My spidey senses say it’s going to be a long night. Budget talks just broke off for the dinner hour (half hour they say). DFL House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher and DFL Assistant Senator Majority Leader Tarryl Clark said the recent meetings focused on the tax bill (even though they also said it was a Read more →
Archives for May 14, 2008
DFL Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller has his own draft sountrack for the session. Here it is: Whipping Post – Allman Brothers Stand By Me – Ben E. King One Way or Another – Blondie The Times They Are A-Changin’ – Bob Dylan Back Door Man – The Doors Peope are strange – The Doors Read more →
The Minnesota Historical Society just removed the official gubernatorial portraits of Elmer L. Andersen, Harold LeVander and Jesse Ventura. The paintings appear to have red and black markings on it. They think it was done by some school children who were touring the Capitol. The paintings will be repaired and replaced.
1st District GOP candidate Brian Davis issued a news release saying the National Republican Congressional Committee is backing him. Davis is running in a primary against State Sen. Dick Day. DFL Rep. Tim Walz is running for reeelction. Meanwhile, 6th District DFL candidate El Tinklenberg has started running radio ads. He’s running against GOP Rep. Read more →
Budget talks broke down last night and the House and Senate moved forward with passing an Education Finance bill that Gov. Pawlenty has promised to veto. The bill received enough votes for a veto proof majority. The Pi Press, Forum Communications, the Star Tribune, MPR, the St. Cloud Times and the AP have stories. There Read more →