NEWS FROM POLITICS IN MINNESOTA / CAPITOL REPORT
BEST OF THE BLOGS
- Bachmann backs Quist for CD1 GOP nod 4/19/12 8:34 a.m.
- Former Rep. Bunn to run for Senate 4/19/12 8:42 a.m.
- Dayton: Vikings stadium must happen this session 4/19/12 11:17 a.m.
- House rejects Capitol restoration project by one vote 4/19/12 2:20 p.m.
BEST OF THE BLOGS
- Poll Tax Amendment would replace real ballots with provisional ballots, MN Publius
- SD51: Does Mike Maguire have a legit reason to challenge the party endorsement?, MN Progressive Project
- Top 10 facts about our LOW taxes, Growth & Justice
- House Republicans block DFL move on Vikings stadium, Hot Dish Politics
- Vikings to Semi-Nomadic Existence II — The Offer You Can’t Refuse, Mr. Dilettante’s Neighborhood
- Revolting, Shot in the Dark
- Stadium negotiations intensify (again) at Capitol, Capitol View
- Senjem has no plans to retire, Political Notebook
- Bachmann weighs in on this weekend’s 1st District GOP fight, Hot Dish Politics
- Oh no Mr. Bills – Capitol repair bill fails – by 1 vote, Rep. Bills absent, Residual Forces
- Emo Senator: Mike Parry defies public sector unions by taking their campaign donations, Bluestem Prairie
BUSINESS / ECONOMY
- Minnesota’s job losses raise doubts, Star Tribune 4/19/12 9:42 p.m.
- Mini-dip in Minnesota jobs draws mixed reactions, Pioneer Press 4/20/12 1:01 a.m.
- Quist gets key support from Bachmann, Winona Daily News 4/20/12 12:00 a.m.
- 8th District Democrats debate issues in Duluth, Duluth News Tribune 4/19/12 10:08 p.m.
- Three DFLers debate in Duluth to challenge Cravaack, MPR
CONGRESS – HOUSE
- Muralist tackles global citizenship on Macalester wall, Star Tribune 4/19/12 5:11 p.m.
- Group marks 25 years of higher-ed advocacy, Rochester Post-Bulletin 4/18/12 9:20 a.m.
GOVERNMENT – LOCAL
- Goodhue County Board member suggests townships regulate silica sand mining, Rochester Post-Bulletin 4/18/12 9:22 a.m.
- Nurses demonstrate over wages, Albert Lea Tribune 4/19/12 11:12 a.m.
- What’s really behind the abortion bills in Legislature?, MinnPost 4/19/12 10:47 a.m.
- Abortion bills part of end-of-session mix, MPR
- Republicans link Dayton’s likes with bills he won’t, Pioneer Press 4/19/12 11:11 p.m.
- Capitol restoration bill rejected by one vote in Minnesota House, Pioneer Press 4/20/12 7:50 a.m.
- Final action near on proposal opening beer sales at University of Minnesota campus stadium, AP 4/19/12 6:59 p.m.
- House narrowly rejects Capitol restoration bill, MPR
- State’s construction plans tossed into disarray, Star Tribune 4/19/12 9:46 p.m.
- House committee approves bill to expand gambling, MPR
- North Dakota governor stung by Minn. lawmaker’s criticism of Capitol building, AP 4/20/12 7:09 a.m.
OPINION – COMMENTARY
- Patrick G. Hall: Law could have serious effect on cost, quality and accessibility of health care, Duluth News Tribune 4/20/12 12:00 a.m.
OPINION – EDITORIAL
- Editorial: Loosen fireworks laws — or ban everything, Rochester Post-Bulletin 4/19/12 7:32 a.m.
- In unemployment appeal, Michael Brodkorb denies policy violations, misconduct, AP 4/19/12 10:32 p.m.
PUBLIC HEALTH / SAFETY
- Sexually-transmitted diseases rose sharply in 2011 in Minnesota, Star Tribune 4/19/12 9:43 a.m.
- New law protects children, vulnerable adults, Albert Lea Tribune 4/19/12 11:04 a.m.
- Give landlords incentive to upgrade appliances, Minnesota 2020 says, MPR
SAINT PAUL / MINNEAPOLIS
- Resolution on city plaza hours gets hearing, MinnPost 4/19/12 9:12 a.m.
- Light-rail copper wire theft does $20,000 in damage, Star Tribune 4/19/12 8:38 p.m.
- After May tornado, things brightening on North Side, Star Tribune 4/20/12 12:29 a.m.
- Vikings threatened? NFL boss headed to Capitol, WCCO 4/19/12 7:00 p.m.
- NFL officials coming to St. Paul Friday not to threaten, but to discuss stadium subsidy, Dayton says, MinnPost 4/19/12 2:42 p.m.
- NFL’s Goodell to tout stadium in person, Star Tribune 4/20/12 6:53 a.m.
- Not so fast: Why a Vikings’ move wouldn’t be easy, MinnPost 4/20/12 8:15 a.m.
- I-35W/Lake Street transit station plans inch forward, Finance and Commerce 4/20/12 7:35 a.m.