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It’s Decision Time for Republican Campaigns

It’s Decision Time for Republican Campaigns

Precinct caucuses are in the history books and all of the fundraising reports are in for the Republican campaigns for governor and U.S. Senate. The next six weeks will be the most critical for Republican campaigns, as local conventions begin electing the delegates on February 15 (only Benton County is having […]

Quote of the Day – DFL Legislator on Lower Property Taxes

Quote of the Day – DFL Legislator on Lower Property Taxes

“People have a right to expect lower property taxes.” – State Representative Paul Marquart (DFL-Dilworth) Source: Capitol Chatter, November 25, 2013.

From the Archives: Who Will Be Right About Property Taxes?

From the Archives: Who Will Be Right About Property Taxes?

In July, the Minnesota Department of Revenue predicted homeowners would see the first drop in property taxes in a decide. On Tuesday, the Minnesota Department of Revenue said Minnesotans may not see a drop in property taxes in 2014.  Democrats in Minnesota have been trumpeting the potential reduction in property taxes for months. If […]

Three Political Developments That May Give Republicans A Boost In 2014

Three Political Developments That May Give Republicans A Boost In 2014

#1. Obama’s poll numbers dropping: President Obama’s approval rating is currently the lowest of his presidency, with 59 percent disapproving of the job he’s doing. Click here to read the complete polling information. #2. MNSure: The same poll mentioned above shows only 19 percent of Americans think the healthcare they […]

The Buzz: MN GOP Deputy Chair Fenton Likely to Run for Minnesota Legislature

The Buzz: MN GOP Deputy Chair Fenton Likely to Run for Minnesota Legislature

Kelly Fenton, the Deputy Chair of the Republican Party of Minnesota, is likely to run for the Minnesota Legislature in 2014. Last evening, Representative Andrea Keiffer (R-Woodbury), announced she would not seek re-election to Minnesota House of Representatives in HD 53B. Fenton told me she has received “numerous calls of encouragement” […]