Politico reports Sen. Amy Klobuchar is invited to President Obama’s Superbowl party. I’ll bet he has a nice TV. Just be careful not to choke on the pretzels.
Archives for January 30, 2009
It’s not really a surprise since The Fix has been enamored with Gov. Pawlenty for quite some time. That being said, Chris Cilizza says Pawlenty is in the Top Ten Republicans to watch: 6. Tim Pawlenty: In retrospect, T-Paw being passed over as John McCain’s vice presidential pick might have been the best thing that Read more →
Democrats say they need more details from Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s budget proposal, as well as public input from a series of meetings they plan to hold throughout Minnesota next month. Republicans say they want DFL leaders need to share their budget alternatives. Another budget unknown is the amount of money coming from a federal economic Read more →
The Minnesota Senate passed a resolution Thursday setting committee deadlines for the 2009 session. The House is expected to do the same next week. The first deadline, for committees to act favorably on policy bills in the house of origin, is March 27, 8:00 p.m. The deadline for companion bills from the oppisite body is Read more →
Democrats in control of both the House and Senate have been urging Gov. Pawlenty to appoint someone to manage the the expected federal stimulus money that will be given to the state. Pawlenty announced this morning that he was appointing Tom Hanson, Commissioner of Minnesota Management and Budget, to the post. In a news release, Read more →
The economy continues to fall at a rapid pace. Several members of Congress appeared at the State Capitol yesterday to discuss the federal stimulus package that passed the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this week. DFL Rep. Jim Oberstar said the plan will create and save thousands of jobs. Others aren’t so sure. MPR and Read more →