politics

Gov. Mark Dayton said April 10 that soon he will no longer need crutches and is not feeling any pain from his hip replacement. During a recent interview with the ECM Editorial Board, the governor obviously also wasn’t feeling any political pain. Most of the major bills – the tax bill, increase in the minimum [...]

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To the editor Wouldn’t it be great to get objective reviews of the past legislative session in our local legislator’s legislative wrap-ups rather than what appear to be election season ‘political spin’ flyers?  They all pointed out how tax increases will impact Minnesotans. Yet they conveniently fail to mention the basic programs where this additional [...]

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As we look at the makeup of the new Minnesota Legislature, we see the gender representation almost equal in the House and the Senate. Of the 134 members of the House of Representatives, 90 (67 percent) are men and 44 (33 percent)  are women. Of the 67 members of the State Senate, 44 (66 percent) [...]

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To the Editor: Distortions, distractions, fibs, folly, and lies, this according to all of the recent attack letters published in the papers these past few months, and now last week’s letter, once again attacking Rep Bob Barrett. Is this the real face of the Chisago county DFL party? Is this all you have?  Please tell [...]

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