Twenty-four hours after the Minnesota Senate rejected Ellen Anderson as the Governor’s appointee to the Public Utilities Commission, she has accepted a job as a senior advisor to Dayton on energy and environmental issues.
The Minnesota Senate has voted to reject Gov. Mark Dayton’s choice to lead the state commission that regulates public utilities.
A leading Senate Republican says she expects the full Senate to reject Gov. Mark Dayton’s choice to lead the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.
A key Senate panel declined to recommend Gov. Mark Dayton’s pick to head the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Thursday, in the first signal that the Republican-led Senate could reject a member of the Democratic governor’s cabinet.
Former Democratic state lawmaker Mary Jo McGuire has won an open state Senate seat in a special election.
Voters in St. Paul and Falcon Heights are filling an open seat in the state Senate in a special election on Tuesday.
St. Paul Democrats are picking between three candidates for Minnesota Senate in a special primary election on Tuesday.