Today Francine Wheeler, who lost her 6-year-old Ben in the Sandy Hook massacre, gave the President’s Saturday radio address pleading for action on gun control measures.
The director of the St. Cloud Regional Airport is welcoming the federal government’s decision to delay the closures of 149 airport control towers nationwide, including two in Minnesota.
How’s this for irony? A Minnesota commission created to determine which state agencies and boards are ripe for elimination is now on the chopping block itself.
A bipartisan group of House members working in secret on a comprehensive immigration bill is nearing completion and has met with party leaders to brief them.
Recommendations slated for action Monday call for the first salary hikes for Minnesota’s governor and legislators since the late 1990s, as well as a substantial restructuring of how top state agency managers are paid.
Public pension plans for Minnesota government employees are underfunded by more than $16 billion — a deficit that’s $4 billion larger than it was when lawmakers tried to shore up the problem in 2010.
The government says it will investigate companies that collect and sell personal information about consumers to determine whether they need to improve their privacy practices.
The revenue coming in from the electronic pulltab games are not enough to fund the new Vikings stadium.
The Minnesota State Fair might be over, but the state is still fighting to collect a specific parking tax.
Vestiges of the economy also were found in the second question in the CBS Local Presidential Forum on their view of the role of the federal government.
Gov. Mark Dayton is raising concerns about the safety and sanitation of northeastern Minnesota homes that were badly damaged by summer flooding and that won’t be covered by federal assistance.
There has been plenty of discussion surrounding China and their success in the Olympics. Here is one look at their methods by the Daily Mail in the UK. Read article here.
The Supreme Court’s decision upholding the individual mandate and the Affordable Care Act amounts to rolling out the welcome mat for Big Brother to intrude on the lives of Americans.
Stricter governmental guidelines are needed for a person to receive a government paycheck. These guidelines need to involve stricter limits on what people can do with their free government paycheck. If something isn’t needed for survival, it should not be purchased with the American taxpayer’s dollars.
Britain’s High Court on Thursday blocked a U.S. government bid to extradite a sex criminal to Minnesota, saying the state’s restrictive treatment program for sex offenders was far too draconian.