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Quick Capitol Update: Forced Unionization of Daycare Owners; Vikings and Federal Grants for Healthcare

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Sen Mike Parry and Day Care Unionization Update KSTP Story: http://kstp.com/news/stories/S2371151.shtml?cat=1 Statement: http://www.senate.leg.state.mn.us/members/member_pr_display.php?ls=&id=4175 Vikings Update Dayton Commentary in Star Tribune: http://www.startribune.com/opinion/otherviews/133714878.html FOX 9 follow up with Sen Koch: http://www.myfoxtwincities.com/dpp/sports/Dayton%3A-Get-Serious-on-Vikes-Stadium-nov-13-2011 Sen Hann & Federal Grant Money Article: http://www.startribune.com/politics/statelocal/133503423.html Video: http://www.senate.leg.state.mn.us/media/media_video_popup.php?type=clips&id=499 Interview w/Sen Hann: http://www.senate.leg.state.mn.us/media/index.php?ls=&sid=559 Informational hearing on federal grant money WHO:      Committee Chair, Senator David Hann, Members of Senate HHS Committee WHAT:     […]

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Why Subsidies to Pro Sports Continue, Part 2

One reason we (unwisely) subsidize pro sports is that the leagues play cities off each other. There’s been some debate on whether the Vikings will decamp to LA if they don’t get the Wilfare they’re demanding. Charley Shaw over at Politics in Minnesota (where I used to have a column) says the threat is not […]

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