Lt. Gov. Carol Molnau will make a public appearance on Thursday at the National Day of Prayer: 12:00 p.m. – Saint Paul Governor Pawlenty and Lieutenant Governor Molnau speak at the 57th Annual National Day of Prayer celebration. The National Day of Prayer was established by an act of Congress as a day to encourage Read more →
Archives for April 30, 2008
Here’s what he wrote: Will McCain name a vice presidential candidate in mid-July to step up fund-raising before the national convention, or will he wait until Democrats make their choice in late August? A rumor running through the political community now puts former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in the lead for VP. But Romney has Read more →
DFL Rep. Alice Hausman of St. Paul has been wearing a button that has a picture of Pinocchio with a circle and a red line through it. Hausman said she was wearing the button with the hopes that everyone negotiates in good faith over the final weeks of the session. She wouldn’t say when asked Read more →
Tax rankings are always a sensitive issue since statistics are always open to interpretation. During an afternoon news conference, Governor Pawlenty said Minnesota is 49th in the latest report from the small business and entrepreneurship council’s business tax index. South Dakota is first. New Jersey is last. Is this group’s tax rating fair?
Here’s the release: Centrist Blue Dog Coalition Endorses El Tinklenberg Tinklenberg will bring commonsense, fiscal responsibility to government Blaine,MN – Today El Tinklenberg, Democratic candidate for Congress in Minnesota’s 6th District, announced that he has received the endorsement of the centrist Blue Dog Coalition, a group of conservative Democrats in the House of Representatives who Read more →
Democrat Al Franken says he will pay $70,000 in back taxes to 17 states. Republican talking points say “It’s troubling.” Democratic talking points say “Franken paid all of his taxes but not to the right place.” Is Franken a dead man walking? Will another Democrat (paging Mike Ciresi) get in the race? How much does Read more →