Daily Donkey, September 11

Gov. Mark Dayton

MN Supreme Court says Mark Dayton’s veto of legislative budget was constitutional, Pioneer Press

Minnesota Supreme Court says Dayton’s veto was constitutional, orders mediation, Star Tribune

The Latest: GOP says ready for mediation with Dayton, Sacramento Bee

Minnesota justices throw Dayton, legislature funding fight to mediator, Faribault Daily News

Our View: State Budget dispute: Court sensible with mediation order, Mankato Free Press

Top analyst says MN Supreme Court ruling isn’t certain win for Gov. Dayton, MNN


Sen. Al Franken

‘It helps not to lie in politics’: Sen. Al Franken talks Trump, SND and 2020, CNBC

Donald Trump and I are opposites- he doesn’t work: Sen. Al Franken, CNBC

Democrats prepare to block another Trump judicial nominee, Politico


Rep. Keith Ellison

Our View: Minimum wage hike argument doesn’t add up, Grand Forks Herald



Letter: Paulsen needs to hold town hall, SW News Media

Letter: Jason Lewis is dangerous, not protesters, South Washington County Bulletin

Emmer votes against higher debt ceiling, hurricane aid, MPR

Emmer breaks with the rest of Minn. Delegation to vote against deal Trump brokered with Democrats, Star Tribune



Minnesota squeezes into the race for new Amazon headquarters, City Pages

Minnesota’s preparing its bid for Amazon’s HQ- but you can’t know what’s in it yet, Pioneer Press

Update: Minnesota to fight for second Amazon headquarters and its 50000 jobs, West Central Tribune


Renewable Energy

50 percent renewable energy by 2030, Minnesota proponents say, Brainerd Dispatch

Surge in Minnesota clean-energy jobs prompts calls for tighter energy standards, Star Tribune


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