The Minnesota Majority, Taxpayer’s League of Minnesota and other conservative groups held a press conference on the state budget at noontime today. A few reporters showed up but it’s been awhile since the groups have been able to attract much of a crowd at its Capitol mall events.
As you can see, the big “visual” was the Dayton soup truck. What attracted more attention around the Capitol today? The real thing:
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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