The Legislative Advisory Commission will meet again on Tuesday, June 30th, to discuss Governor Pawlenty’s unallotment plan. Minnesota Management and Budget says the meeting will be at 10 AM in Room 15 of the State Capitol. The meeting comes one day before Gov. Pawlenty has the authority to balance the budget on his own.
Archives for June 22, 2009
The Taxpayers League of Minnesota released its 2009 scorecard this afternoon. Six members (including one gubernatorial hopeful) scored 100%. Republican Governor Tim Pawlenty and GOP House Minority Leader Marty Seifert (who is running for governor) were dubbed “Heroes of the Taxpayer.” DFL House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher (who is considering a run for governor) and Read more →
Gov. Pawlenty has accepted an invitation to speak at the conservative Family Research Council’s Value Voter’s Summit this September. The meeting is scheduled on September 18-20 in Washington D.C. Here’s the synopsis of the event: Adding to the line-up of conservative “who’s who,” Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R-Minn.) confirmed his appearance at FRC Action’s Values Voter Read more →
GOP state Rep. Tom Emmer of Delano says he’s decided against running for Republican House Minority Leader and will instead support GOP state Rep. Kurt Zellers of Maple Grove for the position. Emmer said he can’t dedicate the time for the GOP leadership position” “The leader of our caucus cannot continue to promote him or Read more →
Common Cause Minnesota wants Gov. Tim Pawlenty to payback all the campaign money he’s received through the Political Contribution Refund program. The pending demise of the program prompted this news release: Common Cause Minnesota calls on Governor Pawlenty to return all the money that he has received as a result of the political contribution refund Read more →
Low income renters are worried about Gov. Pawlenty’s cut to the renter’s credit. Minnesota school officials are scrambling to find funding after Gov. Pawlenty promised an IOU to them. Crookston school officials are forced to borrow after Pawlenty’s unallotment. U of M grad students are facing a large tuition hike. No lawsuits have been filed Read more →