STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Loud demonstrations join budget debate in Minnesota Capitol
By Don Davis
Heather Falk fanned herself Saturday in the hot, muggy Minnesota Capitol building as legislators gradually worked toward finishing the state budget and adjourning for the year.
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THE NEW FORTY My light bulb is at 150 watts today...
I hear an awful lot about student loan debt from my students. I can commiserate as I have a healthy chunk myself from my many years as a student seeking one degree or another. As such, I am not shocke... Posted on 3/26/13 at 7:30 AM
IN THE BLACK $5 Dinners
Erin Chase blogs at $5 Dinners with recipes of meals that don't cost more than $5.
She has made a listing of the Most popular recipes. She has also had a couple of cookbooks published containing r... Posted on 1/4/13 at 6:02 PM
THE WEST WING Council Meeting 12-4-12
The following are the proposed agenda items for Tuesday evening's regular City Council meeting. The agenda and packet can be found on theCity Council web page.
Note: Tuesdays Regular City Council mee... Posted on 12/4/12 at 8:45 AM
Dozens of air shows that draw tens of thousands of people and generate millions of dollars for local economies have been cancelled this year after the military grounded its jet and demonstration teams because of automatic federal budget cuts.
Federal budget cuts reducing support for programs nationwide and a lesser need in both counties prompted the closure, according to Grand Forks Head Start Director Jerry Jonnson, who oversees programs in four counties.
North Dakota's Senate has approved a measure that aimed at providing more law enforcement help in North Dakota's oil patch and to defend any lawsuits that arise from new state laws imposing the nation's toughest abortion restrictions.
Retired city worker Sheila Pugach lives in a modest home on a quiet street in Albuquerque, N.M., and drives an 18-year-old Subaru. Pugach doesn't see herself as upper-income by any stretch, but President Barack Obama's budget would raise her Medicare premiums and those of other comfortably retired seniors, adding to a surcharge that already costs some 2 million beneficiaries hundreds of dollars a year each.
The president’s fiscal year 2014 budget is a concrete plan to create jobs and cut the deficit. We do not need to choose between these two priorities. The president’s balanced, compromise plan proves we can do both.
For the first time in four years, President Barack Obama’s annual budget proposal doesn’t provide funding for the Fargo-Moorhead diversion project, which the chairman of the Diversion Authority said may slow the project but won’t stop it.
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