Posted at 9:54 AM on January 2, 2009
by Molly Bloom
Filed under: Daily Digest
Today is the deadline for counties to submit wrongly-rejected absentee ballot to the Secretary of State.
Voters whose ballots are rejected might not receive notice until it's too late.
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie talks to ABC News about the campaigns and partisanship.
Big changes could be on the way for MN's counties.
Lawmakers and Gov. Pawlenty say they will work to fix the Green Acres property-tax program.
Education groups are pushing the legislature to establish an independent commission to look at state education policy.
MPR will follow McLeod West School as it prepares to close after a school levy failed to pass in November.
State colleges and universities hope to have a quarter of their classes online by 2015.
And Zygi Wilf says a new Vikings stadium would be an economic stimulus.
President-elect Obama will meet with Congressional leaders on Monday to talk about his economic stimulus plan.
Cabinet confirmation hearings will start in the Senate on Thursday.
Vice President-elect Joe Biden still hasn't said when he'll resign from the Senate and may even take votes on the Senate floor next week.
CQ Politics looks at the "Dids and Didn'ts" of the last Congress.
Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, told reporters today that Republicans will filibuster any attempt by Democrats to seat a Senator from Minnesota before the recount and any legal challenges are resolved. Here's the audio from his conference call: