What’s Old is New Again

Right now the legislature is focused on budget issues, but we expect politics will start to break out after the Easter/Passover break. We have been asking about what a Congressional District Map will look like from the Republican Majorities. The best we have heard is...

Minn Takes it on the Chin

It was surprising that the State Senate needed to take a vote on the appointment for acting Commerce and Department of Public Safety Commissioner Steven Minn. Normally if the relationship between the legislature and a governor deteriorates over an issue both try to...

Unicameral Conundrum

The Republican members of the Minnesota State House are receiving mixed messages from two of their leaders. On February 7th, Republican Party Chair Ron Eibensteiner sent out a letter to Republican legislators informing them that “the Republican Central...