Breaking News: the Senate Rules Committee voted to file an Amicus Brief in support of the daycare providers’ suit against Gov. Dayton’s Executive Order (ordering an election for public unions to potentially “represent” private, small business owners).  Read more here….   

Excerpts from the PIM article above:

“The question is clearly whether the governor in this case exercised his authority from a legal perspective,” Limmer said, adding that it’s a question a court must now decide. “This [resolution] is simply seeking direction from this committee to join that effort.”

Despite the controversy surrounding Dayton’s order, the coming election seems to be continuing as expected, at least for now. Ballots are set to be mailed out next week and returned by Dec. 20. That hasn’t quelled opponents, though. Anti-unionization forces will rally at the Capitol Saturday against the order.