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Dayton calls for larger 4 percent boost to school funding formula

Ricardo Lopez, Star Tribune’s Hot Dish Politics, May 11, 2015 After meeting with DFL legislative leaders, Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday said he and Senate DFLers will push for a larger increase on the basic school funding formula, an overall 4 percent increase than current Dayton and Senate proposals calling for a 2 percent increase. Aid […]

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Minnesota GOP: The Decoupling

Lawrence R. Jacobs and Tony Sutton, Star Tribune, March 10, 2012 – Business and the party’s purists are finding fewer opportunities to travel on parallel tracks. The historic alliance between the Republican Party and the business community is showing strains. While both still advocate low taxes and limited regulation, they seem to be moving in […]

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Fascinating Days at the Capitol – Update for Feb. 17

This Week at the Capitol – February 13-17, 2012 A history lesson with implications for today What a fascinating day at the Capitol! On Wednesday morning, the Senate Tax Committee continued its discussion of education finance and the overall tax structure in the state. I think it is fair to say, from the statements of […]

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Legislators list priorities for ’12

Legislators list priorities for ’12 Tuesday, January 24, 2012 12:00 AM Per Peterson , Marshall Independent MARSHALL – Minnesota politicians get back to work today, and local lawmakers say they are focused on putting more Minnesotans in that exact same situation: back to work. With myriad issues facing the 2012 Legislature, including a big one […]

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Republicans outline ‘Reform 2.0’ agenda

Nick Busse, Session Daily, January 19, 2012 – Speaker of the House Kurt Zellers, House Majority Leader Matt Dean and Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem held a press conference to release their Reform 2.0 proposal. Audio & Video: Watch the press conference House and Senate Republicans outlined a new package of government reforms that they […]

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