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... many boards commissioners are assigned, to ensure our county receives our fair share of benefits from boards such as Metropolitan Council, Emergency Services, Solid Waste Control, Mosquito Control, Greater MSP, and Minnesota legislative Delegation.
The Met Council is working toward finishing 60 percent of the design work and planners expect to finalize that work by the end of 2017.

A Thursday candidate forum about poverty in Duluth will give the spotlight to low-income residents before hearing from those running for St. Louis County Board and the Minnesota legislature. The 2016 Local Solutions to Poverty Candidate Forum is at 6 p ...
The cut was ordered by the 2015 Minnesota legislature to help reduce operating costs for northeastern Minnesota's largest industries - taconite plants and paper mills.
The past two years in the Minnesota legislature have been frustrating. Under House Republican leadership, the 2015 session ended in chaos and resulted in a special session to finish our work.

While the national media focus on Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, voters will have important state-level choices to make on November 8. All of the seats in the Minnesota legislature will be on the ballot, including state senators who will set taxes ...
Often, Minnesota legislative candidates' own advertising efforts boost themselves, and say little about opponents. However, that is not how it works with groups outside candidates' control, groups that mostly try to tear down candidates they do not ...
The night sky mirrors Ilhan Omar's mood: gray and funky. The 33-year-old Somali-born Minnesotan is known for keeping her face toward the sun.
... area an opportunity to know and understand how the legislative process worked in the last three decades of the 20th Century and how it compares to the current and recent past Minnesota legislature," said Steve Wenzel, who serves as executive ...
election Day is Nov. 8. From the presidential race to the constitutional amendment, here's your guide to who - and what - is on the ballot.
Barb Huberty brings experience as an educator and longtime work in local environmental issues to her job as director of the Minnesota legislative Water Commission. Huberty joined the commission staff in January 2015 after teaching secondary school ...
Noting that his comments suggesting the Affordable Care Act is no longer affordable for many have been turned against fellow Democrats on the ballot, Gov.
In politics, what's expeditious in the near term can be detrimental in the long run. Today's case in point: The Minnesota legislature's handling of its own compensation. For nearly two decades, the Legislature has done the politically expeditious thing ...
The Minnesota legislative Auditor found that over a five-month period the state overpaid between $115 million and $271 million in Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare benefits due to MNsure's failure to ensure people met the program's eligibility ...

MinnPost reviewed hundreds of political mailers to discern the big themes - from health care to legislative pay raises - in the tight race for control of the Minnesota legislature. Some of the mailers are are positive, laying out the priorities for ...
The council's preliminary recommendations are due to Dayton and the Minnesota legislature by Feb. ... to the co-chairs, the Governor's Council on law enforcement and Community Relations will have 15 other voting members and 17 ex-officio members ...
In 2013, the Minnesota legislature enacted a provision requiring the state's largest electric utility, Xcel Energy, to submit a plan to the public utilities Commission under which the utility would provide customers the option to purchase electricity ...
Tired of the gridlock and dysfunction in St. Paul? Me, too. For the past few years, the Minnesota legislature has been unproductive.
He went on to say he hopes the city now doesn't find a developer before the end of the year so city can get issues hammered out with the state during the 2017 Minnesota legislative session. He wants language that doesn't punish preservation. Agree or ...
Minnesota sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) officials earlier this year told the Minnesota legislature that the new stadium will have "a major impact [on] the local economy, both in employment and in providing revenue to hundreds of Minnesota companies.
Despite a growing minority population in the state, the Minnesota legislature continues to fall behind on diversity. In the state legislature's history, there have only been 36 lawmakers who've identified as racial or ethnic minorities.
He noted that recent political impasse kept the Minnesota legislature from passing key transportation and bonding bills last session.
The Minnesota legislative MNSure Oversight Committee met for the first time since news broke last week that some health insurance rates in the individual market are going up as much as 67 percent.
A candidate for the Minnesota legislature who was arrested and jailed over the weekend is charged with felony domestic assault after an altercation in which he allegedly shoved his wife to the floor and choked her son.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 9:56 am. Minneapolis Star Tribune Distributed by Tribune Content Agency Bipartisan accord on anything pertaining to transportation funding at the Minnesota legislature is so rare that when ... Read more | Add your comment ...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 9:56 am. Minneapolis Star Tribune Distributed by Tribune Content Agency Bipartisan accord on anything pertaining to transportation funding at the Minnesota legislature is so rare that when ... Read more | Add your comment ...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 9:56 am. Minneapolis Star Tribune Distributed by Tribune Content Agency Bipartisan accord on anything pertaining to transportation funding at the Minnesota legislature is so rare that when ... Read more | Add your comment ...
campaign finance numbers released this week showed that 142 legislative candidates have spent nearly $100,000 on food for their races.
Minneapolis Star Tribune Distributed by Tribune Content Agency Bipartisan accord on anything pertaining to transportation funding at the Minnesota legislature is so rare that when ... Read more | Add your comment ...
Bipartisan accord on anything pertaining to transportation funding at the Minnesota legislature is so rare that when it appears, it warrants notice.
Motorists heading out of Willmar to St. Cloud or the Twin Cities can expect a couple of traffic jams. Minnesota 23 is a modern, four-lane road until it hits New London, then it bottlenecks down to two lanes to Paynesville, squeezing trucks, commuters ...
... Pro jobs Majority, the Minnesota Action Network, the Northstar Leadership Fund and the Freedom Club, all of which favor Republicans, have raised more than $2.2 million.
The other meeting guest, Buck McAlpine, a Minnesota legislature lobbyist, who has worked on taxing district legislation in the past, indicated he and his team could probably get something drafted and garner enough interest for the 2017 session, if the ...
As for the latter, board members and district officials are anticipating that by the time the February 2017 votes come around, the Minnesota legislature will have passed a tax initiative - which has bipartisan support - that provides 40 percent tax ...
In addition to supporting the election of Democrat Hillary Clinton as president, the afl-cio and its affiliates have made it a top priority to elect DFL majorities in both houses of the Minnesota legislature. The unions have organized Labor 2016 "Days ...
The levy is largely driven by formulas coming from the Minnesota legislature, and Stotts added the board has little discretion over setting the actual levy.
The project was delayed with no 2016 bonding bill from the Minnesota legislature. The board in recent weeks did move to raise fees for some items collected at the materials recovery center in Rice Lake.
... because Planned Parenthood does other things, including abortions). It looks like she got her playbook from Michele Bachmann, who is now part of Donald Trump's team.
Beery was assisted by Chippewa County Deputy Richard Shamla. Christopher says thanks to legislation passed by the 2015 Minnesota legislature, police officers and EMTs across the state have access to the life-saving drug. Just like the life-saving epi ...
Torrey, R-District 12, were prepared to discuss the failed bonding bill and transportation bill in the Minnesota legislature. They repeated their efforts to bring needed change and stressed the importance of healthcare and broadband in rural Minnesota.
Clover Valley high school opened in 1929, but then the Minnesota legislature passed a school consolidation law in 1967. Clover Valley graduated its last class in 1974, and it would never be used a school again.
... themselves with like-minded people, to which they think contributes to a growing divide among political parties and a lack of action in congress.
Recognizing that political pitfalls are doing in the Minnesota legislature's ability to get much done and identifying the need to more effectively reach across the aisle are signs of political maturity for Metsa, a two-term incumbent who once again is ...
... themselves with like-minded people, to which they think contributes to a growing divide among political parties and a lack of action in congress.
The Minnesota legislature approved a record $46 million in new funding to support mental health initiatives during the 2015 session.
Each of the Minnesota legislature's 201 seats is up for grabs. And, of course, there's that quiet little race for president of the United States.


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