Congress is considering yet another tax on driving. House of Representatives (H.R.) 5972, the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act of 2013, would levy a user fee tax on the distance a driver travels.
Most news coverage screams that the mean old Republicans are controlled by the stodgy old men with Franklins falling out of their pockets. Well, according to recent reports, the Democrats are the wealthiest when it comes to campaign treasure troves.
When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them,...
Gov. Mark Dayton, representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), county, and city officials are assessing the damage due to last week's history breaking rainfall in central and northeastern Minnesota.