In the Know: March 27, 2017

2017 Legislative Session
Poll: No raises for lawmakers this year, Mankato Free Press
It’s back. Minnesota Senate has a plan to revive Real ID, Pioneer Press
2018 politics creep into legislative session, Star Tribune
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer, Duluth News Tribune
State Fair Doughnut fry leads to political fray, West Central Tribune
House GOP transportation funding plan moving ahead over DFL objections, MNN
Budget bills on fast track at State Capitol, MPR
Minnesota Republicans seek to cut early education program, Star Tribune
House proposal would cut early childhood education program, MinnPost
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes, Duluth News Tribune
GOP Wants to Eliminate Governor’s Signature Program, KNSI
Gov. Dayton allows MN Farmers to bring aid to states impacted by wildfires, MN Farm Guide
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops, Duluth News Tribune
One State Fair mini-doughnut booth is run by Democrats. Republican bill would clamp down on it., Pioneer Press
GOP takes aim at $2 billion train line, St. Cloud Times
Define ‘success’ before Northstar test, St. Cloud Times
Our View: Transportation: As roads deteriorate, Legislature must fix funding, Mankato Free Press
Tax hike? Tax rebate? How much infrastructure? What about health care? $1 billion worth of questions from MN budget, Pioneer Press (more…)

Read More