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Council orders road rehabilitation project for 2015
Emotions run high at sentencing in Fitzgerald overdose death case
Washington County's dispatch system set for upgrade
Staff cuts, employee furloughs, program reductions among District 833's $8.5M budget-cutting proposal
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January 27, 2010
Caucuses start political year: Local DFL, GOP events planned; IP goes online
Campaigning for the Nov. 2 election begins in earnest Feb. 2. Precinct caucuses on Tuesday will give local residents an early say in state legislative races, a wide-open battle for the governor's office and an attention-grabbing congressional contest. The caucuses, which mark the...
January 27, 2010 - 9:18am
June 19, 2009
Democrats call unallotment illegal
ST. PAUL - Democrats claim Gov. Tim Pawlenty's plan to cut $2.7 billion from the state budget is illegal. Democratic legislative leaders Thursday told the Republican governor's commissioners that Pawlenty is overstepping his legal authority in balancing the budget by himself. "There...
June 19, 2009 - 8:49am
June 12, 2009
Ritchie to keynote DFL Family Picnic at Tartan Park
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie is scheduled to present the keynote address at the fifth annual "Family Picnic for Senate District 56 Democrats" on Monday, June 22 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Tartan Park in Lake Elmo. Ritchie is expected to update picnic attendees on the 2008...
June 12, 2009 - 1:06pm
June 3, 2009
Letter: Republicans need new leaders
This is hard for me to say, but I will just say it anyway. I am a Rep... a Republican. There, I said it. Am I embarrassed to admit it? Yes, given the current state of the Republican Party. It feels more like a funeral than a party! The Republican Party is like a ship adrift on...
opinion / letters
June 3, 2009 - 7:46am
May 19, 2009
Lawmakers assign blame for budget stalemate
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers agree the whopping budget deficit they faced this legislative session was no surprise, but point fingers across...
May 19, 2009 - 8:21am
May 18, 2009
Lawmakers watch time pass
ST. PAUL - Sen. Rod Skoe sat at his desk in the Senate chamber Sunday evening, watching a Minnesota House debate on his laptop computer. Skoe serves on a House-Senate tax conference committee that often is hard at work in a legislative session's final days, but that committee has...
May 18, 2009 - 9:26am
May 8, 2009
New tax increase moves at warp speed
ST.PAUL - Democrats were poised to pass a $1 billion tax increase today, an alternative to larger hikes the House and Senate already approved. And...
May 8, 2009 - 12:46pm
January 28, 2009
Letter: Follow the political rhetoric
It was not long ago that many Social Democrats (read Democrats) were scandalized because the national debt was approaching 500 billion dollars. Fast forward: the new occupant of the White House suggests that we may have annual federal deficits of a trillion dollars for some time...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
August 27, 2008
Minnesota Democrats say they are united
ST. PAUL - Hillary Clinton tried to replace a question mark about her support of Barack Obama Tuesday night with an exclamation point. "Barack Obama is my candidate," Clinton told a raucous Democratic National Convention crowd. "And he must be our president." The New York senator...
August 27, 2008 - 12:00am
August 11, 2008
Democrats don't wait to go after Pawlenty
ST. PAUL - Democrats are not waiting for Gov. Tim Pawlenty to become John McCain's running mate; they are attacking now. The Democratic National Committee has launched www.thenextcheney.com, which criticizes the leading Republican vice presidential contenders, including Minnesota's...
August 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 18, 2008
Viewpoint: The recipe for $2 a gallon gasoline
Congress' job is to look out for you, the American people. But as these out-of-control gas prices prove, Congress is letting you down. Each day brings another ulcer-inducing, record-smashing high -- and these dizzying costs are hurting families across the country. Gas has surpassed...
June 18, 2008 - 12:00am
January 23, 2008
District 56 DFL Party to hold precinct caucuses Feb. 5
Democrats from around Senate District 56 -- Central Washington County, Woodbury to Stillwater, Lake Elmo to the St. Croix River -- will gather on Tuesday, Feb. 5 for the DFL Party's biennial precinct caucuses. The Senate District 56 DFL caucuses will be held at Oak-Land Junior High...
January 23, 2008 - 12:00am