STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Senate backs gasoline tax hike
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey
Minnesota senators voted Friday to raise the state gasoline tax 5 cents in the next few years.
After the Senate Transportation Committee in recent weeks removed a gas ... Posted on 5/11/13 at 11:15 AM
SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY Purchasing Power: What is it and how to use it to your advantage
The definition of purchasing power is as follows:
1. General: Extent to which a person, firm, or group has available funds to make purchases. 2. Economics: (1) Money and credit available for spending... Posted on 3/13/13 at 10:53 AM
NEW PLATEAUS Continual (Solar-Powered) Economic Growth
Last Saturday I attended an event at the University of Minnesota showcasing professors and their research. Each gave a presentation and took questions from the audience. One spoke about depression eco... Posted on 2/28/13 at 10:25 AM
CHICZ MAGAZINE Questions to ask elderly parents
Following are 10 questions to ask your elderly parents.
1. What are their end of life desires? Make sure they have filled out an Advance Directive stating what their desires are. Do they want to have ... Posted on 11/7/12 at 11:31 AM
REAL MONEY THE POWER OF “POWER OF ATTORNEY”
Anyone who has experienced a family member or friend in a health crisis knows the potential emotional and financial challenges that can occur. One of the best gifts we can give our loved ones and ours... Posted on 2/16/12 at 3:48 PM
If you’re wondering what to give this holiday season, consider gifts that save energy. Energy savings is a gift that keeps giving year round. Otter Tail Power Company offers these energy-saving gift ideas for the people on your list.
Missouri River Energy Services (MRES) has agreed to a twenty year purchased power agreement with WPPI Energy for output from the Point Beach Nuclear Plant (Point Beach) located near Two Rivers, Wisconsin.
A Minnesota House committee voted Tuesday to allow new nuclear power plants in the state, with another vote coming soon to remove a ban on new coal power plants and to allow North Dakota coal and electrical power.
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