STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER ‘People have a right to expect lower property taxes’
By Don Davis
The future of state aid that many local Minnesota governments depend on may be at stake in the next few weeks as property taxes appeared to be headed up.
By mid-December, city, county and... Posted on 11/25/13 at 9:07 AM
STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Watford City to house new judge
BISMARCK -- Watford City will be home to a new judgeship aimed at addressing the increase in court filings in growing Oil Patch communities, the North Dakota Supreme Court decided Tuesday.
State legis... Posted on 6/4/13 at 6:41 PM
STAFF BLOG JIMMY JABBER Duluth-area leaders bring a message of thanks to Capitol
ST. PAUL Previous years visits to the state Capitol by Northeastern Minnesota community leaders included requests to fund projects such as an airport terminal, a hockey arena, an intermodal transpo... Posted on 2/14/13 at 12:00 AM
STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Are things THAT bad at the state Capitol?
Eh? knows that Minnesota faces a budget deficit, but are things really that bad?
The state flag flying outside of the Capitol in St. Paul on Tuesday was upside down. A flag flown upside down can be... Posted on 2/1/13 at 11:00 PM
Call it a long-awaited good start. This year marks the first time in four seasons that Spirit Mountain has opened in time to capitalize on local skiers’ and snowboarders’ Thanksgiving craving for a winter fix.
Minnesota must make it easier for sex offenders to finish a treatment program that for most has resulted in indefinite state custody and should try to get politics out of the screening process, a task force said Monday.
ST. PAUL — A state security panel backed the idea of more regular permit checks for gun owners who want to carry weapons in the state Capitol, but fell short of votes Tuesday on a proposal to ban guns altogether in certain state government buildings or areas.
Remember all that bluster at the end of the last legislative session, how property taxes in Minnesota would go down in 2014? A multibillion-dollar tax bill approved by DFL-majority lawmakers would see to it, they said. So would
Under the bill, anyone who disseminates a nude picture without the subject's consent, regardless of whether the subject granted consent to capture the image, would be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by up to $10,000 in fines and nine months in jail.
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