The Select Committee on Disparities and Opportunities will be co-chaired by Sen. Jeff Hayden, DFL-Minneapolis, and Bobby Joe Champion, DFL-Minneapolis.Read More »
Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk says proposed amendments to the state constitution should need backing from 60 percent of both the Senate and the House.Read More »
1.) The state health insurance exchange has about one month to present a 2015 budget to the Legislature, but probably won’t know its full financial picture until several weeks past that point. Lawmakers, especially Republicans, peppered interim MNsure CEO Scott ...Read More »
Seifert, who joined the gubernatorial contest in late November, nabbed 28 percent of the precinct vote to lead all comers.
Tagged with: Chris Dahlberg Dave Thompson Harold Shudlick Jeff Johnson Julianne Ortman Kurt Zellers Marty Seifert Michele Bachmann Mike McFadden Monti Moreno Phil Krinkie Rhonda Sivarajah Rob Farnsworth Tom EmmerRead More »
Candidate fundraising disclosures in the gubernatorial race are not due until the end of this month, but some entrants just couldn’t wait to tell the public how much they received. Three Republican candidates have released their totals so far, and Gov. Mark Dayton has preemptively hinted at his own total, giving some indication of the shape of the race at the onset of the election year.Read More »
After Minneapolis activist Doug Mann’s court challenge to the new Vikings stadium forced yet another postponement of a critical bond sale, state officials, project boosters and more than a few bellicose Vikings fans wasted no time in deriding Mann as a frivolous publicity hound.Read More »