Posted at 6:25 AM on April 5, 2012
by Tom Scheck
Filed under: Daily Digest
The Minnesota Senate passed a Voter ID amendment. The measure will go to the voters in November.
Under the Dome
Gov. Dayton is expected to veto the GOP plan that taps the state budget reserve to start paying back the K12 school shift.
Dayton signed a bill Wednesday that requires both parents be notified if their child is a possible victim of abuse, neglect or sexual assault.
Tom Devine, an insurance agent from Chanhassen, was selected to be the next U of M Regent.
The House votes for an earlier primary date.
GOP Rep. Ernie Leidiger's campaign treasurer has been slapped with a campaign fine.
DFL Rep. Kerry Gauthier is warning of an Ojibwe court challenge over wolf hunting.
MPR says Vikings owners don't have much skin in the game in the overall cost of the stadium.
The Vikings Stadium could get a second hearing in the Minnesota House on Thursday.
Ramsey County is still trying to get back in the stadium race.
AP has a fact-check on President Obama's incomplete history lesson.
Supporters of the STOCK Act say it needs to be stronger. DFL Rep. Tim Walz is mentioned.
DFL Sen. Al Franken pushes for more security at courthouses.
Key U.S. firms plan to set up bases in Saudi Arabia. DFL Rep. Keith Ellison is mentioned.
DFL Rep. Collin Peterson asks House leadership to consider rural-friendly changes to the U.S. Postal Service.
Race for U.S. Senate
Vice President Joe Biden is holding an April 11 fundraiser for DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar.
Race for Congress
The PoliGraph says an ad targeting GOP Rep. Chip Cravaack misleads.
Former state Rep. Mike Obermueller, of Eagan, will challenge GOP Rep. John Kline.
Race for President
Mitt Romney is shifting from his primary strategy toward toward President Obama.
The latest Public Policy Polling poll has Romney leading Rick Santorum in Pennsylvania.