THE WEST WING Weekly Memo 5-17-13
Each Weekly Memo to the City Council and the agenda packet is also provided on the City Council web page.
There are two labor agreements on next weeks Council agenda. Tha... Posted on 5/20/13 at 1:08 PM
STAFF BLOG THE DULLUM FILE Senator Heitkamp on News @5
Senator Heidi Heitkamp joins us this evening on WDAZ News @5.... Posted on 2/21/13 at 11:24 AM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA In the Not-Now
What does it say about Americans that the public is already starting to talk about candidates for president for 2016?
Eckhart Tolle wrote in his book The Power of Now that mankind is threatened by ou... Posted on 2/18/13 at 10:27 AM
STAFF BLOG GRAND FORKS GOURMET 'Hotdish for Heidi' With Garrison Keillor
As the 2012 campaigns (finally) wind down, there's one more Heidi Heitkamp fundraiser in Grand Forks and the great Garrison Keillor will be there.
Now, this is in no way an endorsement of the candida... Posted on 10/22/12 at 2:29 PM
STAFF BLOG THE AREAVOICES COMMUNITY Areavoices Digest #88 - Some top performers
I decided for this week's digest to offer up another look at some of our top performing blogs. They're both consistent with their posts, and their posts seem to generate broad interest in everything f... Posted on 9/5/12 at 2:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has agreed to referee another dispute over President Barack Obama's health care law, whether businesses can use religious objections to escape a requirement to cover birth control for employees.
WASHINGTON - Congress left Washington on Nov. 22 for Thanksgiving without reaching agreement on a new farm bill, leaving in question whether the bill will be finished before the end of the calendar year.
For years empoyers encouraged workers to improve their health and productivity with free screenings, discounted gym memberships and gift cards to lose weight. Companies are taking advantage of new rules under Obamacare healthcare overhaul in 2014 to punish smokers and overweight workers.
It's been two weeks since Congress allowed the farm bill to expire, but members say they've made some progress over the weekend to try to get a new bill in the coming weeks. That's because House conferees were appointed on Saturday.
It is day 11 of the partial Government shutdown. But there is some optimism today. The White House says Obama welcomes what it calls a "constructive approach" from congressional Republicans in a new offer.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will press his case for a quick reopening of the entire federal government coupled with an emergency increase of U.S. borrowing authority when he meets with Senate Republicans on Friday.
WASHINGTON - Republicans and Democrats in Congress saw signs of hope on Wednesday for a break in their fiscal impasse, as members of both parties floated the possibility of a short-term increase in the debt limit to allow time for broader negotiations on the budget.
David Lawder and Susan Heavey
, October 09, 2013
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - Ten members of the Group of 20 international economies joined the United States in accusing the Syrian government of carrying a chemical weapons attack on civilians last month and called for a strong international response against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
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