CAPITOL CHATTER A few answers to fiscal cliff questions
The fiscal cliff is getting more and more attention with a Dec. 31 federal government deadline looming, but Americans seem to have a lot of questions:
Just what is the fiscal cliff?
The simple answe... Posted on 11/19/12 at 4:47 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Approachably Abrasive
Have you been to a protest lately? Tea Party? Occupy? Vietnam?
We've all heard how protests are handled in China. Throughout my time there, I had heard from the locals and expats bits and pieces ab... Posted on 4/28/12 at 9:20 AM
Cloquet City Councilors and Mayor Bruce Ahlgren unanimously approved two street projects near Community Memorial Hospital (CMH) and Raiter Clinic, much to the relief of residents Phil and Goldie Demers.
The city of Moose Lake may have to wait a while longer to learn if the local option sales tax that voters endorsed last November will make it through the legislature – but the wheels are currently in motion.
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader-designate Tom Bakk announces that Senator Tony Lourey, DFL-Kerrick, has been selected to lead the Senate Health and Human Services Committee when the DFL regains control of the body Jan. 8.
Copies of the EAW are available for review at the Carlton County Zoning and Environmental Services Office located at 301 Walnut Ave., Room 103, Carlton, during normal business hours and the Cloquet Public Library located at 320 14th St., Cloquet.
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.
Thanks to a change in state law, what took Cloquet more than a decade to achieve – getting permission to ask voters to approve a local option sales tax – took only a city council vote for Moose Lake this year.
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