GOP Senators Air Grievances In Job Review For MPCA Head Laura BishopSenate Republicans aired a list of grievances Monday as they reviewed the job performance of Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Commissioner Laura Bishop, the latest Cabinet member to face tough questions and the potential loss of her job amid disputes between Democratic Gov. Tim Walz and the Senate GOP majority.
Brainerd’s Mayor James Wallin DiesJames Wallin, the longtime mayor of Brainerd, has died. Sen. Amy Klobuchar released a statement Saturday afternoon about the mayor's passing. "I was saddened to hear of the passing of Brainerd Mayor James Wallin, and my thoughts and prayers are with his wife Minna, the Wallin family, and the entire Brainerd community," Klobuchar said.