Minnesota Chamber of Commerce

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    The Star Tribune and WCCO wrote very different stories about Dayton's speech

    Governor Dayton gave a speech to the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce last night, and depending on what you read, the takeaway was either that he got a standing ovation or a cold reception from the business community.SEE ALSO: Fox 9 led last night's 10 o'clock newscast with a real head-scratcher of a s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Gretchen Hoffman, pro-gun, Twitter-challenged GOP state senator, running for U.S. House

    State Sen. Hoffman has a Republican challenger for the 7th District nomination.​Sen. Gretchen Hoffman, R-Vergas, announced this morning that she's running for the U.S. House in the 7th District against against longtime incumbent Collin Peterson.The first-term senator's hand may have been forced by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    US Bank President Richard Davis to disillusioned country: "Get over it"

    The 99% protested US Bank President Richard Davis' speech.​US Bank President Richard Davis addressed the 1% at a Minnesota Chamber of Commerce luncheon this afternoon while the 99% protested outside. The "Golden Boy of Wall Street," as the New York Times recently dubbed him, was there to discuss ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    New nukes for Minnesota?

    TVAMonty Burns is looking to expand his operation.​For a while there, Minnesota was vying to take the lead in pioneering the use of renewable energy. This week, the new Republican legislature will try to push is in a different direction: building more nuclear plants.Minnesota already has two nucle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Minnesota corporations' free speech released from bondage

    ​Today a federal judge struck down a state law banning corporations from spending on political advertising, endorsements, and other campaign activities, on the grounds that the law violated the First Amendment rights... of corporations.The decision, by Judge Paul Magnuson, relies on the U.S. Supre ... More >>

  • News

    January 20, 2010

    The 10 most influential lobbyists in Minnesota

    Meet the invisible hands behind some of the state's biggest bills

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    So who is kind of maybe a little bit considering a run for governor?

    Could we just have every politician or kinda-politician run for governor in 2010, perhaps in a Lord of the Flies battle?

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2006

    Twins Stadium: Verbatim testimony from the House

    Here is the final hour--save for a brief gap while the videotape was being replaced--of the Minnesota House testimony on the Twins stadium bill, after all the amendments had been considered.

  • News

    February 22, 2006

    The Road to Perdition

    The governor wants to spend billions on roads without raising your taxes. Think there might be a catch?

  • News

    April 20, 2005

    Not in Service

    Will the Met Council's proposed solution to a $60-million funding shortfall end bus service as we know it?

  • News

    November 10, 2004

    Minnesota Bucks GOP Trend

    Amid Republican gains nationwide, state Dems narrow the lege gap

  • News

    May 26, 2004

    The Choke's on Us

    Minnesota's air quality makes it harder to breathe

  • News

    March 10, 2004

    Watered-Down Promise

    The Governor's all for cleaning up Minnesota's lakes and rivers, provided it can be done for free

  • Books

    March 31, 1999

    Hiring Minds Want to Know

    Why, exactly, did you leave your last job? Minnesota lawmakers argue over the wisdom of opening personnel files to prospective employers

  • News

    October 1, 1997

    Double Dipping

    Since a 1993 campaign-finance reform, soft-money contributions to political parties has gone up, say Minneapolis Alliance for Progressive Action's Dave Mann and Ellen Weiss.

  • News

    May 14, 1997

    Back to Business

    The state's former ranking environmental protection officer goes to work for big industry.

  • News

    October 2, 1996