This week, normally accessible members of Congress and their staff have not returned phone calls. Lawmakers usually ready to offer up opinions have hidden behind statements suggesting which way they are leaning but also offering up expressions of understanding for the opposing side.
Members of the Minneapolis 911 staff will be honored Wednesday for their work in responding to several critical incidents from last year.
The response to the tornado that hit north Minneapolis earlier this month is changing as service providers scale back at the Disaster Recovery Center at Farview Park.
In an unusual move, tea party favorite Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., followed House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s response with high profile speech of her own.