Secretary of State Office Candidates Forum on DFL Concerns
OCTOBER 8, 2013 @ 11:30 A.M.
The next meeting of the North Metro Chapter of the DFL Senior Caucus will be on October 8 @ 11:30 a.m. at the Little Venetian Inn in Little Canada. We are excited about the program for the October 8 meeting that will feature the three announced candidates for the Office of the Secretary of State- Rep. Deb Hilstrom, Rep. Steve Simon and former Rep. Jeremy Kalin. Our three guests will conduct a panel discussion on why they think it is important to keep this important office in the hands of the DFL rather than those of the GOP.
Why does one need to write in defense of good government? Because right wing politicians have vilified government. Under their relentless attacks, government is portrayed as evil – something Grover Norquist wants to reduce “to the size where I can drag it into the bathroom and drown it in the bathtub.” Continue reading →
Memorial Service For D. Perry Kidder, DFL Activist From SD 66 In Saint Paul and a member of the Senior Caucus Board of Directors.
Long time Friend [Quaker], D. Perry Kidder, died unexpectedly on Sunday, February 27th, 2011. A Memorial Meeting for Worship, under the care of Prospect Hill Friends[Quaker]Meeting, will be held in the manner of Friends at the Twin Cities Friends Meetinghouse at 3:30 PM on Saturday,March 5th, and will be followed by a reception, then potluck meal.
Twin Cities Friends Meetinghouse is located at 1725 Grand Avenue, St Paul, MN 55105.
In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to:
…Alternatives to Violence Project, 1050 Selby Ave., St. Paul, MN
…Prospect Hill Friends Meeting, c/o Michael Russelle, Treasurer; 1480 Chelmsford St., St Paul, MN 55108
St. Paul, MN — Governor-elect Mark Dayton and Lieutenant Governor-elect Yvonne Prettner Solon today announced the schedule of activities for their Inaugural. They will be joined by Minnesota’s Constitutional Officers as they take the Oath of Office in a ceremony to be held at Noon on January 3, 2011, at Saint Paul’s Landmark Center. Continue reading →
An article by John Nichols, Washington correspondent for The Nation, in its January 11, 2011, edition presents the Progressive Honor Roll of 2010. He states that for Progressive the past year was not the happiest, but “in such years the truest believers and battlers stand out all the more clearly…” He provides his picks for 13 people and categories.