Morning Report 5/21/2012
Published: May 21,2012
Time posted: 9:23 am
- Republicans back Bills in U.S. Senate contest 5/18/12 5:15 p.m.
- GOP activist Janet Beihoffer wins RNC Committeewoman race 5/20/12 12:24 p.m.
- Vikings stadium financing hinges on Supreme Court approval 5/18/12 4:16 p.m.
- Q&A: Retiring Robling says polarization at the Capitol finally wore her down 5/18/12 4:14 p.m.
- Business lobby gives mixed marks to GOP majorities 5/18/12 4:06 p.m.
- Tax bill veto kills other business-friendly measures 5/18/12 3:50 p.m.
- David Strom: Session fallout: Surprise, we don’t like it! 5/18/12 3:29 p.m.
BEST OF THE BLOGS
- What I saw at the hemp & raw milk revolution, Minnesota Conservatives
- Bills comes due, Mr. Dilettante’s Neighborhood
- Johnson to GOP activists upset with Ron Paul supporters: ‘Get over it’, Hot Dish Politics
- Convention gets rowdy as delegate voting starts, Capitol View
- Paul supporters turn out in force, Hot Dish Politics
- Beihoffer elected Republican National Committeewoman, Capitol View
- Buffaloed by Bills, Wry Wing Politics
- GOP convention over – now a question for Democrats, mnpACT!
- DFLers Saxhaug, Persell, Anzelc endorsed in Cohasset today, Minnesota Brown
- No DFL endorsement for Rukavina seat, primary awaits, Minnesota Brown
- The District, Shot in the Dark
- Better know a Senate District: 5, LeftMN
- All of our kids will be in the minority, and very soon, Growth & Justice
BUSINESS / ECONOMY
- Farm prices continue to rise; housing stagnant, Mankato Free Press
- Paul power takes over state GOP convention, Star Tribune 5/20/12 6:16 a.m.
- A near-sweep for Paul’s backers, MPR
- State Rep. Bills is GOP’s choice to take on Klobuchar, Star Tribune 5/19/12 10:39 a.m.
- Minnesota Republicans leave convention with problems, optimism, Duluth News Tribune 5/20/12 12:00 a.m.
- Ron Paul backers complete weekend sweep in Minnesota, Pioneer Press 5/19/12 10:34 p.m.
- Ron Paul supporters claim 12 of 13 national at-large delegates, MinnPost
- ‘President Paul’ gets enthusiastic welcome from Minnesota GOP, Duluth News Tribune 5/18/12 7:29 p.m.
- Grass roots gather to support, oppose Minn. marriage amendment, MPR
- DFL fails to endorse candidate to replace retired Rukavina, Duluth News Tribune 5/20/12 12:00 a.m.
- Photos: Republicans gather in St. Cloud, MPR
- MN among 22 states opposing Citizens United, AP
CONGRESS – HOUSE
CONGRESS – SENATE
- Minnesota schools are poised to get new grades, Star Tribune 5/21/12 6:19 a.m.
GOVERNMENT – LOCAL
- Dodge County commissioners updated on human services redesign, Rochester Post-Bulletin 5/19/12 9:10 a.m.
- DFL endorses Sen. Higgins, Star Tribune 5/20/12 10:22 p.m.
- Ramsey County seeks to invest in youth, Star Tribune 5/20/12 11:52 p.m.
- Pelowski retiring from WSHS, Winona Daily News 5/19/12 12:00 a.m.
- Duluth’s Gauthier files for re-election, Duluth News Tribune 5/21/12 12:00 a.m.
- What passed, what failed in the 2012 Legislature and what it means to you, Rochester Post-Bulletin 5/19/12 6:56 a.m.
OPINION – COMMENTARY
- Rep. Paul Thissen: Minnesotans, bring back a DFL Legislature, Star Tribune 5/20/12 9:57 p.m.
OPINION – EDITORIAL
- Editorial: Libertarian surge remakes state GOP, Star Tribune 5/20/12 9:45 p.m.
- Editorial: Good use of tax breaks, Jordan Independent 5/20/12 6:33 p.m.
PUBLIC HEALTH / SAFETY
- For Minnesota’s returning vets, getting back to normal is anything but easy, AP 5/20/12 4:57 p.m.
- Overcrowded day cares ‘a recipe for disaster’, Star Tribune 5/20/12 12:53 p.m.
- ELCA synod in St. Paul opposes same-sex marriage ban, AP
SAINT PAUL / MINNEAPOLIS
- North Side still pocked with vacant buildings, Star Tribune 5/20/12 6:38 p.m.
- Cost of north Minneapolis tornado estimated at $80M, Star Tribune 5/20/12 9:15 p.m.
- In a north Minneapolis school, a principal and his students remember the storm, MPR
- Vikings stadium now in Mpls. council’s hands, MPR
- City Council member Schiff says he’s against Vikings stadium, WCCO 5/20/12 12:49 p.m.
- Southwest LRT backers will seek DEED money, Finance and Commerce 5/18/12 4:33 p.m.
- MnDOT has low bidder for $4.3M lift bridge repair, Finance and Commerce 5/18/12 4:09 p.m.
- State of Minnesota unlocks millions in transportation grants, Finance and Commerce 5/18/12 2:42 p.m.