The Daily Digest: 6-23-09

The Legislative Advisory Commission is scheduled to meet again next week to discuss Gov. Pawlenty’s unallotment plan.

The Star Tribune wonders whether the disabled will be left on the curb after legislative action and Gov. Pawlenty’s unallotment.

The Minnesota State Bar is going to weigh in on the change to attorneys fees.

A group wants the soon to be cut campaign funds maintained.

MAPE ratified a new two year contract with the state of MN.

GOP Rep. Kurt Zellers and GOP Rep. Randy Demmer are seeking to become GOP House Minority Leader. The vote is this evening.

A family sues the Metro Gang Strike Force.]

Gas efficient driving will be on display today.


President Obama will hold a news conference today at 11:30 AM. You can listen to it live on MPR.

President Obama announced a deal with drug companies.

He also signed a sweeping anti-smoking bill.

Justices exempt a Texas district from the voting rights act.

Smart Politics wonders whether Minnesota’s congressional delegation is voting more conservatively.

A ten year old health advocate takes his message to Washington.

The Climate Change bill is headed to the House floor for a vote.

The Hill says there’s no chance DFL Rep. Collin Peterson loses his chairmanship.

Lobbyists back DFL Rep. Jim Oberstar’s highway bill.


GOP state Rep. Tom Emmer considers a run for governor.

Check how the Taxpayers League of Minnesota rank the gubernatorial hopefuls.


Gov. Pawlenty is hitting the road over the next few months.

2008 Race for U.S. Senate

MSNBC takes a look at the race by the numbers.


Styx visits the White House.

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