Reading Far Too Much Between the Lines

On June 1st, a letter was sent to the Senate members of the Tax Working Group signed by some of the suburban Senators. The letter was one of those atta-boy letters without many real hard-hitting points. It reinforces the Senate position of linking property tax...

Suburban Senator’s Letter

Dear Senate Conferees: We are writing to thank you, as Senate taxes working group conferees, for standing up and fighting for the homeowners we represent. We recognize that you are under intense pressure to give up every point of contention, but we urge you to remain...

The Dance in State Government Finance

In politics, it usually pays to play the good soldier. That way a person can be considered the “go-to guy.” This legislative session Rep.¬†Phil Krinkie¬†(R-53A, Shoreview) proved time and time again that he could get the job done for House leadership. It...