Kurt Daudt

Dayton Calls GOP PolyMet Talk Distraction To Avoid Special SessionGov. Mark Dayton isn't playing along with House Republicans' call to link a PolyMet project pledge to a special session for unemployed steelworkers.
GOP Renews Call To Stop Syrian Refugee Resettlement In MinnesotaMinnesota's top Republican lawmaker Thursday said Democratic Governor Mark Dayton should stop accepting Syrian refugees for resettlement in the state.
House Speaker Daudt Willing To Negotiate On Special SessionMinnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt says he's willing to negotiate a possible special session for emergency assistance for steelworkers but only if Gov. Mark Dayton makes pledges on major development projects.
Dayton: Session On Steelworker Aid 'Imperative' Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday underscored his call for "imperative" action on a steelworker emergency assistance plan, pointing to the idling of another mining operation as evidence of a growing crisis in northern Minnesota needing attention in a special session.
MNsure's 2016 Rates Will Surge Up To 49 PercentState officials say Minnesotans buying health coverage through MNsure will pay between 14 percent and 49 percent more on average next year.
Lawmaker Cited For Making Out Undecided On 2016 ElectionA Minnesota lawmaker cited for making out with a fellow Republican legislator says she's moving past the incident and isn't discussing any details.
GOP Led Push For Pricier Furnishings In Remodeled CapitolIn restoring Minnesota's Capitol to its old glory, renovators planned to spend $4.5 million on furniture and decorative finishing touches on the inside. That was until House Republicans quietly pushed to bump up the furnishings allocation by $2 million, or 45 percent.
Walker Announces Minnesota Campaign Co-ChairsWisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced the Minnesota state leaders who will serve as co-chairs for his presidential campaign Monday.
Talking Points: Closed-Door Meeting On Sex Offender ProgramIn June, a federal judge declared the state program that locks up civilly committed sex offenders unconstitutional.
Top Minnesota Officials Sort Out Sex Offender Program's FateMinnesota is under federal court pressure to rework its program that locks up sex offenders even after they serve out prison terms, a system the state's political leaders have vigorously defended.
House Speaker Daudt To Serve As MN Campaign Chair To WalkerWisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced Friday that House Speaker Kurt Daudt will serve as the Minnesota state chairman for Walker's presidential campaign. Currently, Daudt is the Speaker of the House in the Minnesota House of Representatives.
GOP's House Speaker Daudt Picks Walker In Presidential Race The highest-ranking Minnesota Republican is throwing his support behind Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker for president.
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