Everything listed under: Greater Minnesota

  • Speaker Thissen Receives Legislator of Distinction Award from the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities

    On Thursday, August 21, Speaker Thissen was honored to be named a Legislator of Distinction by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities. The award is given to legislators who have worked to support the specific needs of Greater Minnesota, particularly those advocated for by the CGMC.  Speaker Thissen has been a strong advocate for Greater Minnesota since being elected Speaker in 2013. During the 2014 session, he helped to promote a strong rural economic agenda and was crucial to expanding ...  Read More...

  • Our view: DFL restores what's best about state

    Article by: Brian Voerding, editor, on behalf of the Daily News editorial board, Winona Daily News Pot’s legal. The minimum wage is going up. Some people will have a harder time owning guns, or have to give them up.   Read More...