by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol Reporter One Republican fewer is running for Congress in the 6th Congressional District. Sen. John Pederson, of St. Cloud, has dropped out of the scramble to replace Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann. In a statement, Pederson said he could not balance the priorities in his life and continue as a candidate. [...]
by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol Reporter One proposed bonding project under fire is the Senate office building. A provision for the project was contained in last year’s tax bill, exactly where it should not have been, argued former St. Cloud lawmaker Jim Knoblach, who has filed suit, claiming the language is unconstitutional. Senate DFL leaders [...]
The MnSCU Board of Trustees in November approved a strategic plan whose draft drew fire, but the final version accolades, from the trustees. The Inter Faculty Organization still has its concerns, however.
Telltale signs of drug abuse include changes in personality, appearance, friends and school grades.
Sen. Karin Housley is thinking about it. She will make the decision by early next year, she said, whether she intends to run for governor.
Former House Minority Leader Marty Seifert is brimming with confidence after entering the gubernatorial race on the Republican side.