Gov. Pawlenty Signs Jobs Bill


Video by Erin Maye

Twitter Log:

11:08:06;00
Gov Pawlenty touting “angel investment” tax credit.  It was paid with eliminating a tax credit that benefits poor. #mnleg

11:10:09;00
Gov Pawlenty notes that jobs bill co-author Sen Bakk could not be here today because he is vacationing at an undisclosed location. #mnleg

11:11:09;00
Rep. Ann Lenczewski says she met goals by getting job bill passed early , signed and no conference committee. #mnleg

11:13:43;00
St. Paul City Councilman Pat Harris says he’s grateful for the CarZ incentive that hopefully will keep Ford plant open in St. Paul #mnleg

11:14:49;00
Pawlenty noting that House Speaker Anderson-Kelliher and Sen Majority Leader Pogemiller were constructive in getting jobs bill done #mnleg

11:16:47;00
We’re now comparing haircuts at Gov. Pawlenty’s news conference on jobs bill. www.theuptake.org #notmakingthisup #mnleg

11:20:42;00
Gov Pawlenty after parade of speakers on jobs bill. “anyone else? OK, I’m going to sign this bad boy”  #mnleg

11:23:26;00
Gov. Pawlenty says jobs bill should give Ford incentive to reconsider plans to shut down St. Paul plant. #mnleg

11:24:25;00
Gov Pawlenty earlier this morning signed the budget reduction bill.  Calls what the #mnleg has done as good work and good relations “so far”

11:27:11;00
Bloomington City Manager says “no promises” on making Mall of America project happen.  #mnleg

11:29:11;00
Pawlenty says unallotment ruling will “loom very large” over legislative session. #mnleg

11:29:46;00
Pawlenty says search for new Chief Justice is moving along, expect something in about a month.

11:32:32;00
Pawlenty won’t speculate on how many jobs bill will create.  His admin was vocal on how few jobs bonding bill would create. #mnleg

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