Although the office was weakened in 2015 by actions of the Legislature and the governor, Blaha will have considerable clout if she utilizes it.
Minnesota’s budget forecast documents are clear: “Expenditure estimates must not include an allowance for inflation.” Imagine, a directive to deceive the public.
Says May 6 post about political fights over transit relied on too few sources and failed to quote key players — including him.
We have a most competent faculty, excellence in research, and an eager-to-learn student body. But this commitment to excellence does not extend to Morrill Hall.
We in Minnesota have been blessed with an endless array of giants in business who were committed to the service of community while successfully growing their companies.
Taxpayers do not know the full extent of our financial exposure in the Vikings stadium deal because embarrassed public officials are keeping their distance from any meaningful stadium discussion and, all too often, are delaying legitimate requests for information.
Without question, Jim Oberstar will long be honored as one of Minnesota’s most effective members of Congress.
Why haven’t the Governor, the Mayor, and legislative leaders come together to figure out how to retain a treasured, world-class symphony?
I hope Graves remains active and runs again for public office. He is the type of business leader we so desperately need: pragmatic, visionary, caring and committed to governance.
House DFLers decision to require amendments to be filed 24 hours in advance displays neither graciousness, transparency, nor a willingness to work with all.
Sadly, today, we are witnessing too much extreme on the right and too much indifference to economic realities on the left.
The day following the unveiling of the statue of former Vice President and Senator Hubert H. Humphrey on the grounds of the State Capitol, Walter Mondale called and spoke glowingly of the Humphrey event referring to it as a “golden moment”.
Former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson throws his VP endorsement behind Jeb Bush, choosing him over fellow former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty.
What is so special about Carl is that he always has a vision of a better tomorrow and the ability to enlist others to pitch in and help.