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August 24, 2012
UPDATED: Disaster aid approved; Gauthier's conduct not addressed
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature overwhelmingly today approved $180 million for communities damaged by summer floods and wind storms. The House voted 125-3 for the measure, with the Senate following 60-7. The entire special session took less than two hours, and an expected House...
August 24, 2012 - 12:29pm
Special session on TV, Web
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans may follow Friday’s special session of the Legislature on the Web or the Minnesota Channel as lawmakers consider approving a disaster-relief bill. Morning committee meetings and afternoon House and Senate sessions will be aired on public television stations...
August 24, 2012 - 1:30am
August 23, 2012
Special session called; Bemidji area would get help for wind storm damage
By Don Davis Forum Communications ST. PAUL — State leaders will meet Friday vote to approve disaster relief to aid recovery from Minnesota’s June and July storms. Minnesota legislators will return to St. Paul to approve an expected $168 million in disaster relief for floods and...
August 23, 2012 - 1:08am
Gauthier says he’s withdrawing from Minnesota House race
By Brandon Stahl Forum Communications DULUTH — After starting Wednesday by announcing that he would seek re-election, embattled Duluth Representative Kerry Gauthier ended the day by saying he wouldn’t run after all. Gauthier made both announcements to Northland’s NewsCenter...
news / region
August 23, 2012 - 1:05am
August 22, 2012
Dayton, lawmakers agree to Friday disaster session
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators will return to St. Paul on Friday to approve $168 million in disaster relief for floods and other storm damage in June and July. An agreement Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders signed at 11:27 a.m. today allows no other action during the session,...
August 22, 2012 - 2:24pm
August 21, 2012
State leaders reach no decision on special legislative disaster session
By Don Davis firstname.lastname@example.org ST. PAUL – State leaders reached no decision Monday about scheduling a special legislative session to pass a disaster-relief bill, leaving unsettled whether that bill can be approved as expected on Friday. “They are still working,” said Bob...
August 21, 2012 - 12:39am
DFL House leader says Gauthier should not run
By Don Davis email@example.com ST. PAUL – The Democratic Minnesota House leader wants Rep. Kerry Gauthier, DFL-Duluth, to leave the Legislature after police reports indicate he and a teen-aged boy had oral sex at a highway rest area. “As I shared with Rep. Gauthier, I believe...
August 21, 2012 - 12:09am
August 16, 2012
Counties ask for financial assistance for storm damage
BEMIDJI — Beltrami, Cass and Itasca Counties, along with American Indian tribes in the area, have collaborated to deliver a resolution to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, asking for financial assistance for the $3.3 million in storm damage the counties accumulated this summer. Dayton...
news / region
August 16, 2012 - 9:02pm
August 15, 2012
Dayton asks federal government for storm loans
ST. PAUL – Gov. Mark Dayton wants the federal Small Business Administration to make low-interest loans available to repair homes and businesses and businesses damaged by storms and flooding in June. Meanwhile, state leaders are aiming for a special legislative session Aug. 24 to...
August 15, 2012 - 10:59pm
Bills, Williams to challenge Klobuchar
U.S. Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar will advance to the general election, along with Republican challenger Kurt Bills and Stephen Williams from the Independence Party. One candidate from each party advances to the general election. All 87 counties had reported results by 12:30 a.m....
August 15, 2012 - 12:39am
August 1, 2012
Harsdorf announces re-election campaign
Joined by friends and family at her rural River Falls home, state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) announced the kickoff to her re-election campaign Sunday, July 29. Harsdorf cited her accomplishments in the state Senate and reform agenda as the type of leadership western Wisconsin...
news / politics
August 1, 2012 - 8:13am
June 15, 2012
Government and Political News; Gov. Walker promises to stay neutral during the GOP senate primary
Governor Scott Walker says he'll stay neutral as four Republicans square off in the August 14th primary for Wisconsin's open U-S Senate seat. Walker said yesterday he'll serve as a "referee" in the case the four G-O-P hopefuls start attacking each other too much. One of the candidates,...
news / government / politics
June 15, 2012 - 9:13am
April 17, 2012
Democrat seeks 29th District Assembly seat
Jim Swanson, a Democrat, will announce his candidacy for the 29th District seat in the Wisconsin Assembly Thursday. The 29th District is currently represented by Republican John Murtha, Baldwin. All seats in the Assembly will be open for election Nov. 6. According to a press advisory,...
news / politics
April 17, 2012 - 8:31am
March 14, 2012
Minnesota Legislative News: Hunters, anglers: 'Raise fees we pay'
ST. PAUL -- It is not something heard much around the Legislature: people suggesting fees they pay go up. But Minnesota anglers and hunters...
news / government / politics
March 14, 2012 - 9:17am
March 2, 2012
State Government and Political Roundup: Recall elections scheduled for early June
It appears that the expected recall elections against Governor Scott Walker and other Republican officials will take place in early June. In a memo, the state Government Accountability Board said it could schedule the primaries as early as May first, and general elections as early...
news / government
March 2, 2012 - 8:32am