Morning Report 7/31/2012
Published: July 31,2012
Time posted: 9:44 am
NEWS FROM POLITICS IN MINNESOTA / CAPITOL REPORT
- State reaches $2.5 million settlement with Accretive 7/30/12 5:01 p.m.
BEST OF THE BLOGS
- Small businesses aren’t built alone—that’s how they die, Growth & Justice
- Pauline Kael & The Minnesota Constitution, Minnesota Conservatives
- The Case for Tim Pawlenty, Power Line
- “Quick Kurt” of 2012 echos “Fast Paced Paul” of 1990, Capitol View
- Kline continues to flee from reality of student debt crisis, MN Progressive Project
- Oops! he did it again: Kurt Bills’ campaign boosts another, more blunt ‘Wellstonian’ hook, Bluestem Prairie
- House DFL Caucus has more than $1.2 million in the bank for campaign, Capitol View
- Bachmann at the RJC, Power Line
- Dayton to get bonding recommendations Aug. 15, Capitol Chatter
- Dayton endorses Nolan, Capitol View
BUSINESS / ECONOMY
- Primary race a rarity for 8th District Dems, AP
- Hmong American Partnership opposes marriage amendment; community divided, MPR
- For Koenen, experience prepares him for challenges of new district, West Central Tribune 7/31/12 12:00 a.m.
- Wellstone son calls Bills’ ad ‘disrespectful’, AP
- Iowa: Former Bachmann campaign aide sues over controversy, AP
CONGRESS – HOUSE
- Bachmann: ‘We cannot elevate political correctness over national security’, Pioneer Press 7/30/12 11:44 p.m.
- Rep. Erik Paulsen denounces government red tape, MinnPost 7/31/12 7:00 a.m.
- For-profit colleges – including 3 in Minn. – blasted for dropouts, Star Tribune 7/30/12 11:14 p.m.
- Court weighs edited ballot question titles, AP
- Amendment titles go to Minn. high court on Tuesday, Star Tribune 7/31/12 6:01 a.m.
OPINION – COMMENTARY
- Rob Hahn: A statue for Humphrey, why not McCarthy?, Star Tribune 7/30/12 9:52 p.m.
PUBLIC HEALTH / SAFETY
- Accretive to pay $2.5M in settlement, MPR
- Accretive is banned from Minnesota, Star Tribune 7/31/12 6:31 a.m.
- Replace current law, recommends Minnesota task force on bullying, MPR
SAINT PAUL / MINNEAPOLIS
- MTA cutting train fare by $1 this week, MPR
- Metro Transit to cut fares on Northstar line to boost rail ridership, Pioneer Press 7/30/12 4:55 p.m.
Z-FILE: IRRESISTIBLE STORIES BEYOND THE PURVIEW OF PIM
- St. Paul College: Remains of watchmaking program on the auction block, Pioneer Press 7/30/12 9:45 p.m.