Did you miss "Become a Citizen Journalist" on July 21, 2007? Click above to see Eric Black's speech to mnpACT!
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Governor Dayton is looking out for the resort owners at Lake Mille Lacs. He hears their concerns about the potentially shortened walleye season. And Dayton understands how tourism in the lakes area is a vital part of the outstate economy. He is willing to go to a special session to help them get relief.
But the "champions" of greater Minnesota are, once again, the roadblock....
Some Republicans in the Legislature say they want to allow active military personnel in the state to carry firearms. The move would allow people in uniform to protect themselves if there is an attack on a military base or recruiting station, said Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa.
I will probably get myself into trouble with my liberal friends on this, but I tend to think of this proposal as a "reasonable" type gun law. After all, it has been made . . .
After the MN GOP House Republicans won back the House majority with a stunning turnover in rural Minnesota districts, the House leadership boasted about how this change would produce a new rural emphasis in the legislature.
So how is it that this new leadership failed so miserably in moving forward on the #1 issue for rural households and businesses in the state?