Wednesday, August 29, 2012
The governor is scheduled to address the Republican National Convention between 10 and 11 p.m.
Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter| Blog for us Eagan resident and former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty is scheduled to speak alongside a number of Republican heavyweights at the Republican National Convention this week. Pawlenty is scheduled to give remarks at 9 p.m. on Wednesday evening. The full speaking and presentation schedule is below: 7:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Former state legislator Mike Obermueller, who is campaigning to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. John Kline in the 2nd District, accused Bachmann of "political dramatics."
Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter Candidate for Congress Mike Obermueller released the following statement regarding U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann’s accusations that members of the Muslim Brotherhood have infiltrated the U.S. government, in which she names prominent Muslims in the Democratic Party as operatives: “Michele Bachmann’s baseless personal attacks on Huma Abedin and Congressman Keith Ellison are exactly the kind of nonsense that people hate about Washington—too much time spent on political dramatics and not nearly enough time getting things done,” said Obermueller, who is running for in the 2nd Congressional District. “Today I stand with the chorus of Democratic and Republican voices that …
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Rep. John Kline (R-Lakeville) says the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Obama's health care law “underscores the importance of fully repealing (it)."
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Saturday, June 30, 2012
Friday, September 16, 2011
Congressman John Kline and other GOPers passed a bill limiting the authority of the National Labor Relations Board, which recently took on Boeing — a prominent campaign donor — in labor dispute.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Find out who did and who didn't.
State workers are not the only ones who are going without pay because of the shutdown: According to a report by City Pages, Gov. Mark Dayton and 48 legislators in the Minnesota House have declined pay for the duration of the budget crisis, which is now into its second week. Burnsville’s own representatives — Republicans Pam Myhra and Diane Anderson — are not among them. However, the two freshmen are hardly in the minority. Just 35.8 percent of house members opted for a pay cut, ostensibly out of solidarity with the 20,000 state workers who have been laid off because of the budget impasse between the two parties. Myhra said she will continue to collect pay on principle. “My job is to be here for regular session, which I faithfully did, and …
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
The state is headed for imminent shutdown after hours of haggling between Gov. Mark Dayton and GOP legislators failed to produce results.
The state of Minnesota has officially shut down, much to the chagrin of protesters on the Capitol steps. “I think that (reaching a deal) is the responsible thing to do, that’s what the job of the government is—to keep it open, to keep it running, to figure out how to work a budget,” said Burnsville resident Neil Aasve from the foot of the capitol building.“The stubbornness that’s going on is just not what government is supposed to do. Trying to come out of a recession laying off a lot of workers— private or public it doesn’t matter—it’s just going to leave a lot of people unemployed so that’s not going to help anyone. After weeks of intense negotiations, capped by closed-door sessions through Thursday’s waning minutes, Gov. Mark Dayton and…