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...

Long Odds in St Paul

There is some talk in political circles about the possibilities for the various candidates in the race for Mayor of St. Paul.  The attention in the DFL endorsement is being focused mainly on City Councilmember Jay Benanav (DFL-Ward 04, St Paul) and former Council...

Additional Endorsements in the 4th Congressional District

The endorsement fight for the DFL 4th Congressional District may have been the smoothest ever seen in a multi-candidate field, but that doesn’t mean it is time to rest on one’s laurels. By all indications, that is far from endorsee Rep Betty McCollum’s (DFL-55B,...

Republican Bonding Proposal

The Republican House Caucus is trying to stem the tide of bad press that has been flowing their way in recent weeks. It started with the Rep Arlon Linder (R-33A, Corcoran) his comments on the “Right Religion,” they were followed by the Rep Jim Rostberg...