THE NEW FORTY 80 days every other year...
I was reading the final issue of The NDPEA Advocate today and I found a supposition in Executive Director Stuart Savelkoul's commentary that humored me enough that I wanted to share it here. For those... Posted on 8/15/13 at 8:24 PM
STAFF BLOG JIMMY JABBER Duluth-area leaders bring a message of thanks to Capitol
ST. PAUL Previous years visits to the state Capitol by Northeastern Minnesota community leaders included requests to fund projects such as an airport terminal, a hockey arena, an intermodal transpo... Posted on 2/14/13 at 12:00 AM
STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Are things THAT bad at the state Capitol?
Eh? knows that Minnesota faces a budget deficit, but are things really that bad?
The state flag flying outside of the Capitol in St. Paul on Tuesday was upside down. A flag flown upside down can be... Posted on 2/1/13 at 11:00 PM
Longtime Democratic state Sen. Bob Jauch of Poplar announced his intentions at a news conference in the state Capitol. He was first elected to the Senate in 1986 after serving four years in the Assembly.
Jody Meyers plans to quit smoking on Monday. She’s not entirely thrilled about the idea. “They’re trying to raise taxes on everything, and it just seems like they’re taking it out on the poor people,” the Duluth woman said on Thursday as she smoked a cigarette while waiting for a bus on Superior Street. “Because the cigarettes are going up, now I have to quit smoking.”
Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said labor legislation would be a “huge distraction” from his priorities and signaled he won't pursue any new bills on public or private unions in the coming legislative session.
A Republican bill designed to kick-start an iron mine in far northern Wisconsin could mean additional costs for the state Department of Natural Resources ranging from $550,000 to $3.8 million per year, according to a DNR analysis.
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