Morning Report 6/22/2012
Published: June 22,2012
Time posted: 10:04 am
BEST OF THE BLOGS
- Who applied for Stadium Authority appointments with Rybak?, Open Secrets
- Higgins quits her city job, ending speculation about possible Hatch Act breach, Hot Dish Politics
- Mark Ritchie explains all of the problems with the Poll Tax Amendment, MN Publius
- The fake outrage on the right about money, mnpACT!
BUSINESS / ECONOMY
- PolyMet names new CEO, Star Tribune 6/21/12 11:06 p.m.
- Mining firm PolyMet hires new CEO, MPR
- Minnesota feels pain of Chicago refinery shutdown, Lee Newspapers
- Top donor to Minnesota GOP calling a timeout, Star Tribune 6/21/12 11:18 p.m.
- Who is funding the marriage amendment fight?, MinnPost
- Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi law firm opposes marriage amendment, MinnPost
CONGRESS – HOUSE
- Meghan McCain Interviews Michele Bachmann on Obama, Romney & More, The Daily Beast
CONGRESS – SENATE
- Voter ID amendment: Minnesota’s version of ‘Papers, please’?, Alexandria Echo Press 6/22/12 12:00 a.m.
- Minneapolis limits access to lakes to fight invasive species, Star Tribune 6/21/12 10:54 p.m.
- DNR survey: Most oppose wolf hunt, Star Tribune 6/22/12 7:12 a.m.
GOVERNMENT – LOCAL
- Goodhue County enters critical stretch in silica sand discussion, Rochester Post-Bulletin 6/21/12 9:29 a.m.
- Parties appeal PUC decision on CapX2020 route, Rochester Post-Bulletin 6/21/12 10:07 p.m.
- Maple Grove Hospital cuts Accretive ties, Star Tribune 6/21/12 7:47 p.m.
- Mayo Clinic to share $60 million for health reform, Rochester Post-Bulletin 6/21/12 10:17 a.m.
- Rep. Torrey Westrom inducted into National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Alexandria Echo Press 6/22/12 12:00 a.m.
OPINION – COMMENTARY
- Tony Sutton: The stars are aligned for the GOP, Star Tribune
OPINION – EDITORIAL
- Editorial: Recommit to keep Northstar on track, Star Tribune 6/21/12 9:40 p.m.
PUBLIC HEALTH / SAFETY
- Duluth storm damage could exceed $100M, Finance and Commerce 6/2112 3:45 p.m.
- In Moose Lake, a stunned, flooded community comes together, MPR
- Duluth assesses its hurt; ‘We feel overwhelmed’, Star Tribune 6/22/12 6:28 a.m.
- After deluge, Duluth will turn to federal government for help, MPR
- State worker stole IDs for fraud, Star Tribune 6/21/12 7:46 p.m.
- PETA demands Duluth zoo be prosecuted for animal flood deaths, Duluth News Tribune 6/22/12 6:59 a.m.
SAINT PAUL / MINNEAPOLIS
- Minneapolis city panel nixes rezoning for Trader Joe’s, Finance and Commerce 6/21/12 4:26 p.m.
- Minneapolis panel says no to Trader Joe’s, Star Tribune 6/21/12 11:25 p.m.
- Red Wing to benefit from national broadband initiative, Rochester Post-Bulletin 6/21/12 9:23 a.m.
- Feds want Mankato to organize on transportation funding, Mankato Free Press