MPR’s Tim Pugmire talked with GOP Rep. John Kline this afternoon about Kline’s election to become the GOP lead on the House Education and Labor Committee. Kline said it’s an honor to be in the position. He said health care, card check and No Child Left Behind Reauthorization are going to the be the big Read more →
Archives for June 17, 2009
DFL House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher and DFL Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller sent a letter to the governor today that requests answers to several questions. They are sending the letter today so MMB Commissioner Tom Hanson has time to gather the information. Here are the questions (I’ll link to the letter when they send Read more →
Gov. Pawlenty is scheduled to speak to a group that trains GOP candidates for state and local office in August. The group, known as GOPAC, is hosting a state and local summit in Chicago. Pawlenty will speak about health care. Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels are also scheduled to speak.
GOP Rep. John Kline won the top post on the House Education and Labor Committee. Here’s the release from his office: John Kline Named Ranking Republican on 50-Member Education & Labor Committee Minnesota Congressman Ready to Take the Lead WASHINGTON – Minnesota Congressman John Kline was chosen today by the House Republican Steering Committee to Read more →
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman, DFL Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller and officials respresenting the state’s hospital system will be on MPR’s Midmorning at 9 AM. Yours truly will also be on the show for a bit but don’t let that stop you from listening. MPR’s Midday will also feature several DFL lawmakers and MMB Read more →
Local governments and health and human services programs take the brunt of the cuts in Gov. Pawlenty’s unallotment plan. MPR, AP, the Pi Press, MinnPost, Fox9, the Star Tribune and Forum Communications have stories. The plan draws concerns from lawmakers and special interest groups. Here’s a list of the proposed unallotments. Here’s how it will Read more →