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  • Wednesday, June 01, 2016 10:01 AM
    As has been well-reported, the legislative process has some serious flaws. When last-minute negotiations keep both legislators and the public in the dark, it’s clear that the transparency and accessibility we value in government is harmed.
  • Thursday, May 19, 2016 10:32 AM
    First the Governor and now the DFL-controlled Minnesota Senate are advocating for a borrowing bill of at least $1.4 billion this year.
  • Wednesday, March 30, 2016 9:49 AM
    Rep. Bob Vogel, R-Elko New Market, has authored a bill that would provide taxpayers with greater transparency when local municipalities are considering or renewing franchise fees for utility services.
  • Wednesday, March 30, 2016 9:48 AM
    Sen. Kevin Dahle (DFL-Northfield) has authored a new bill intended to protect Minnesotans from debt settlement scams.
  • Wednesday, March 30, 2016 9:31 AM
    March is the month for the annual township meetings. Thank you to everyone who attended and provided feedback on a variety of issues which affect all of us.
  • Wednesday, March 16, 2016 9:10 AM
    Rep. Bob Vogel, R-Elko New Market, is the chief author of a bipartisan bill that would reinstitute a ceiling for debt payments related to state capital investment borrowing.
  • Wednesday, March 16, 2016 9:09 AM
    As Minnesota enjoys a 15-year unemployment low, a number one ranking for job creation, and a structural budget surplus, we can say definitively that the state of our state is strong.
  • Wednesday, March 09, 2016 11:51 AM
    We are buried by claims in the media that law enforcement is racist and incompetent – or the opposite, that police officers are trigger-happy zealots, super-competently framing people for crimes they did not commit.
  • Dahle Says State Has Strong Budget Forecast
    Wednesday, December 09, 2015 10:47 AM
    Today’s budget forecast of $1.871 billion demonstrates Minnesota is finally on sound footing and has eliminated the budget deficits our state has faced for more than a decade.
  • Thursday, November 19, 2015 10:39 AM
    My memory of this killer storm is very clear as I became a part of the history that has been told many times.
  • Thursday, November 05, 2015 10:25 AM
    For all the talk of high taxes during every election season, Minnesotans are actually paying less of their income to state taxes than last year, continuing a 20-year decline in the average price of government.
  • Wednesday, October 21, 2015 11:19 AM
    We recently received good news when the Minnesota Court of Appeals sided with consumer freedom by repealing a requirement that fire sprinkler systems be installed in new homes of 4,500 square feet or larger.
  • Start of New School Year Brings Changes
    Wednesday, September 23, 2015 9:10 AM
    Earlier this month, after the traditional State Fair cheese curds and trip around the Education Building, school started for my family, along with thousands of other families and teachers in Minnesota
  • Wednesday, June 24, 2015 9:37 AM
    When the Minnesota Legislature started its business several months ago, the state had a nearly $2 billion surplus, but the House and Senate disagreed on many fiscal and policy issues.
  • Wednesday, June 17, 2015 9:43 AM
    The Legislature re-passed three budget-related bills during a special session Friday and early Saturday morning that Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed after the regular session adjourned in May.

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