STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Greater Minnesota Housing Problem: Too Much Risk
The deck is stacked against the development of housing for the workforce in greater Minnesota.
Private developers prefer to build in the Twin Cities and other large communities.
They see higher risk... Posted on 11/29/17 at 11:11 AM
STAFF BLOG SAY ANYTHING BLOG Leave It to the Government to Lose Money Selling Booze
The booze industry is pretty resilient. At one point our nation literally had a constitutional amendment outlawing the sale of alcohol, but because demand for alcohol is relatively inelastic the resul... Posted on 11/15/17 at 8:29 AM
SOCIAL SECURITY: INFORMATION & UPDATES Understanding the Government Pension Offset
Getting ready for retirement requires evaluation of all your sources of retirement income. Even if you worked for the government and didnt pay the FICA tax on your earnings, you may be eligible for be... Posted on 9/29/17 at 8:11 AM
WASHINGTON - Republicans stepped up their attacks on the Obama administration over a deepening Veterans Affairs healthcare delay scandal on Thursday, but House Speaker John Boehner again declined to join a growing list of lawmakers calling for VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign.
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Industrial Commission awarded 17 grants totaling $2.5 million Tuesday from the state’s Outdoor Heritage Fund, less than half the amount doled out during the first grant round in January.
Mike Nowatzki, Forum News Service
May 27, 2014
Minnesota on Tuesday became the first state to ensure that dogs and cats used in laboratory testing be offered for adoption. Gov. Mark Dayton signed the Omnibus Supplemental Budget Bill containing the Beagle Freedom Law.
BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan - President Barack Obama made a surprise trip to Afghanistan on Sunday to visit U.S. forces who are wrapping up a 13-year mission and signaled that he intends to keep a small number of troops in the country for training and counter-terrorism operations.
FARGO – City officials are shelving plans to change some on-street parking rules downtown.
Earlier this year, city planners were working on a concept to change most 90-minute zones downtown east of Fifth Street to four-hour restrictions.
FARGO – A downtown corridor could lose a lane of traffic this summer.
Any changes would be temporary, but the city wants to experiment with ways to make NP Avenue more pedestrian-friendly because it carries half of the daily traffic that its neighbor, First Avenue, does.
MOORHEAD – For diversion advocates, Friday was a day for celebration. A federal water projects bill authorizing the proposed $1.8 billion flood channel around Fargo-Moorhead passed the U.S. Senate on Thursday and now awaits an expected signature from President Barack Obama.
BOSTON - eBay Inc came under pressure on Thursday over a massive cyber attack that compromised the personal data of its 145 million users, as at least three U.S. states began investigating the e-commerce company's security practices.
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