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Stories with person: Paul Thissen
  • GOP revives cuts to commissioner pay, campaign subsidies 
    Updated: Apr-14-16 5:14 pm

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota - House Republicans are reviving cost-reduction measures in a second budget go-around, detailing their plans Thursday to cut state agency commissioner salaries, freeze public employee hiring and suspend Minnesota's public campaign subsidy program.

  • Republicans take initial steps in budget surplus battle 
    Updated: Apr-07-16 6:03 pm

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota lawmakers took their first steps toward handling a $900 million budget surplus, as House Republicans laid out a rough roadmap Thursday that would split the extra cash between tax cuts and a transportation funding package.