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GOP’s Zellers Vows Common Touch in Governor Race

Former Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Zellers is joining the race for governor, saying he would bring a middle-class family man's sensibility to the job.

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Vikings Stadium May Hinge On Tax Bill

The chances that the Vikings stadium bill passes through the house and then the senate Monday could hinge on whether Governor Mark Dayton decides to veto or sign the republican tax bill. The tax bill passed through both the house and senate and is on the Governor's desk. The speaker of the house, Kurt Zellers indicated Thursday on the Dan Barreiro Show on Fan Radio Network that he and his fellow republicans would be more interested in supporting the Vikings Stadium if the Governor signs their tax bill. He is threatening the Governor without making a direct threat.

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Vikings Stadium Facing Friday Deadline [AUDIO]

House Speaker Kurt Zellers says blowing past a Friday legislative deadline should not be the main concern for supporters of the Vikings stadium bill. Friday is a key legislative deadline where all bills must pass through at least one House or Senate committee in order to keep moving.

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Kurt Zellers, Minnesota House of Representatives
Kurt Zellers, Minnesota House of Representatives
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Minnesota House Leader Balks at Emergency Stadium Vote

The top Minnesota House Republican, Kurt Zellers, says he doesn't want the Legislature to meet in emergency session this year to vote on a Vikings stadium package.

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Another Day, No Deal At Capitol To Avert Shutdown

Governor Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders met briefly but did not reach a budget deal with a government shutdown now only four days away. Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Zellers and Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch met privately for less than an hour Monday. Afterward the three appeared before the press together and say they're still hopeful of a deal that could head off a July 1 shutdown.

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Kurt Zellers (Courtesy State House)
Kurt Zellers (Courtesy State House)
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Minnesota Speaker Apologizes After Prayer By Pastor

Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Zellers is apologizing for a prayer in his chamber by a central Minnesota pastor who previously made controversial remarks about gay people.

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Gap on budget between Dayton, lawmakers persists

They had breakfast together, but the Governor and top Republican lawmakers are still split over taxes and spending as the clock ticks closer to adjournment.

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Dayton Floats Smaller Tax Hike; GOP Not Interested

Gov. Mark Dayton says he is willing to meet the Republican Legislature halfway with a smaller income tax increase as end-of-session budget talks begin. The Democratic governor outlined a new proposal Monday, raising the level for a new top-tier income tax bracket and dropping a property tax on homes worth more than $1 million.

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Dayton Expects Minnesota Budget Talks To Pick Up Speed

Gov. Mark Dayton says he expects budget talks with top Republican lawmakers to pick up in the coming days. The Democratic governor said Tuesday that his breakfast meeting with GOP legislative leaders was "constructive."

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Represtative King Banaian, Senate Maority Leader Amy Koch, House Speaker Kurt Zellers.  Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Represtative King Banaian, Senate Maority Leader Amy Koch, House Speaker Kurt Zellers. Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Republican Leaders Stop In St. Cloud Pushing Budget Proposals [AUDIO]

Top legislative Republicans stopped in St. Cloud today (Monday). They were on a statewide tour pushing their plan to eliminate the $5 billion budget gap without raising taxes. Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch says Republicans are reigning-in out of control spending.

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