Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The series of three meetings—in Mound, Chanhassan and Maple Plain—will all take place on Saturday, April 13, and are are open to the public and are free of charge.
Wednesday, April 3
Information provided by the office of State Senator Dave Osmek Lake Minnetonka's state legislators—State Senator David Osmek (R-Mound), Representative Jerry Hertaus (R-Greenfield) and Representative Cindy Pugh (R- Chanhassen)—will hold a series of information gathering meetings on Saturday, April 13, to listen to the concerns, issues and priorities important to Senate District 33 constituents during this 88th legislative session. As part of our form of government and representative democracy, information gathering and constituent input is an important and necessary part of the legislative process. SD 33 legislators desire to better represent area constituents by hearing their concerns regarding proposed legislation affecting state …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
State Representative Jerry Hertaus (R—33A) says "tax increase on the wealthy is guaranteed to affect a great deal of small businesses."
Thursday, January 31
by Rep. Jerry Hertaus, District 33A Governor Dayton unveiled his $38 billion dollar budget proposal last week—the largest budget proposal in state history paid for by the largest proposed tax hike in state history. Before we can properly evaluate the Governor’s budget there are key questions that must be answered; what is the full list of goods and services to be taxed, will there truly be no impact on the tax burden for middle-income Minnesotans, and what impact will these proposals have on jobs and job creation in Minnesota? Disappointingly the Governor has yet to release the full list of goods and services that would be taxed under his new sales tax proposal. We already know that Minnesotans will see increased taxes on things like …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
A Wayzata City Council race may be decided by less than five votes; GOP candidates win or lead big in legislative races.
- Jay Corn
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
There was little need to burn the midnight oil during Election Day 2012. From President of the United States to the dozens of candidates seeking local and legislative offices, results came in early for many races involving Lake Minnetonka communities. By 10 p.m. U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar had already made her acceptance speech and was making the rounds on television and radio. Mark Gaylord knew he would be the next Mayor of Excelsior by 9:15 p.m. Gaylord defeated challenger Steve Finch by about 250 votes, 667-411. Nick Ruehl announced earlier this year that he would not seek re-election. Mary Jo Fulkerson and Greg Miller won four-year seats on the Excelsior City Council, and John Beattie won the special election for a two-year term. …