When the throng of observers showed up at Ramsey County District Court on Thursday morning, filling the court of Judge Kathleen Gearin and spilling into the hallway outside the chamber’s open doors, most felt confident that Gearin would concoct some variation on the shutdown operations plan created by the courts in 2005 -- and that, by day’s end, they would know in general terms what gets funded in a shutdown and what does not.Read More »
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Out of the three DFL constitutional officers in Minnesota, it was Attorney General Lori Swanson who raised the most money in her re-election bid, taking in $141,000 with $203,000 in the bank.
Tagged with: 2010 constitutional officer races Chris Barden Dan Severson Lori Swanson Mark Ritchie Minnesota Attorney General Minnesota Secretary of State Minnesota state auditor Pat Anderson Rebecca OttoRead More »
DFL Chair Melendez criticized the candidates endorsed tonight at the GOP state convention to run for secretary of state and attorney general. Both offices are currently held by DFLers.Read More »
After years of unsuccessful tries and despite opposition from unexpected quarters, Minnesota became the 23rd U.S. state (along with the federal government and the District of Columbia) to enact a false claims law when the measure passed as part of ...Read More »
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson should be happy that Mike Kaszuba‘s Sunday Star Tribune story about her office came on the eve of the first week of serious budget movement at the Capitol. Yet even amid the suddenly furious pace ...Read More »