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Missing St. Croix River boater found alive, Minn. authorities say
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Letters to the editor: Legislative session, transit funding
Viewpoint: Busy construction season ahead for south Washington County
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Keith Jacobus viewpoint: Recognizing key people in our system
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December 15, 2009
Letter: Public sector jobs matter, too
Editor's note: This was written in response to a letter sent out by Rep. Denny McNamara by e-mail.
December 15, 2009 - 2:59pm
December 1, 2009
Lawmakers look to bonding for jobs
ST. PAUL -- The problem is to find money to create jobs while the economy remains troubled.
December 1, 2009 - 1:42pm
November 6, 2009
Bakk seeks special legislative jobs session
ST. PAUL -- Sen. Tom Bakk wants to move forward with projects like a new Duluth airport terminal and construction at Lake Superior College to create jobs, and claims a special legislative session could speed the process. Jobs are important, the Cook Democrat and 2010 governor candidate...
November 6, 2009 - 8:39am
September 17, 2009
Minnesota loses 10,300 jobs in August
ST. PAUL - National economists say the recession technically is over, but Minnesota economic leaders say workers have yet to feel an improvement. A report released this morning showed 10,300 Minnesota jobs disappeared last month. At the same time, the percentage of Minnesotans without...
September 17, 2009 - 10:52am
July 27, 2009
County to cut up to 15 jobs
Washington County officials delivered an early snapshot of the 2010 budget last week, telling the five county commissioners that up to 15 full-time jobs will be cut, service levels to residents will continue to fall and the county will have to dip into its savings to balance next...
July 27, 2009 - 7:49am
June 30, 2009
Up to 4,700 job loses expected in unallotment
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty's decision to make unilateral budget cuts could cost up to 4,700 jobs across Minnesota, the state economist told legislative leaders this morning. In a confrontational meeting, House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher, DFL-Minneapolis, disputed some of...
June 30, 2009 - 11:49am
May 11, 2009
County Board Approves Accepting Worker Support Funds
Washington County Commissioners voted 5-0 May 5 to authorize the county to apply for federal stimulus dollars to assist unemployed or underemployed county residents in securing full employment.
May 11, 2009 - 9:47am
April 22, 2009
Letter: Furlough politicians
Minnesota is facing an historic budget crisis. We must look for smart solutions to our problems. It is easy for Gov. Tim Pawlenty to say cutting government jobs is the way out of this. It is important to look at what cutting jobs means. It means fewer services for taxpayers.
April 22, 2009 - 10:00am
February 23, 2009
Ethanol backers say they can add jobs
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's ethanol industry could help produce jobs in a time they are most needed, agriculture supporters say. "We can help Minnesota recover from this recession," Brad Nelson told a state Senate agriculture committee last Thursday. Nelson, a south-central Minnesota...
February 23, 2009 - 8:41am
February 20, 2009
State Senate freezes wages and jobs
The Minnesota Senate will not hire new employees and on Thursday froze wages of existing workers. "These are common-sense measures to show the public that we are taking the budget deficit seriously and we will be sharing in the pain," said Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller,...
February 20, 2009 - 8:21am
December 2, 2008
Oberstar pushes huge jobs plan
When President-elect Barack Obama announced plans last month for a huge job creation effort by the federal government, U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar...
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am
November 11, 2008
Pawlenty promotes green jobs
ST. PAUL -- Lower taxes for businesses that add jobs in renewable energy industries is a key part of Gov. Tim Pawlenty's 2009 economic plan....
November 11, 2008 - 12:00am
March 20, 2008
Tax bill cuts business aid
ST. PAUL - A bill written by the House tax leader eliminating all state aid to business includes killing rural Minnesota's Job Opportunity Building Zones program. Although Rep. Ann Lenczewski, DFL-Bloomington, said Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty's pet JOBZ project is a small part of...
March 20, 2008 - 12:00am