Author Archives: ECM
by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter Republican House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt sat on the farmhouse porch with a smiling …
Anoka County Board Chairwoman Rhonda Sivarajah of Lino Lakes wants to replace Congresswoman Michele Bachmann as the Republican representing the 6th Congressional District.
Public awareness of the elder abuse “epidemic” is key to stopping it, Minnesota S.A.F.E. Elders Initiative officials insist.
Congresswoman Betty McCollum heard testimony against a proposal to cut about $21 billion over 10 years from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
It’s time for a different governor, says Senate Minority Leader David Hann, R-Eden Prairie. Whether that different governor should be Sen. Hann remains to be seen.
School kids take summer vacation; hunger does not. About 300,000 Minnesota school children from poorer families qualify for free or reduced lunches.
Any discussion of public education — its needs, its strengths and weaknesses — generates a vast array of ideas, blame, …
DNR contracts with engineering firm to design “sweeping” electronic fish barrier at Lock and Dam No. 1
by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has contracted with the engineering firm Smith-Root to …
Carrying the minority tag during the past session of the Minnesota Legislature didn’t bother eight-term Republican Rep. Jim Abeler of Anoka. In fact, it drove him.
“Join us in bringing the spirit of Main Street to Washington,” said Tom Emmer as he announced on Wednesday, June 5, that he is running to represent the 6th District.