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Dahlberg rolls through Worthington

May 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — While driving down Humiston Avenue Wednesday evening, passersby may have noticed a makeshift porch (yes, a porch) at the Ground Round. The touring porch is part of Chris Dahlberg’s 17-city “Rolling Front Porch” tour. 

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Bonding bill due in house, but GOP balks

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House expects to debate a public works funding bill today without a controversial house fire sprinkler provision and with partial funding for a southwest Minnesota water project, but possibly without enough Republican suppo…continue reading on dglobe.com

Hoeven calls out Harry Reid in debate

May 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., decried U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid during an energy debate on Tuesday for stopping a vote on the Keystone XL pipeline project.

On Monday, Reid did not allow a vote on the controversial project af…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Senate tax bill on hold for a day

March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Tax cuts may come to those who wait.
Democrats who control the Minnesota Legislature were fired up and ready to cut taxes Thursday, but Senate Republicans refused to allow a $432 million tax-cut bill come up for a vote, saying they and …continue reading on dglobe.com

Senate tax bill on hold for a day

March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Tax cuts may come to those who wait.
Democrats who control the Minnesota Legislature were fired up and ready to cut taxes Thursday, but Senate Republicans refused to allow a $432 million tax-cut bill come up for a vote, saying they and …continue reading on dglobe.com

Panel approves online voter registration bill

March 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s online voter registration system moved a step closer to winning the Legislature’s blessing Monday.
The Senate Elections Subcommittee voted unanimously to approve a bill that authorizes the system that Secretary of State …continue reading on dglobe.com

Panel approves online voter registration bill

March 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s online voter registration system moved a step closer to winning the Legislature’s blessing Monday.
The Senate Elections Subcommittee voted unanimously to approve a bill that authorizes the system that Secretary of State …continue reading on dglobe.com

Independent candidate Harley McLain dies at age 62

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Harley McLain, long a fixture on North Dakota ballots as an independent candidate, never won statewide office. But he had lasting success in the courtroom in influencing the state’s politics.
McLain, who died Sunday at Sanford Medical Ce…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Montana governor appoints Democrat to replace Baucus in U.S. Senate

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

HELENA, Mont. – Montana’s lieutenant governor, John Walsh, was named on Friday to serve out the remaining term of retiring U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, a fellow Democrat and longtime incumbent who is vacating his seat early to become ambassador to China.
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Montana governor appoints Democrat to replace Baucus in U.S. Senate

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

HELENA, Mont. – Montana’s lieutenant governor, John Walsh, was named on Friday to serve out the remaining term of retiring U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, a fellow Democrat and longtime incumbent who is vacating his seat early to become ambassador to China.
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