Politics in Minnesota runs an obituary for the long-running state Senate publication Senate Briefly. The cause of death: budget cuts.
So is the state House’s online publication Session Weekly doomed to the same fate? PIM hopes not, noting its rich history and substantial circulation.
“…given the caliber of the content and photographs, we’re betting House members will be extremely reluctant to give up what functions as its major PR organ. Still, tough budget times are tough budget times, and the Session Weekly is an easy chunk of the legislative budget to whack. [When the Republicans ran the House earlier this century, they did make a run at getting rid of Session Weekly.]”