Posts tagged with "Paul Thissen"

GOPbudget plan leaves MN’s behind/helps corporate special interests get ahead

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 20, 2015

House DFL leaders say the Republican budget will leave behind behind kids, working families, and greater Minnesota in order to help corporate special interests get further ahead. “The Republicans have made a choice that tax breaks for corporations and special interests are more important than educating our kids or investing in Minnesota’s future,” said House […]

Dems look to expand high-speed broadband

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 22, 2014

Today House DFL leaders and legislators joined educators and students at the State Capitol to push for one of the 2014 session’s remaining priorities– the first significant investment in broadband internet infrastructure. House Speaker Paul Thissen called the expansion of broadband in greater Minnesota “vital to our vision of a stronger Minnesota in every corner […]

Minnesota’s economy continues strong comeback

Posted by HBC Newsdesk November 21, 2013

Today the Legislative Commission on Fiscal Planning and Policy heard reports from Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership and The Center for Rural Policy and Development on the strength of Minnesota’s economy. After recently gaining back all jobs lost during the great recession, Minnesota’s unemployment sits at 5.1 percent. That compares to the national […]

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