STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER ‘People have a right to expect lower property taxes’
By Don Davis
The future of state aid that many local Minnesota governments depend on may be at stake in the next few weeks as property taxes appeared to be headed up.
By mid-December, city, county and... Posted on 11/25/13 at 9:07 AM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Long Meadow Bridge in Bloomington, Minnesota
Inspite the number of historic bridges being demolished or wiped away because of natural disasters, there are a few bright spots to consider. The Long Meadow Bridge in Bloomington, MN is one of them... Posted on 6/28/13 at 5:43 AM
PLANNING INFORMATION AND RESOURCES Minnesota 2013 "Snowbird Tax" & Legislative Update
Recently, questions have been raised over proposed Minnesota tax increases, specifically a "snowbird tax". According to The Wall Street Journal, "Details are sketchy, but the idea is to tax these nonr... Posted on 5/28/13 at 8:52 AM
@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 2:54 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 10:41 AM
“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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