Former Duluth City Council president Jeff Anderson, who ran against Nolan this summer in a DFL primary election, will serve as Nolan's district director. Anderson became a supporter of Nolan after the primary. He will now oversee Nolan's Minnesota congressional offices across the northeastern district, including planned offices in Duluth and Brainerd.Read More »
Monthly Archives: December 2012
News, opinion, and the best of the blogs from MN media.Read More »
MEETINGS None. EVENTS THURSDAY 5 – 7 p.m.: Fundraiser for GOP Senate members of the Environment and Energy Committee and the Agriculture and Rural Development Committee. Hosted by Sen. Dave Brown, Sen. Gary Dahms and Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen. At Shamrock’s ...Read More »
With DFLers back in control of the House and Senate, many familiar faces will be wielding key gavels when the Legislature convenes on January 8.
Tagged with: Alice Hausman Ann Lenczewski committees David Dill David Tomassoni Dick Cohen James Metzen Jean Wagenius Joe Atkins John Marty LeRoy Stumpf Lyndon Carlson Minnesota Legislature Paul Thissen Rod Skoe Session 2013 Terry Morrow Thomas Huntley Tom Bakk Tony LoureyRead More »
After several years spent patching up the state’s ailing public pensions, lawmakers have another pension fund bailout to weigh, as underfunding threatens long-range stability for 9,000-plus.
Tagged with: Brian Rice Center for the American Experiment Kim Crockett Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement Mary Most Vanek Minnesota State Retirement System pensions Phyllis Kahn Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis Public Employees Retirement Association Sandy Pappas Teachers Retirement AssociationRead More »
Senate Republicans will have 38 slots to fill when the Legislature convenes on January 8. That’s down from the 43 staffers that DFLers were able to employ while serving in the minority over the past two years.Read More »
Kansas City-based Populous, the firm that designed Target Field and TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis as well as Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, is now part of the competition for the new St. Paul Saints ballpark.
Tagged with: AECOM Technology Corp. Alex Dumke Brad Meyer Darin Knapp HDR Inc. Julie Snow Architects Knutson Construction Services PCL Construction Populous Ryan Companies US Inc. St. Paul Parks and Recreation St. Paul Saints ballparkRead More »
What are Minnesota’s partisan geographical patterns in the wake of the 2012 elections? Steven Schier explores the evidence and consider its implications for the state’s electoral future.Read More »
Any change in laws is likely to provoke strong arguments from both the right and the left, revealing yet another fault line in our political culture.Read More »
MEETINGS None. EVENTS None. WHAT’S COMING UP FRANKEN EVENT: The holiday event hosted by Franni and Sen. Al Franken, which was postponed because of the Sandy Hook School shootings, has been rescheduled for Friday, January 11 from 5:30 to 7:30 ...Read More »