STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER A few answers to fiscal cliff questions
The fiscal cliff is getting more and more attention with a Dec. 31 federal government deadline looming, but Americans seem to have a lot of questions:
Just what is the fiscal cliff?
The simple answe... Posted on 11/19/12 at 4:47 PM
ON MY MIND First day back to work at MnDOT
After 20 days of the Minnesota government shutdown, I was contacted by my supervisor yesterday afternoon (July 20) to go back to work today.
The shutdown was over. The waiting was over. The anxiety w... Posted on 7/22/11 at 12:02 AM
BEYOND THE BEAT Bills, bills, bills: How local lawmakers stack up
Legislators are steaming through work at the Capitol, but how much of it has come from Woodbury-area lawmakers? Heres a quick run-down of how many bills area legislators have offered.
Sen. Ted Lillie... Posted on 4/6/11 at 4:06 PM
EAST METRO WATER WITH ANGIE HONG A Little Government Goes a Long Way
Employees at the Washington Conservation District like to joke that the District is the best-kept secret in the county. Their mission, to enhance, protect, and preserve the natural resources of Washin... Posted on 9/17/10 at 8:15 AM
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature ended a historic 2013 session seconds before midnight Monday after voting to renovate the state Capitol building, help communities fight floods, give veterans a new facility and provide disaster assistance.
ST. PAUL -- The keystone of Minnesota Democrats’ budget plans, $2 billion in tax increases, was headed for final legislative passage late Sunday while a public works bill remained in doubt as time runs out in the 2013 legislative session.
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House, Senate and governor’s office agreed to a tax plan Thursday night, four months after the Legislature started and four days before lawmakers must wrap up work for the year.
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota political leaders have spent months preparing state budget plans, and eight days before the Legislature must adjourn for the year they announced they have reached agreement on some tax and spend guidelines.
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