May 7, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
Minnesota state representatives voted Friday to protect children from some toxic chemicals.
They approved on a 113-13 vote a measure to ban companies from intentionally putting formaldehyde in child care products. Continue Reading
November 8, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
Your one vote can make a difference.
That’s one of the lessons that can be learned from Tuesday’s election.
In the Minnesota House District 8B race, Incumbent Republican Mary Franson of Alexandria defeated DFLer Bob Cunniff of Alexandria, 10,652 to 10,651. Continue Reading
August 21, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
WORTHINGTON The regional storm water retention pond project being built on the Worthington campus of Minnesota West Community and Technical College got a $10,000 boost from Independent School District 518 Tuesday night. Continue Reading
June 13, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
Voter turnout out for Tuesday’s primary was up in most counties and many county auditors believe it was the ballot measures that drew the public to the polls in larger numbers. Continue Reading
June 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Some candidates not satisfied with recount. Continue Reading
June 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic
After anomaly forced votes to be counted again and again, best guess by technician is a software glitch caused problems. Continue Reading
January 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic
This report boils that activity down to key votes that show lawmakers’ stands on many of the major issues that sharply divide Democrats and Republicans as a presidential and congressional election year gets underway. Continue Reading
January 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE A state lawmaker who continues to claim a cover-up took place says he will try to require the Legislative Research Council to add a specific type of vote to its bill-status report. Continue Reading
November 2, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe
ST. PAUL More than 100 Minnesota school districts ask voters to approve paying $900 million more property taxes next week in an election some Republican lawmakers said was scheduled to favor passage. Continue Reading
August 9, 2011 in The Daily Republic
The South Dakota Legislature has spent 85 years recording its legislators’ voting records. A freshman representative is now working to make sure the public has better online access to every vote cast.