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February 25, 2014
Area lawmakers begin legislative session
Tuesday’s opening of the 2014 Minnesota legislative session saw one area lawmaker author legislation that passed unanimously and will increase funding for heating assistance and another legislator elected to a leadership post.
February 25, 2014 - 8:34pm
Analysis: Election-year politics never will be far from Minnesota legislators
ST. PAUL -- Politics and legislating always are intertwined, but they could be even more so in the Minnesota Legislature this year. Minnesota’s 201 state lawmakers returned to St. Paul Tuesday for a shorter-than-normal 2014 legislative session (they must be done by May 19), with...
February 25, 2014 - 4:32pm
February 20, 2014
Lawmakers look at 2014 session
Republican and DFL lawmakers are anticipating what they want to accomplish as a new legislative session begins. DFL House Majority Leader Erin...
February 20, 2014 - 8:50pm
February 11, 2014
Governor Dayton's surgery went well
ROCHESTER - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's hip surgery at Mayo Clinic went well. “He's resting comfortably,” Dayton Press Secretary Matt Swenson said Monday. The surgery was to reattach a tendon to his hip. Dayton is to remain at Mayo a couple more days, then wear a hip...
February 11, 2014 - 1:19pm
February 4, 2014
Democrats getting ready for the fight
There were no contested races in the DFL party, therefore no straw polls — but more than 100 Democrats from across Crow Wing County gathered...
February 4, 2014 - 11:14pm
Dayton expands eligibility for heat assistance
ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton has expanded a financial aid program to help more low-income Minnesotans to afford to hear their homes. An estimated 120,000 more Minnesota households will qualify for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program under Dayton's executive order. Dayton’s...
February 4, 2014 - 3:28pm
Dayton picks chief of staff as running mate
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton did not look far to find a new running mate. He announced this morning that his chief of staff, Tina Flint Smith, will replace Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon on this year's ballot. In much of Dayton's three years in office Smith has been more...
February 4, 2014 - 10:07am
February 3, 2014
Thousands to take part in Minnesota Caucuses Tuesday
ST. PAUL — The road to the Minnesota governor’s office, a U.S. Senate seat and hundreds of other elective offices starts Tuesday night in classrooms, town halls and community centers across the state. That’s when thousands of voters will trudge out in the midwinter cold to attend...
February 3, 2014 - 11:02pm
January 30, 2014
Area lawmakers push for Brainerd airport project
State lawmakers representing District 10 last week sent a letter to Gov. Mark Dayton encouraging him to support funding for the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport in his future Capital Budget Recommendations. The project was not included in his initial recommendations. Authors of the...
January 30, 2014 - 7:48pm
January 26, 2014
Dayton, lawmakers urge White House action on propane shortage
ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton and several Minnesota lawmakers called on the Obama administration Saturday to take immediate action to address the region’s propane shortage. Dayton was joined by U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, and U.S. Reps. Collin Peterson, Betty McCollum,...
January 26, 2014 - 6:05pm
January 21, 2014
Court ruling allows Vikings stadium finance to proceed
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Supreme Court this afternoon tossed out a lawsuit challenging the financing of a new Vikings stadium, averting a situation that Gov. Mark Dayton said could have stopped construction. Justices dismissed the suit that sought to prohibit the state from selling...
January 21, 2014 - 4:09pm
January 16, 2014
Dayton expects quick decision on running mate
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton told reporters Wednesday that he wants to make a decision soon about who will replace Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon as his running mate. But he gave no hint as to who he might be considering to replace the former state senator from Duluth. Dayton...
January 16, 2014 - 10:50am
January 15, 2014
Three area projects among Dayton's recommendations
Three area projects were listed in Gov. Mark Dayton’s $986 million bonding proposal that was released Wednesday. The projects are: • Little Falls truck station — Completion of this project will cost $3.58 million. Additional funding is needed to address unanticipated construction...
January 15, 2014 - 10:04pm
January 14, 2014
Prettner Solon will not be Dayton's running mate
ST. PAUL -- Yvonne Prettner Solon plans to return home to Duluth a year from now after announcing today that she will not be Gov.
January 14, 2014 - 10:24am
January 3, 2014
Governor closes public schools Monday, citing cold weather
Public schools statewide will be closed Monday because of the forecasted dangerously cold weather. Gov. Mark Dayton made the announcement early Friday in order to give school administrators, teachers and parents enough time to plan for the change. “The safety of Minnesota’s schoolchildren...
January 3, 2014 - 8:48pm