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MNGOP: Expand Tax Break For Low-Income Seniors To All Retirees

GOP Retire In Minnesota News Conference

Minnesota Republicans are proposing the state eventually eliminate its tax on Social Security benefits. Currently Minnesota taxes Social Security benefits at the same rate as the federal government, meaning that people whose income mostly relies on social security is not taxed, but those who have additional income are taxed.
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This Time It Didn’t Take Six Months- Sen. Franken Sworn In For Second Term

Al Franken is sworn in for a second term in the U.S. Senate by Vice President Joe Biden

The last time Al Franken took the oath of office it was after an eight month odyssey of recounts and court challenges. Minnesota went six months without a second senator in 2009 as former Senator Norm Coleman’s term expired in January. This time it didn’t take as long to get sworn in. Continue Reading →

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Journalist Panel: KSTP-TV #Pointergate Story “Not Valid”, Should Not Have Aired

#Pointergate

A panel of journalists including the Star Tribune’s managing editor of operations find fault with KSTP-TV for airing a story that had racist overtones. Worse was how KSTP reacted to the ridicule the story got on social media. Continue Reading →

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