Dissing North Dakota’s Capitol Fails To Improve Minnesota’s

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Click on Photo to Watch Rep. Dean Diss North Dakota

Click on Photo to Watch Rep. Dean Diss North Dakota

House Majority Leader Matt Dean compares North Dakota’s capitol building to a State Farm office building in an effort to persuade his colleagues to vote for funding to renovate Minnesota’s capitol building. It didn’t work. The capitol renovation bonding bill was one vote short of passing.

Jacob Wheeler

In addition to shooting videos for The UpTake, Jacob Wheeler is a contributing editor at the progressive political magazine In These Times, publishes the Glen Arbor Sun in his native Michigan, and authored "Between Light and Shadow," a recent book about the Guatemalan adoption industry. Wheeler's stories have appeared in such magazines as the Utne Reader, Earth Island Journal, Rotarian and Teaching Tolerance magazine, and newspapers including the San Francisco Chronicle and Christian Science Monitor. He speaks fluent Spanish, German and Danish.

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