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VIEWPOINT: South Washington County should be part of regional transit equation
VIEWPOINT: How to stay on course when supporting charitable athletic events
LETTER: People are tired of Kent's out-of-control spending
EDITOR'S VIEWPOINT: Prizes are a big deal
OUR VIEW: As nanny's story goes national, readers respond
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December 30, 2009
Viewpoint: Saltzman was instrumental in passage of landmark literacy bill at Capitol
We have a hero in our midst. I want to congratulate our Sen. Kathy Saltzman for her work and authorship of a literacy bill she has championed for three years, which was signed into law earlier this year. This law will require teacher colleges to teach scientific research, on reading...
December 30, 2009 - 8:37am
November 4, 2009
Letters to the Editor for Nov. 4
Restaurant owner's "naked sushi" event is inappropriate Where is the outrage when a local, and to date, family friendly restaurant in Woodbury advertises an all-you-can-eat "naked sushi" dinner ("Local restaurant to host 'naked sushi"'night Nov.
November 4, 2009 - 10:27am
October 22, 2009
Senators send tax letter to governors
Lawmakers from Minnesota and Wisconsin asked the states' governors to "immediately resume negotiations" on a potentially doomed income tax reciprocity agreement. In a joint letter to Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle on Oct.
October 22, 2009 - 9:29am
June 25, 2009
Saltzman: Stillwater bridge restrictions to take effect June 26
State Sen. Kathy Saltzman (DFL-Woodbury) announced that a new law restricting semi-truck lengths in downtown Stillwater will take effect on Friday, June 26. Stillwater's historic downtown and businesses will soon receive relief from gridlock and safer traffic conditions because...
June 25, 2009 - 1:54pm
June 19, 2009
City eyes possible revisions to stucco building material policy
"Stucco." It's not a popular word for some who live in Woodbury.
June 19, 2009 - 2:13pm
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...
June 12, 2009 - 1:06pm
May 7, 2009
Senate fighting for reading programs
Reading is the cornerstone of education, without knowing how to read, students may struggle in other areas as well. This is why helping students...
May 7, 2009 - 10:01am
April 29, 2009
Letter: Kudos to Sen. Saltzman
Our DFL senator, Kathy Saltzman, appears to be doing everything she can to hold down the expected tax increase. A recent newspaper description called her a moderate DFLer. Her vote and statement that the Senate went to far, attests to that description. If Kathy continues on this...
April 29, 2009 - 7:02am
April 22, 2009
Letter: Saltzman supports energy options
Thanks to Sen. Kathy Saltzman, DFL-Woodbury, for her vote to remove the ban on considering additional nuclear power in Minnesota. The measure passed the Senate 42-24 on April 2. The proposed legislation still faces a challenge in the House where it stalled after being defeated in...
April 22, 2009 - 7:35am
March 13, 2009
Group working to make Washington County first 'Yellow Ribbon' county
Everyone wants to know how the soldier is doing. No one asks how the soldier's family is doing. That is the message that military personnel took to a group gathered at Oak-Land Junior High School in Lake Elmo Monday night. The listeners were there to form coalitions and support systems...
March 13, 2009 - 10:45am
February 4, 2009
Letter: A suggestion on the transit issue
Well, Julie Bunn and Kathy Saltzman are at it again. Now they are advocating for state funds in addition to the Washington County money being proposed to finance a study and as Kathy states, to have communities shovel ready for the eventual transit service on our I-94 corridor....
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Saltzman, Bunn and Swails to hold legislative town hall meeting
State Senator Kathy Saltzman (DFL-Woodbury), State Representative Julie Bunn (DFL-Lake Elmo), and State Representative Marsha Swails (DFL-Woodbury), announced they will hold a joint legislative town meeting on Saturday, Feb. 7 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Woodbury City Hall. The legislators...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
Local legislators going to bat for I-94 study funding
Washington County is hoping to get an assist from local legislators in obtaining state funding to help pay for a transit study of the I-94 corridor in the east metro. County officials met with area legislators earlier this month to discuss the county's legislative initiatives heading...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
Senators sweet on Sorel
ST. PAUL - Perhaps the "Wedding March" would have been appropriate background music as a Minnesota Senate committee gave its blessing to the...
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Viewpoint: Deficit calls for job creation, economic stimulus
In the wake of the November fiscal forecast showing that Minnesota is facing a projected $4.8 billion shortfall for 2010-11, and an additional $426 million for the current budget year, strong and decisive action to create jobs must be the focus of our legislature when we return to...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am