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Minnesota House goes for property tax breaks

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House wants to cut taxes $103 million more than the state already has this year, with half of the relief coming in property taxes.
A bill representatives passed 125-0 Friday adds to $443 million in tax cuts already approve…continue reading on dglobe.com

Getting connected, staying connected vital to state’s future, say lawmakers

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Sonja Hegman MN House Public Information Office

ST. PAUL — Americans used to think of the future in terms of flying cars and hover boards thanks to The Jetsons television show and the Back to the Future film trilogy.
Now that we’re just on…continue reading on echopress.com

Getting connected, staying connected vital to state’s future, say lawmakers

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Sonja Hegman MN House Public Information Office

ST. PAUL — Americans used to think of the future in terms of flying cars and hover boards thanks to The Jetsons television show and the Back to the Future film trilogy.
Now that we’re just on…continue reading on echopress.com

N.D. legislation would boost scholarships for low-income students

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – As tuition at the state’s public colleges is set to rise, Sen. Tim Flakoll, R-Fargo, plans to introduce legislation that would boost scholarships for low-income students by $11 million.

The legislation would expand the number of recipi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. legislation would boost scholarships for low-income students

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – As tuition at the state’s public colleges is set to rise, Sen. Tim Flakoll, R-Fargo, plans to introduce legislation that would boost scholarships for low-income students by $11 million.

The legislation would expand the number of recipi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

NDGOP director says Hendrickson not eligible for U.S. House endorsement

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – DuWayne Hendrickson, a Minot Republican who announced his intention last month to seek the party’s endorsement for U.S. House of Representatives, will not be eligible for the endorsement at this weekend’s state convention in Minot, a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

NDGOP director says Hendrickson not eligible for U.S. House endorsement

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – DuWayne Hendrickson, a Minot Republican who announced his intention last month to seek the party’s endorsement for U.S. House of Representatives, will not be eligible for the endorsement at this weekend’s state convention in Minot, a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bonding bill ‘inadequate,” author says

April 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — A nearly $1 billion proposal to fund state construction projects, ranging from trails to transit, launched Tuesday with its author calling it “inadequate” and a Republican who usually supports public works projects saying he could no…continue reading on dglobe.com

Bonding bill ‘inadequate,” author says

April 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — A nearly $1 billion proposal to fund state construction projects, ranging from trails to transit, launched Tuesday with its author calling it “inadequate” and a Republican who usually supports public works projects saying he could no…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Unfinished business: From broadband to bullying to budgets

March 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

By DAVID JOHNSON, Iowa State Senator

DES MOINES, Iowa — As of Thursday, the number of budget bills debated in the Iowa Senate: zero. The prospects for an early adjournment predicted by many last January: better than zero. And I’ll leave i…continue reading on dglobe.com