Outdoors Funding Meetings Set

A committee that recommends how to spend sales tax money on outdoors projects plans a series of meetings to hear from conservation professionals and the general public. The Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council must annually recommend how to spend millions of dollars raised from a sales tax increase voters approved last year. Next year’s spending will…
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Klobuchar For President?

Sen. Amy Klobuchar The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza was pontificating in his The Fix blog about a lack of credible female politicians ready to run for president when many of his readers offered up one name: Amy Klobuchar. A year ago, the Minnesota Democrat in her first term as U.S. senator was mentioned as a…
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GOP To Launch Anti-Peterson Ad Campaign

Minnesota Republican leaders plan to launch an advertising campaign against U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson. Deputy Republican Chairman Michael Brodkorb said the ad campaign is partially a result of the western Minnesota Democrat saying that a quarter of his constituents think the Bush administration had ties to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. “Twenty-five percent of…
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Peterson: Many See Bush-terrorist Link

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson provided Republicans an opening to attack him when he said he does not hold town hall meetings in his western Minnesota district because many constituents believe the Bush administration helped carry out the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. “Twenty-five percent of my people believe the Pentagon and…
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Pogemiller Wants Leader Summit

Sen. Larry Pogemiller Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller wants to gather 17 former governors, Senate majority leaders and House speakers for an economic summit, setting the stage for a budget-fixing 2010 legislative session. "The underlying aim of the Minnesota Leadership Summit will be specific: to lay out a road map towards long-term balance in the…
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