STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Economic development bill passes
By Don Davis
Minnesota legislators voted to increase funding designed to produce jobs.
The House voted 73-59 for the jobs and economic development bill that for the next two years provides $100 milli... Posted on 5/16/13 at 10:09 PM
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF ND Blue Cross Blue Shield to hold job fair for PRACS workers
By Ryan Schuster
Like other Fargo-Moorhead employers, we were saddened to hear the news last week that PRACS Institute has closed its Fargo location, leaving more than 350 employees without jobs.
We... Posted on 3/25/13 at 1:26 PM
BEST FRIENDS ND Education, Jobs, and Life Skills
As a mentor, you can have a positive, lasting impact on your mentee's attitude toward school and the workplace.
To explore mentoring scenarios that have to do with education, jobs, and life skills, re... Posted on 2/19/13 at 11:00 AM
DOING IT DOWNTOWN Great expectations: Getting a media job downtown
Joshua Berggren, MSUM Documentary/Photojournalism Major
FARGO, N.D. -- Perhaps this comes a bit premeditated, but I have a lot of reasons to look forward to spring: warm weather, more daylight, campi... Posted on 12/4/12 at 9:09 AM
COME HOME AMERICA McGovern’s economic plan demanded ‘equal treatment’
By TOM LAWRENCE
The Daily Republic
EDITORS NOTE: This is part of a weekly series examining the events of 40 years ago that led to Mitchell native George McGoverns Democratic presidential nomination an... Posted on 9/1/12 at 3:31 PM
BALTIMORE (AP) — President Barack Obama tried on Friday to leave behind the political battles that have overshadowed his second-term agenda, saying lawmakers should work on creating more middle-class jobs in the slowly growing economy. "Our work is not done, and our focus cannot drift," Obama said.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The state Senate majority leader says a proposed increase in the state minimum wage is not likely to happen this session because Democrats in the House and Senate can't agree how much to raise it.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Offering a more upbeat view of the economy, President Barack Obama resurrected his jobs proposals Thursday, advancing modest initiatives as he pushed for action on more ambitious efforts that face resistance from congressional Republicans. "We're poised for progress," he declared.
DARLENE SUPERVILLE,Associated Press
, May 09, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Many Minnesota workers would get a pay hike, extra time to spend with newborns and recently adopted children and more overtime pay in the minimum wage bill that is headed to the House floor.
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