Minnesota Legislature
by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter The long anticipated vote on the Vikings stadium is slated for Monday, May 7. Republican leaders on Thursday, May 3, dropped their recent proposal to use general obligation bonding to help to pay for the stadium, leaving the two stadium bills currently on the House...Read More
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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter An attempt by Sen. Michael Jungbauer to override a veto of his fireworks bill by Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton fizzled Thursday, May 3, on the Senate floor. Jungbauer, R-East Bethel, his right arm in a sling from banging his elbow while working under a car, argued o...Read More
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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter The self-imposed Republican deadline for adjourning the legislative session on Monday, April 30, has been discarded. The Republican House and Senate will be back in session today (Tuesday, May 1) as Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican leaders continue to see...Read More
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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter Sen. Julie Rosen stepped outside of the Senate Tax Committee late Friday evening, April 27 after witnessing her Vikings stadium bill sent to the Senate floor. Rosen, for just clearing likely the last committee hurdle her high-profile bill needs to clear, was less t...Read More
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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter Some 760 pounds of persuasion visited the State Capitol on Wednesday, April 25, to make a sales pitch for a new Vikings’ stadium. Accompanied by Vikings’ officials, Vikings’ star running back Adrian Peterson, linebacker Chad Greenway, and center John Sullivan...Read More
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