Persell Survives Recount

Former Rep John Sterling Persell Jr (DFL-05A, Bemidji) will return to St Paul in January for his fifth term after surviving a razor-thin recount against Rep Matt Bliss (R-05A, Pennington). On election night the margin between the two was 8 votes in favor of Persell...

MGRC Annual Networking Party

The annual gathering of lobbyists and advocates is set for December 6th 4:00 pm at Fitzgerald’s on Cathedral Hill. Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018 Time: 4:00pm – 7:00pm Cost: Free for all attendees Location: Fitzgerald’s – The Zelda Room 173 Western...

MN House Realigns Itself

On Wednesday afternoon, the MN House put out a press release identifying the new committee structure, the chairs or the respective legislative committees, the leadership staff. We expect with the holiday forthcoming not everyone has received the news and so we will...

Legalization of Cannabis and Revenue Opportunities

The 2018 election, brought about significant changes in the Minnesota political landscape. The Governorship remains in DFL hands, the State House has a strong DFL majority after two terms of Republican rule and the eight Congressional seats are still a five-to-three...