Gov. Pawlenty issued a letter to the commissioner of Minnesota Management and Budget telling him to stop funding to ACORN unless the state is legally obligated to provide such funding. Pawlenty said he’s ordering the review after reports surfaced about alleged illegal activity from group. The only problem is there is no state funding currently Read more

Margaret Anderson Kelliher officially announced her campaign for governor this morning in Mankato. Kelliher, who is also the MN House Speaker, joins a crowded field of candidates who hope to win the open seat. Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced in June that he will not seek reelection. You can listen to Kelliher’s announcement here: