Inside the Minnesota Capitol

Inside the Minnesota Capitol

Minnesota politics, regulatory agencies and state government news updates

Monthly Archives: February 2013

Minnesota Lobbyist Principal’s Report

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In accordance with the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Act, an Annual Report of Lobbyist Principal is required to be filed annually with the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board (“Board”). Any business or association which retains or employs a registered lobbyist in the State of Minnesota is required to file the annual [&hellip… Continue Reading

Clean Energy Advocate Named to PUC Seat

Posted in Energy, Minnesota Governor
Earlier today, Governor Dayton announced the appointment of Nancy Lange to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. Nancy Lange will replace Phyllis Reha, whose term expired in early January. Ms. Lange will begin her service March 4, for a term extending through January 7, 2019. Ms. Lange has over two decades of experience advancing clean energy [&hellip… Continue Reading

Energy in the Spotlight

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Governor Dayton’s state of the State address this Wednesday evening contained a few surprises, not least of which was his focus on climate change and renewable energy. With the change in the legislature to DFL control, most observers expected renewable energy advocates to move from playing defense to offense, but the Governor’s focus on these [&hellip… Continue Reading

Proposed List of Newly Taxed Items

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According to Governor Mark Dayton’s Sales Tax Reform Plan, all existing and newly taxed items will be subject to a 20% sales tax rate reduction to 5.5%. Here is a list, released by the Minnesota Department of Revenue, of all new items subject to the sales tax. Affiliate Nexus Digital Products Parallel Taxation of Direct [&hellip… Continue Reading