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Daily Brief: March 25, 2015
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In the Know
March 25, 2015
- 11 a.m. – The Minnesota Senate meets in session.
- 11 a.m. – Lt. Gov. Smith will provide remarks at Minnesotans for Healthy Kids Coalition “Day at the Capitol” event. Minnesota History Center, 3M Auditorium, 345 W Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul.
- Noon – Gov. Dayton will provide remarks at Muslim Day at the Capitol. Christ Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall, 105 University Ave. W, Saint Paul.
- 12:15 p.m. – The Minnesota House of Representatives meets in session.
Gov. Scott Walker hires Romney campaign official for likely 2016 presidential bid, Star Tribune
2nd DFLer enters race for Rep. Kline’s seat in U.S. House, Pioneer Press
Paul rains on Cruz’s ’16 parade, The Hill
Black Lives Matter
The rise of Black Lives Matter Minneapolis, MinnPost
Bipartisan deal on health care issues hits a snag among Senate Democrats, New York Times
Poll: Minnesotans are split over what to do with budget surplus, Star Tribune
MINNESOTA POLL: State budget surplus, Star Tribune
House Republicans’ budget plan calls for $2 billion in tax relief, Star Tribune
Minnesota House Republican budget calls for tax cuts, slimmer health programs, Star Tribune
Minnesota House GOP bids low with budget proposal, Star Tribune
House Ways and Means Committee sets spending targets, Session Daily
Minnesota GOP wants $2 billion in tax cuts, but no details yet, Fargo Forum
House GOP plan spends more than current, less than Dayton proposal, Pioneer Press
House budget plan sets Minnesota on the wrong course, Minnesota Budget Project
Minn. House Republicans propose almost $40 billion budget, KSTP
Minnesota House budget plan filled with tax cuts to be named later, Fox 9
A good day of turbulence for the Minnesota Republican Party, MinnPost
Will Minnesota policymakers follow the corporate commitment to clean energy? MinnPost
These Republicans want to take away your weekend, The Nation
Allina Health workers to picket hospitals this week, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
Today in history
Super Bowl organizers ask for more tax breaks, Pioneer Press
Rachel E. Stassen-Berger: Road spending has GOP, Dems agreeing, Pioneer Press
GOP transportation proposal leaves plenty of room for tax cuts, MinnPost
Our View: GOP road plan filled with potholes, Mankato Free Press
Minnesota floats complicated plan for wild rice rule, Star Tribune
MPCA announces new approach for protecting wild rice, Pioneer Press
MPCA wild rice, clean water plan walks political tightrope, MPR
Women’s History Month