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Impasse suspended: DEA, DPS salary agreement could come next week

December 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

The impasse between Dickinson Education Association and Dickinson Public Schools negotiators has been suspended as the two sides consider the latest teacher salary proposal put forth by DPS.
An agreement on teacher salaries for the 2014-15 school ye…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Impasse suspended: DEA, DPS salary agreement could come next week

December 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

The impasse between Dickinson Education Association and Dickinson Public Schools negotiators has been suspended as the two sides consider the latest teacher salary proposal put forth by DPS.
An agreement on teacher salaries for the 2014-15 school ye…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Salary gap remains in teacher negotiations

June 11, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

Inching slightly closer on teacher salaries, negotiators for the Jamestown Education Association and the Jamestown Public School Board found other points of disagreement Monday. Continue Reading

Sanford suspends Fairview merger negotiations, saying it’s unwelcome

April 11, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Sanford Health, faced with sharp political opposition from the Minnesota Capitol, is suspending merger talks with Twin Cities-based Fairview Health Services. Continue Reading

Pres. ap news Obama: No deal on debt, deficit unless Republicans compromise along with Democrats

July 11, 2011 in West Central Tribune

President Barack Obama warned Monday there would be no deal on raising the government’s debt limit if Republicans don’t compromise and said he would not sign a short-term extension _ raising the stakes on volatile negotiations with the clock ticking toward a Aug. 2 deadline.
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Republicans plead for temporary budget as shutdown deadline looms

June 30, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative leaders bought themselves some budget negotiating time today by summoning their members to the Capitol, but by evening Republicans were pleading with the governor to call them back into session to pass a temporary budget as off-and-on talks appeared to fall short of a deal.
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Legislature’s summoned: Today’s $34 billion (or more) question: deal or no deal?

June 30, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative leaders bought themselves some budget negotiating time today by summoning their members to the Capitol. Continue Reading

Last-chance negotiations begin in silence, state shutdown looming midnight Thursday

June 29, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s governor and legislative leaders sequestered themselves this morning for what was described as a final run at making a budget deal to avoid a Friday government shutdown. Continue Reading

State leaders begin marathon negotiation on state budget

June 24, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL — House Speaker Kurt Zellers cheerily welcomed the governor and other legislative leaders to his office this morning as two days of intensive budget talks began a week before state government could shut down if they are not successful. Continue Reading

School Board makes new salary proposal for educators

May 19, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

One voice was mute Tuesday night as the Jamestown Education Association had no response to the Jamestown Public School Board’s new salary proposal as part of a new two-year contract.
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