vote to allow gay marriage and a $2 billion tax increase.
Democrats say the s... Posted on 5/22/13 at 1:01 PM
@CONCORDIA MN Higher Education Director in Moorhead
Concordia College hosted Larry Pogemiller, director of the Minnesota Office of Higher Education, in a roundtable discussion Feb. 14 about Gov. Mark Daytons proposed budget recommendations for higher e... Posted on 2/20/13 at 3:54 PM
COMPASS POINTS: NEWS FROM THE GREAT OUTDOORS WITH HERALD OUTDOOR WRITER BRAD DOKKEN Dayton proclaims Sunday as Ducks Unlimited Day in Minnesota
Sunday is Ducks Unlimited Day in Minnesota.
According to a news release from the conservation group, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton recently signed a proclamation honoring DU for its 75th anniversary.
D... Posted on 1/25/12 at 11:41 AM
STAFF BLOG HORSE SHOES Thanks for nothing shutdown...
Thanks to the Minnesota shutdown, there were no races at Canterbury Park over the Fourth of July. Lucky for us, training hours and the backside is still open.
No races meant no spectacular fireworks ... Posted on 7/6/11 at 10:48 PM
THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Dalrymple, Dayton bet on hockey game
Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Gov.-elect Mark Dayton have placed their food bets on the hockey game between the University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs and the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux.
If... Posted on 12/30/10 at 2:00 PM
“I was pleased with President Obama’s emphasis on returning civility to our political discourse and his call for working in a bipartisan fashion. The president was also right to call for a bipartisan solution to the nation’s long-term debt crisis. Democrats and Republicans must find a way to come together on this critical challenge.”
– U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D.
ST. PAUL - It was smiles and bigger smiles today as Minnesota's 201 legislators took their oaths of office, hiding the overriding fact of the new legislative session featuring the most drastic change in state leadership in decades as Republicans took control of the House and Senate for the first time in 40 years.
GOP frowns on idea but says door open
ST. PAUL – Gov.-elect Mark Dayton wants the state to borrow $1 billion for public works construction projects around the state.
He should not get his heart set on it.
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