CAPITOL CHATTER Democrats face property tax campaign issue in 2014
By Don Davis
Democrats for years blamed Republicans for forcing local governments to raise property taxes.
But now that Democratic-Farmer-Laborites control the Minnesota Legislature and the governors ... Posted on 11/25/13 at 9:05 AM
After years of being denied by the state legislature, the city of Cloquet finally got permission during the most recent session to ask voters to approve a half-percent (equivalent to half a cent) sales tax.
After weeks of campaigning, electioneering, debating and soul-searching, the 2012 General Election is only days away.
The only steps left untaken are to make those final decisions on which candidates will get your vote and then go out and vote next Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Carlton County Auditor/Treasurer Paul Gassert has announced the following Carlton County townships and cities will conduct their Nov. 6, 2012, elections by mail ballot: Beseman Township, Clear Creek Township, Corona Township, Holyoke Township, Kalevala Township, Progress Township, Red Clover Township, Split Rock Township, Wrenshall Township, city of Cromwell, city of Kettle River, city of Thomson, city of Wrenshall, and city of Wright.
Believe it or not, Election Day is a little more than a month away. Are you ready?
We aren’t. There are a lot of questions to be asked between now and then, issues to be discussed and examined, candidate statements to be vetted and votes to be decided.
Two Republican state senators today filed paperwork alleging Secretary of State Mark Ritchie has misled Minnesotans about a proposed constitutional amendment to require voters to show photographic identification.
Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
, October 04, 2012
Placement of campaign signs and other unauthorized objects in state highway rights of way is prohibited under Minnesota State Statute 160.27, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. In addition, campaign signs may not be placed on private property outside of the right of way limits without landowner consent.
The Democratic-Farmer-Labor party and its voters stand united in Carlton County.
Voters in Tuesday’s primary election chose Mike Sundin – who was already the DFL-endorsed candidate – over Bruce Ahlgren for the right to represent the DFL party in the race for the Minnesota House of Representatives District 11A in the November general election.
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