March 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Asked on a Minnesota Public Radio program today how long he would keep the proposal in play, Dayton answered “until I’m not governor anymore.” Dayton’s term runs through 2014 though he says he’ll run for another four years. Continue Reading
February 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Judge: Action takes court ‘into a legal twilight zone’Critics say it is an attempt by John Goodman to shield some of his fortune from the accident victim’s family. But at least one legal expert says a judge is likely to see through the maneuver and prevent the 48-year-old owner of the International Polo Club in Palm Beach from benefiting from it.
February 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Donald Trump planned to endorse Mitt Romney’s bid for the Republican presidential nomination today, three Republican officials told The Associated Press. The real estate mogul and reality TV show host was set to make the announcement in Las Vegas at the hotel bearing his name, with Romney in attendance. Nevada holds its presidential caucuses on Saturday.
January 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The nation’s super-rich opened their wallets wider last year, when the number of $1 million-plus donations nationwide nearly doubled over 2010. Continue Reading
October 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The national Occupy Wall Street movement has been heating up again resulting in about 50 arrests in Boston early today and plans for a Manhattan “Millionaires March” to the homes of some of New York City’s wealthiest residents. Continue Reading
March 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
A new report by the state Revenue Department says wealthy Minnesotans pay a smaller share of their incomes in state and local taxes. Continue Reading
February 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
A first-of-its-kind study indicates there may be more millionaires next door than we think. An estimated $48 billion will transfer from Minnesota’s elderly to the next generation in the coming 20 years, according to the new “Minnesota Generational Transfer of Wealth Study” sponsored by several state foundations. Continue Reading
January 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Co-founder of world’s largest charitable foundation ‘willing to be viewed as troublemaker by people who are happy with the status quo’The Microsoft co-founder and chairman says in a 24-page letter that not only is helping the poor with their medical needs and giving them the tools to be self-sufficient the right thing to do, it’s also a good investment.
October 1, 2010 in West Central Tribune
The state that produced America’s richest man has never taken a cut of its residents’ income. Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and his father would like to change that. Continue Reading