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Sviggum resigns as university regent

March 8, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

MINNEAPOLIS A tearful Steve Sviggum resigned from the University of Minnesota’s governing board Thursday, denying to the end his job for state Senate Republicans creates a conflict of interest. Continue Reading

Sviggum resigns as university regent over conflict allegations

March 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A University of Minnesota regent has given up his position on the board after its members forced Steve Sviggum to choose between his regent post or his job with the Senate Republican Caucus. Continue Reading

Editorial: Sviggum should remove this conflict

March 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Minnesotan Steve Sviggum needs to make a choice between his two jobs: University of Minnesota Regent or his position with the state Senate.
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Senate GOP picks Sviggum for key job

January 16, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL One of Minnesota’s most veteran politicians becomes a top state Senate staff member today. Continue Reading

Sviggum picks regent position over $80,000 job

April 4, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL — Former House Speaker Steve Sviggum is giving up his $80,000-a-year job to keep his no-pay position as a University of Minnesota regent. Continue Reading

Sviggum chooses to keep UMinn regents seat, will resign U teaching position

April 4, 2011 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS – Former Minnesota House Speaker Steve Sviggum says he’ll keep his seat on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents and resign from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs to end a conflict of interest.
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New regent Sviggum didn’t disclose UMN job

March 23, 2011 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS – The University of Minnesota Board of Regents has discovered that a new board member failed initially to declare his university job as a lecturer on a financial disclosure form. Continue Reading

State budget deficit grows, but local governments spared cuts for this month

December 2, 2010 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL – Minnesota cities and schools will not need to help plug a state budget gap this month, but the state faces a major budget deficit as lawmakers prepare to decide on spending and revenue for the next two years. Continue Reading

Horner rolls out endorsements

October 10, 2010 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL Tom Horner’s campaign has rolled out big-name supporters for the Independence Party governor candidate. Continue Reading