Did you miss "Become a Citizen Journalist" on July 21, 2007? Click above to see Eric Black's speech to mnpACT!
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Oh, I can hardly wait for the Republicans in the Minnesota House to start banging the drum about how they sent Family Leave to Governor Dayton - but he vetoed it. Word is getting out to anyone paying attention that Family Leave was passed by the House attached to the Preemption bill that Governor Dayton told us long ago he would veto. And he should.
But let's talk straight about that claimed Republican support for Family Leave. The method and magnitude of the Republican lie about Family Leave was on full display at . . .
We have a serious transparency problem in our Minnesota legislature. They cannot get things done while the public is watching.
These continuous last minute and late night flurries at the end of session are not in the public interest. The horsetrading in the dead of night leaves all of us wondering how it will affect us - and too often we find out about big changes only when we have to deal with it directly.
We shouldn't have be surprised by what our legislature did in the dead of night. We should be able . . .