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  • New Minnesota Laws in Effect: Gas Drive Offs, Electronic Rx, Harsher Vulnerable Adults Penalties (stmichael.patch.com)
    Aug 8, 2012
    The Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association ... Bill number: HF2508*/SF2319/CH240. Sponsored by Rep. Larry Howes (R-Walker) and Sen. Pam Wolf (R-Spring Lake Park), a new law requires all school buses used in the state that are manufactured after Jan ...
    Patch
  • New Minnesota Laws Take Effect Today (kstp.com)
    Aug 1, 2012
    The Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association ... just as they can to other first-time other drug users. Sponsored by Rep. Larry Howes (R-Walker) and Sen. Pam Wolf (R-Spring Lake Park), a new law requires all school buses used in the state ...
    KSTP
  • New Minnesota Laws Effective Aug. 1: Gas Drive Offs, Electronic Rx, Harsher Vulnerable Adults Penalties (roseville.patch.com)
    Aug 1, 2012
    The Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association ... Bill number: HF2508*/SF2319/CH240. Sponsored by Rep. Larry Howes (R-Walker) and Sen. Pam Wolf (R-Spring Lake Park), a new law requires all school buses used in the state that are manufactured after Jan ...
    Patch
  • New Minnesota Laws Combat Synthetic Drugs, Genital Mutilation (edina.patch.com)
    Aug 1, 2012
    The Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association ... just as they can to other first-time other drug users. Sponsored by Rep. Larry Howes (R-Walker) and Sen. Pam Wolf (R-Spring Lake Park), a new law requires all school buses used in the state that are ...
    Patch
  • Funds roll in to Legislative races ahead of primary (startribune.com)
    Aug 1, 2012
    Minnesota donors and interest groups opened the taps and ... Redistricting threw neighboring Reps. Larry Howes, R-Walker, and John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, into competition for the same District 5A seat. So far, their fundraising has been distinctly lopsided.
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • Gas Drive-Offs, Genital Mutilation & Firearm Silencers: New State Laws Effective Aug. 1 (richfield.patch.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    The Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association ... Bill number: HF2508*/SF2319/CH240. Sponsored by Rep. Larry Howes (R-Walker) and Sen. Pam Wolf (R-Spring Lake Park), a new law requires all school buses used in the state that are manufactured after Jan ...
    Patch
  • Funds roll in to Legislative races ahead of primary (startribune.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    Minnesota donors and interest groups opened the taps and ... Redistricting threw neighboring Reps. Larry Howes, R-Walker, and John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, into competition for the same District 5A seat. So far, their fundraising has been ...
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • New Laws Effective Aug. 1: Synthetic Drugs, Genital Mutilation, Firearm Silencers (eagan.patch.com)
    Jul 30, 2012
    The Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association ... Bill number: HF2508*/SF2319/CH240. Sponsored by Rep. Larry Howes (R-Walker) and Sen. Pam Wolf (R-Spring Lake Park), a new law requires all school buses used in the state that are manufactured after Jan ...
    Patch
  • New Laws Effective Aug. 1: Gas Drive-Offs, Genital Mutilation, Firearm Silencers (oakdale.patch.com)
    Jul 29, 2012
    The Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association ... just as they can to other first-time other drug users. Sponsored by Rep. Larry Howes (R-Walker) and Sen. Pam Wolf (R-Spring Lake Park), a new law requires all school buses used in the state that are ...
    Patch
  • New Minnesota Laws Take Effect in August (kstp.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    The Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association ... just as they can to other first-time other drug users. Sponsored by Rep. Larry Howes (R-Walker) and Sen. Pam Wolf (R-Spring Lake Park), a new law requires all school buses used in the state ...
    KSTP
  • Minnesota Legislature Roundup: Disaster aid meetings: open or closed? (piercecountyherald.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said that the state has not approved ... has asked federal officials to assess damage from July 2-4 wind storms in northern Minnesota that especially damaged and destroyed trees in Beltrami and Itasca counties.
    Pierce County Herald
  • Minnesota leaders clash over whether disaster aid meetings should be open (inforum.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    Federal officials rejected Minnesota’s request to financially help individuals affected by last month’s floods. Dayton said Wednesday evening that he will appeal the federal rejection. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said the state has not ...
    INFORUM
  • Minn. disaster aid meetings: Should they be open or closed? (wctrib.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    Federal officials rejected Minnesota’s request to financially help individuals affected by last month’s floods. The state may appeal the decision within 30 days. Septic situation Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said that the state has not ...
    West Central Tribune
  • Disaster aid meetings: open or closed? (dglobe.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    Federal officials rejected Minnesota’s request to financially help individuals ... in the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. Septic situation Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said the state has not approved individual assistance for ...
    Worthington Daily Globe
  • Longtime Bemidji Pioneer reporter dies at 57 (parkrapidsenterprise.com)
    Jul 24, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, recalled how he got to know Swenson ... He was a past recipient of the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s Herman Roe Editorial Writing Award and the Ag Communicator of the Year Award from the Minnesota Farm Bureau.
    Park Rapids Enterprise
  • 'One of a kind’: Community, politicians remember longtime Pioneer reporter Brad Swenson (bemidjipioneer.com)
    Jul 24, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, recalled how he got to know Swenson ... He was a past recipient of the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s Herman Roe Editorial Writing Award and the Ag Communicator of the Year Award from the Minnesota Farm Bureau.
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • 'One of a kind’: Community, politicians remember longtime Pioneer reporter Brad Swenson (bemidjipioneer.com)
    Jul 24, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, recalled how he got to know Swenson ... He was a past recipient of the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s Herman Roe Editorial Writing Award and the Ag Communicator of the Year Award from the Minnesota Farm Bureau.
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Longtime Bemidji Pioneer political reporter Brad Swenson dies (inforum.com)
    Jul 24, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, recalled how he got to know Swenson ... He was a past recipient of the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s Herman Roe Editorial Writing Award and the Ag Communicator of the Year Award from the Minnesota Farm Bureau.
    INFORUM
  • Longtime Bemidji Pioneer political reporter Brad Swenson dies (inforum.com)
    Jul 24, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, recalled how he got to know Swenson ... He was a past recipient of the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s Herman Roe Editorial Writing Award and the Ag Communicator of the Year Award from the Minnesota Farm Bureau.
    INFORUM
  • Minnesota Legislature. Who is running where? Part 1: Outstate (dailykos.com)
    Jun 23, 2012
    So consider this the get-filing Minnesota Legislature roundup ... and Alzelc is quite popular here. McElfatrick is no Larry Howes, but she is an incumbent. This district is much bluer than its next door neighbor, and there is no real source ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Minnesota Legislature. Who is running where? Part 1: Outstate (dailykos.com)
    Jun 23, 2012
    So consider this the get-filing Minnesota Legislature roundup ... and Alzelc is quite popular here. McElfatrick is no Larry Howes, but she is an incumbent. This district is much bluer than its next door neighbor, and there is no real source ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Minnesota Zoo dolphin exhibit plan wasn't shared with key lawmakers (twincities.com)
    Jun 21, 2012
    But Minnesota Public Radio News reported Wednesday ... simply by not informing people," said state Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chairman of the House committee that drafted the bonding bill -- a $500 million package of state construction projects ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Missing: Funds for state veterans nursing home (bemidjipioneer.com)
    Jun 21, 2012
    It is hoped that the state of Minnesota would provide the necessary matching ... Persell said he worked collaboratively for the funding with Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chairman of the House Capital Investment Committee, and solicited the ...
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Minnesota Zoo's plans for dolphin exhibit not shared with key lawmakers (twincities.com)
    Jun 21, 2012
    But Minnesota Public Radio News reported Wednesday ... simply by not informing people," said state Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chairman of the House committee that drafted the bonding bill -- a $500 million package of state construction projects ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Minnesota Zoo didn't notify lawmakers of dolphin plans (wday.com)
    Jun 20, 2012
    (AP) — Officials at the Minnesota Zoo had been considering their decision ... simply by not informing people," said state Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chairman of the House committee that drafted the bonding bill — a $500 million package ...
    WDAY
  • Minn. Zoo Didn't Notify Lawmakers of Dolphin Plans (kaaltv.com)
    Jun 20, 2012
    Officials at the Minnesota Zoo had been considering their decision ... simply by not informing people," said state Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chairman of the House committee that drafted the bonding bill - a $500 million package of state ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Minn. Zoo didn't notify lawmakers of dolphin plans as Legislature approved $4M to fix tanks (therepublic.com)
    Jun 20, 2012
    Officials at the Minnesota Zoo had been considering their decision to ... simply by not informing people," said state Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chairman of the House committee that drafted the bonding bill — a $500 million package of state construction ...
    Republic
  • Primaries are set in several area races (brainerddispatch.com)
    Jun 6, 2012
    Central Minnesota voters will have plenty of contested elections ... In House District 5A the candidates are Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, and Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji. The House District 5B candidates are Rep. Carolyn McElfatrick, R-Deer ...
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • Election field set: Two primaries for city elections, one county race contested (bemidjipioneer.com)
    Jun 6, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, and Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, are both seeking re-election. Howes is seeking his eighth term in the House; Persell, his third. Just one of the Beltrami County commissioner races is contested. District 2 ...
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Meg Bye, Pequot Lakes DFLer dies at 69 (brainerddispatch.com)
    Jun 1, 2012
    “I remember her as a very fair and very hardworking opponent,” Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said ... for five years and was the first woman president of the League of Minnesota Cities. MIKE O’ROURKE, associate editor, may be reached ...
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • Former House 4B candidate Meg Bye dies after cancer fight (bemidjipioneer.com)
    May 31, 2012
    Twice she ran as a DFL-endorsed candidate for the Minnesota House, losing bids in 2008 and 2010 to Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, for the House 4B seat. Those endorsements came following an extensive record of public service in Duluth, where Bye ...
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Former House 4B candidate Meg Bye dies after cancer fight (bemidjipioneer.com)
    May 31, 2012
    Twice she ran as a DFL-endorsed candidate for the Minnesota House, losing bids in 2008 and 2010 to Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, for the House 4B seat. Those endorsements came following an extensive record of public service in Duluth, where Bye ...
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Howes endorsed by District 5A Republicans (brainerddispatch.com)
    May 26, 2012
    BEMIDJI — Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, was endorsed Thursday at the House District 5B Republican endorsing convention in Bemidji. The convention was conducted at Beltrami Electric. Precinct delegates from Beltrami, Cass and Itasca counties were ...
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • Rosenblum: Legislature gets in the swim of things on children's issues (startribune.com)
    May 25, 2012
    Her story is confirmed by Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, one of the bill's enthusiastic supporters. "Of all the projects that had come to see us, of all the lobbyists in their thousand-dollar suits, this one rose for me to the top," said Howes ...
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • Beltrami GOP selects Howes for district (bemidjipioneer.com)
    May 25, 2012
    BEMIDJI – Area Republicans endorsed Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, to run for District 5A in the November general election. Howes, who was first elected in 1998, was unopposed for endorsement, according to Beltrami County GOP Chair Ken Cobb.
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Area legislators reflect on session (pineandlakes.com)
    May 23, 2012
    District 4B Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, authored a companion bill in the House ... to allow dentists and hygienists who are licensed in another state to come to Minnesota to provide free dental services in a public health setting. Carlson and Howes ...
    Pine And Lakes News
  • 4 Minnesotans file papers to begin campaign season (inforum.com)
    May 23, 2012
    State Rep. Mike Parry, a Republican running in the 1st Congressional ... Among the first lawmakers to file for re-election were Reps. Larry Howes, R-Walker, and John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, who were thrown into the same district when the courts ...
    INFORUM
  • Hugs and smiles as Minnesota’s election campaign opens (wctrib.com)
    May 23, 2012
    State Rep. Mike Parry, a Republican running in the 1st Congressional ... Among the first lawmakers to file for re-election were Reps. Larry Howes, R-Walker, and John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, who were thrown into the same district when the courts ...
    West Central Tribune
  • Hugs and smiles as campaign opens (dglobe.com)
    May 23, 2012
    State Rep. Mike Parry, a Republican running in the 1st Congressional ... Among the first lawmakers to file for re-election were Reps. Larry Howes, R-Walker, and John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, who were thrown into the same district when the courts ...
    Worthington Daily Globe
  • Candidates are plentiful on first day of filing (brainerddispatch.com)
    May 21, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, and Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, both filed Tuesday for the House District 5A seat. Howes, who was first elected to the Legislature in 1998, and Persell, who was first elected in 2008, found themselves in the same ...
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • Lawmakers point out highlights, disappointments of session (bemidjipioneer.com)
    May 17, 2012
    Larry Howes, R-Walker ... issue than it is a metropolitan versus rural issue. Howes said legislators in metro areas such as Bloomington say they are tired of sponsoring northern Minnesota communities. His response, Howes said, would be to ...
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Nearly 1K surfers sign petition to keep dolphins at Minn. Zoo (myfoxtwincities.com)
    May 17, 2012
    "This decision by the Minnesota Zoo is not only upsetting in its own right ... UPDATE (5.15.12): See "Petition Updates" section for an updates. Gov. Dayton and Rep. Larry Howes have expressed frustration for not knowing of this possible outcome before ...
    FOX 9 News
  • Locals thank legislators for work on Hormel Institute bonding (getbulletin.com)
    May 15, 2012
    Officials also extended thanks to Rep. Larry Howes, chairman of the House Capital Investment ... s “BioScience Triangle” partnerships with the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and Mayo Clinic in Rochester. In 2008, the institute ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • House, Senate pass slightly different bonding bills (wadenapj.com)
    May 15, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said the bill is a compromise ... Sandy Pappas, DFL-St. Paul, said as she unsuccessfully tried to add funding for the University of Minnesota. Funds would be raised by the state selling bonds, and repaid over ...
    Wadena Pioneer Journal
  • Fall legislative races particularly problematic for GOP ‘moderates’ (minnget.com)
    May 14, 2012
    November’s elections likely will turn on events that state legislators have little control over: • Will the Obama campaign, for example, be able to turn out the huge numbers in Minnesota that ... House race features Rep. Larry Howes — a Republican ...
    Minnget.com
  • Phillips Community Center celebrates grand opening and bonding bill victory for pool (tcdailyplanet.net)
    May 13, 2012
    After realizing that a second pool was needed, Lieder partnered with Representative Karen Clark ... advocates within the legislature helped push it through. She names Larry Howes, a Republican, as their strongest advocate.
    Twin Cities Planet
  • Legislators look back at 2012 session (brainerddispatch.com)
    May 12, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, saw encouraging signs in the cooperation between partisans in both the stadium bill and the bonding bill, which he authored in the House. The progress came, he said “in spite of finger-pointing from each side ...
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • Bonding package doesn't include some local projects (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    May 11, 2012
    The move was designed to eliminate earmarks — those pet projects that lawmakers often push to keep their constituents happy, said state Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chairman of the House Capital Investment Committee. But some lawmakers disagreed.
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • Bonding package doesn't include some local projects (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    May 11, 2012
    The move was designed to eliminate earmarks — those pet projects that lawmakers often push to keep their constituents happy, said state Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chairman of the House Capital Investment Committee. But some lawmakers disagreed.
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • Capital investment bill on its way to the governor (tcdailyplanet.net)
    May 10, 2012
    The bill calls for $496.4 million in general obligation bonding to fund road and bridge projects; maintenance work at the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota ... It is sponsored by Rep. Larry Howes (R-Walker) and Senate Majority Leader ...
    Twin Cities Planet
  • Minnesota governor is expected to sign $500M bonding bill (wctrib.com)
    May 9, 2012
    The Minnesota Legislature approved a public works borrowing ... to the bill the Senate made when members approved it Monday night. Bill author Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said he was pleased with the final bill and its passage.
    West Central Tribune
  • Bonding bill sent to governor (bemidjipioneer.com)
    May 9, 2012
    The Minnesota Legislature approved a public works borrowing ... to the bill the Senate made when members approved it Monday night. Bill author Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said he was pleased with the final bill and its passage.
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Governor to decide on public works borrowing (dglobe.com)
    May 9, 2012
    The Minnesota Legislature approved a public works borrowing ... to the bill the Senate made when members approved it Monday night. Bill author Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said he was pleased with the final bill and its passage.
    Worthington Daily Globe
  • Minnesota House to review $500 million public works bill today (duluthnewstribune.com)
    May 8, 2012
    PAUL – The Minnesota House will decide today whether to send ... said they did “pretty well” setting up the bill given the Republicans’ desired spending cap. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said the bill is a compromise.
    Duluth News Tribune
  • Legislature OKs public works borrowing (grandforksherald.com)
    May 8, 2012
    PAUL – The Minnesota Legislature sent Gov ... Funds would be raised by the state selling bonds and repaid over up to 30 years. Bill author Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said he was pleased with the passage. “I like the whole bill, the way ...
    Grand Forks Herald
  • Governor to decide on public works borrowing (grandforksherald.com)
    May 8, 2012
    The Minnesota Legislature approved a public works borrowing ... to the bill the Senate made when members approved it Monday night. Bill author Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said he was pleased with the final bill and its passage.
    Grand Forks Herald
  • Minn. bonding bill could expand Moorhead flood control (inforum.com)
    May 8, 2012
    The Minnesota Legislature approved a public works borrowing ... Economic Development can hand out for economic development projects. Bill author Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said it could be used for projects such as those often in the bonding ...
    INFORUM
  • House to review public works bill (grandforksherald.com)
    May 8, 2012
    The Minnesota House will decide today whether to send a ... said they did “pretty well” setting up the bill given the Republicans’ desired spending cap. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said the bill is a compromise. “We do have the capacity ...
    Grand Forks Herald
  • Bonding back to House after Senate changes (mankatofreepress.com)
    May 8, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, the bill's sponsor ... the bill with the changes or send it to a conference committee for negotiations. The University of Minnesota would see $64 million under the bill, and $132 million would go to renovations and additions ...
    Mankato Free Press
  • Lawmakers Struggle to Find Session Closure (jdsupra.com)
    May 8, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes (R-Walker), Chair of the Capital Investment Committee said he tabled the bill after Dayton threatened another veto. The Governor was reportedly disappointed with the funding gap between the University of Minnesota and Minnesota State ...
    jdsupra.com
  • House to review public works bill (bemidjipioneer.com)
    May 8, 2012
    PAUL – The Minnesota House will decide today whether to send ... said they did “pretty well” setting up the bill given the Republicans’ desired spending cap. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said the bill is a compromise.
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • House passes bonding bill; Wadena not included (wadenapj.com)
    May 8, 2012
    Minnesota colleges, roads ... said they did “pretty well” setting up the bill given the Republicans’ desired spending cap. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said the bill is a compromise. “We do have the capacity to do a larger bonding ...
    Wadena Pioneer Journal
  • $496M Minnesota bonding bill also passes (winonadailynews.com)
    May 8, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, the bill’s sponsor, said it had support from both parties and in both chambers. The University of Minnesota would see $64 million under the bill, and $132 million would go to renovations and additions within the Minnesota ...
    Winona Daily News
  • Minnesota Legislature: $500 million public works goes to final negotiations (inforum.com)
    May 8, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said the bill is a compromise ... Sandy Pappas, DFL-St. Paul, said, as she unsuccessfully tried to add funding for the University of Minnesota. Funds would be raised by the state selling bonds, and repaid over ...
    INFORUM
  • If city wants money for Saints park, it'd have to fight for it (twincities.com)
    May 8, 2012
    Rep. Alice Hausman of St. Paul ... House Capital Investment Committee Chairman Larry Howes, R-Walker, said on the floor as Vikings fans rallied in the rotunda outside the House chamber waiting for the stadium bill debate. The bonding bill ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Legislature considers nearly $500 million bonding bill, which includes $4.6 million to Minnesota West (dglobe.com)
    May 8, 2012
    PAUL -- Minnesota colleges, roads ... said they did “pretty well” setting up the bill given the Republicans’ desired spending cap. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said the bill is a compromise. “We do have the capacity to do a larger ...
    Worthington Daily Globe
  • House, Senate approve $500 million bonding bill (grandforksherald.com)
    May 8, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said the bill is a compromise ... Sandy Pappas, DFL-St. Paul, said as she unsuccessfully tried to add funding for the University of Minnesota. Funds would be raised by the state selling bonds, and repaid over ...
    Grand Forks Herald
  • MSU health building, Security Hospital in House bonding bill (mankatofreepress.com)
    May 8, 2012
    The Minnesota House of Representatives passed a $496 million ... preceded the much-anticipated debate over a $975 million Vikings stadium, and Rep. Larry Howes — the sponsor of the bonding bill — said he knew his legislation was just the warm-up ...
    Mankato Free Press
  • Minn. House passes bonding bill 99-32 (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    May 8, 2012
    But Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chair of the House Capital Investment ... "We felt that this was a way that Greater Minnesota -- who probably many times don't have lobbyists to come here and speak for them -- have an opportunity through DEED ...
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • Area House members supported stadium bill (brainerddispatch.com)
    May 7, 2012
    The Minnesota Vikings stadium bill received support from ... Voting “yes” on the stadium bill Monday night were Rep. John Ward, DFL-Brainerd; Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker; and Rep. Mike LeMieur, R-Little Falls. All three also voted in favor ...
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • Minn. House passes $496 million bill for state construction, Senate plans to vote Monday (startribune.com)
    May 7, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, the bill's sponsor, said it had support from both parties and in both chambers. The University of Minnesota would see $64 million under the bill, and $132 million would go to renovations and additions within the ...
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • Minn. House passes bonding bill 99-32 (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    May 7, 2012
    But Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chair of the House Capital Investment ... "We felt that this was a way that Greater Minnesota -- who probably many times don't have lobbyists to come here and speak for them -- have an opportunity through DEED ...
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • Republican House passes bonding bill (erstarnews.com)
    May 7, 2012
    House Capital Investment Chairman Larry Howes, R-Walker ... at the Minneapolis Veterans Home. Rep. Doug Wardlow, R-Eagan, argued against the bonding bill. Indeed, he styled $6 in bonding for a Greater Minnesota development infrastructure ...
    Elk River Star News
  • Minnesota House passes bonding bill; heads to Senate (duluthnewstribune.com)
    May 7, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said his bill is a compromise. Among highlights of where the bill spends money: -- University of Minnesota, $64 million. -- Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, $132 million. -- Flood fighting, $30 million.
    Duluth News Tribune
  • Minnesota House passes bonding bill; heads to Senate (duluthnewstribune.com)
    May 7, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said his bill is a compromise. Among highlights of where the bill spends money: -- University of Minnesota, $64 million. -- Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, $132 million. -- Flood fighting, $30 million.
    Duluth News Tribune
  • Minnesota House passes bonding bill (startribune.com)
    May 7, 2012
    The Minnesota House has signed off on a $496 million bonding ... Back and forth, back and forth,” said House Capital Investment Chairman Larry Howes, R-Walker, whose bill has been batted around for the entire session. The final version of ...
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • Minn. House passes bill approving nearly $500 million in public projects (inforum.com)
    May 7, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said his bill is a compromise. Among highlights of where the bill spends money: -- University of Minnesota, $64 million. -- Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, $132 million. -- Flood fighting, $30 million.
    INFORUM
  • House bonding bill on hold for some last-minute tweaking (minnget.com)
    May 4, 2012
    As it stands in the House, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system would receive $145 million while the U would get only $54 million. Zellers said he’s working with Rep. Larry Howes, chairman of the House Capital Investment Committee ...
    Minnget.com
  • Minn. Senate volleys $496M construction bill (winonadailynews.com)
    May 4, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, the bill's sponsor ... the bill with the changes or send it to a conference committee for negotiations. The University of Minnesota would see $64 million under the bill, and $132 million would go to renovations and additions ...
    Winona Daily News
  • Austin's Hormel Institute expansion included in bonding bill proposal (getbulletin.com)
    May 4, 2012
    Bill sponsor Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said they plan to tweak the ... The proposal includes $55 million for business development grants. Howes said the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development would be responsible for ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Discussion on Minnesota bonding bill hits big roadblock (wctrib.com)
    May 4, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said Gov ... Dave Senjem, R-Rochester, wrote would have given $54 million to the University of Minnesota and $145 million to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, mostly for repair work.
    West Central Tribune
  • Bonding bill stalls in House; Dayton threatens veto, seeks more funding for U of M (bemidjipioneer.com)
    May 4, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said Gov ... Dave Senjem, R-Rochester, wrote would have given $54 million to the University of Minnesota and $145 million to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, mostly for repair work.
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Discussion on Minnesota bonding bill hits big roadblock (wctrib.com)
    May 4, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said Gov ... Dave Senjem, R-Rochester, wrote would have given $54 million to the University of Minnesota and $145 million to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, mostly for repair work.
    West Central Tribune
  • Dayton university funding demand stalls bonding bill (inforum.com)
    May 4, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said Gov ... Dave Senjem, R-Rochester, wrote would have given $54 million to the University of Minnesota and $145 million to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, mostly for repair work.
    INFORUM
  • Dayton's veto threat stalls vote on bonding bill (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    May 4, 2012
    The Minnesota House was scheduled to take the bill up tonight, but sponsors yanked it at the last minute. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said he pulled the bill after Gov. Dayton threatened to veto it. He said the governor was concerned about the disparity in ...
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • Minn. Senate volleys $496M construction bill (lacrossetribune.com)
    May 2, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, the bill's sponsor ... the bill with the changes or send it to a conference committee for negotiations. The University of Minnesota would see $64 million under the bill, and $132 million would go to renovations and additions ...
    La Crosse Tribune
  • Capitol restoration efforts falling apart (grandrapidsmn.com)
    Apr 28, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, sponsored the bill as a portion of the ... “I don’t think it’s fair for the people of Minnesota if we spend $221 million on one project in St. Paul when there are also other crumbling projects around the state ...
    Grand Rapids Herald-Review
  • Minnesota legislative session drawing to an uncertain close (tcdailyplanet.net)
    Apr 28, 2012
    Appropriations include: Rep. Larry Howes (R-Walker) sponsors the bill ... Other features of the House bill would allow state parks and recreation areas and the Minnesota Zoo to remain open during a government shutdown and expedite the exchange ...
    Twin Cities Planet
  • Tax, bonding, stadium are the big three issues (bemidjipioneer.com)
    Apr 27, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said he thinks there is a chance that ... veto “there is no evidence of poor quality or unsafe procedures being performed in Minnesota clinics.” He said the bill targets abortion facilities.
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • The dirt on the 2012 Minnesota legislative session (tcdailyplanet.net)
    Apr 27, 2012
    Bonding projects create jobs, especially construction jobs. Representative Larry Howes (R-Walker) suggested there might not be a need for a bonding bill now because all the money approved in previous years has not yet been spent. Some bonding projects take ...
    Twin Cities Planet
  • Minnesota legislative session drawing to an uncertain close (tcdailyplanet.net)
    Apr 26, 2012
    Appropriations include: Rep. Larry Howes (R-Walker) sponsors the bill ... Other features of the House bill would allow state parks and recreation areas and the Minnesota Zoo to remain open during a government shutdown and expedite the exchange ...
    Twin Cities Planet
  • Vikings stadium bill stalls; no Senate meeting today (duluthnewstribune.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    ST. PAUL — A Vikings stadium construction proposal is stalled in the Minnesota Senate ... $775 million and Republicans prefer to keep it below $500 million. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chairman of the House public works committee, said ...
    Duluth News Tribune
  • Vikings stadium bill stalls; no Senate meeting today (duluthnewstribune.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    ST. PAUL — A Vikings stadium construction proposal is stalled in the Minnesota Senate ... $775 million and Republicans prefer to keep it below $500 million. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chairman of the House public works committee, said ...
    Duluth News Tribune
  • Vikings bill stalls, no Senate hearing planned today (inforum.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    PAUL – A Vikings stadium construction proposal is stalled in the Minnesota Senate ... $775 million and Republicans prefer to keep it below $500 million. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chairman of the House public works committee, said he has ...
    INFORUM
  • Stadium bill stalls, no Senate meeting today (grandforksherald.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    A Vikings stadium construction proposal is stalled in the Minnesota Senate. The Senate Tax Committee ... million and Republicans prefer to keep it below $500 million. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chairman of the House public works committee ...
    Grand Forks Herald
  • Adrian Peterson, other Vikings players draw Capitol crowd (dl-online.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, is working to get the needed votes from ... The measure is designed to earn more money from school trust lands, mostly in northern Minnesota. The land was set aside so money could be earned for schools.
    DL-Online
  • Legislative notebook: Peterson, other players draw Capitol crowd (bemidjipioneer.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, is working to get the needed votes from ... The measure is designed to earn more money from school trust lands, mostly in northern Minnesota. The land was set aside so money could be earned for schools.
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Capitol Remodeling Plan Gains Approval (kfgo.com)
    Apr 21, 2012
    (AP) - A plan to restore the state Capitol building may get a second life after failing by one vote in the Minnesota House Thursday ... Altogether the package comes to $434 million. Representative Larry Howes says that he made the move in a last-ditch ...
    KFGO
  • House committee rewrites bonding bill (bemidjipioneer.com)
    Apr 21, 2012
    The package was added to another bill as an amendment, and Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, made some changes from the original proposal as well. Howes’ originally planned a $221 million bill for state Capitol building repair and a separate $280 ...
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Minnesota House panel rewrites bonding bill (duluthnewstribune.com)
    Apr 21, 2012
    The package was added to another bill as an amendment, and Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, made some changes from the original proposal as well. Howes originally planned a $221 million bill for state Capitol building repair and a separate $280 ...
    Duluth News Tribune
  • Minnesota Legislature: House panel rewrites bonding bill (inforum.com)
    Apr 21, 2012
    The package was added to another bill as an amendment, and Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, made some changes from the original proposal as well. Howes’ originally planned a $221 million bill for state Capitol building repair and a separate $280 ...
    INFORUM
  • Minnesota Capitol restoration plan revived in House maneuver (twincities.com)
    Apr 21, 2012
    A plan to restore the state Capitol building may get a second life after failing by one vote in the Minnesota House on Thursday ... All together the package comes to $434 million. Rep. Larry Howes said that he made the move in a last-ditch ...
    Pioneer Press
  • With many unfinished bonding projects, is a new bill needed? (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    Apr 21, 2012
    Republican Rep. Larry Howes of Walker said he'd like to see that money get spent. Minnesota House Republicans are trying a new approach, proposing a $434 million bill that would include the State Capitol renovations that lawmakers narrowly ...
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • House panel rewrites Minnesota bonding bill (duluthnewstribune.com)
    Apr 21, 2012
    The package was added to another bill as an amendment, and Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, made some changes from the original proposal as well. Howes originally planned a $221 million bill for state Capitol building repair and a separate $280 ...
    Duluth News Tribune
  • Minn. panel sends Cap fix-up back to House floor (twincities.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    A plan to restore the state Capitol building may get a second life after failing by one vote in the Minnesota House Thursday ... Altogether the package comes to $434 million. Rep. Larry Howes says that he made the move in a last-ditch effort ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Arizona OKs Contraception Bill, Moves Close To Defunding Planned Parenthood (kaiserhealthnews.org)
    Apr 20, 2012
    Debates over contraception and abortion also dominate state capitols in Texas, Nebraska and Minnesota. Arizona Republic ... the newly drawn district maps pair seven-term Republican Rep. Larry Howes of Walker and Rep. John Persell, a two-term ...
    Kaiser Health News
  • Capitol restoration bill rejected by one vote in Minnesota House (twincities.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    The deteriorating Minnesota State Capitol has taken ... with other projects in our districts," said Rep. Patti Fritz, DFL-Faribault. House Capital Investment Committee Chairman Larry Howes, R-Walker, is carrying a separate $280 million bonding ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Minnesota House rejects Capitol repair; bonding bill in doubt (duluthnewstribune.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    “I am not going to bring it up (again) unless they (Democrats) will come ask,” bill sponsor Rep. Larry Howes ... the discussion was about pride in the Minnesota seat of government. Howes told colleagues that Minnesotans support fixing ...
    Duluth News Tribune
  • House narrowly rejects Capitol restoration bill (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    Apr 20, 2012
    The Minnesota House has narrowly rejected a $221 million ... But we might adjourn before we have a chance to get to you,' " Hortman said. After the vote, state Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, was still trying to figure out what went wrong.
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • Capitol restoration bill rejected by one vote in Minnesota House (twincities.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    The deteriorating Minnesota State Capitol has taken ... with other projects in our districts," said Rep. Patti Fritz, DFL-Faribault. House Capital Investment Committee Chairman Larry Howes, R-Walker, is carrying a separate $280 million bonding ...
    Pioneer Press
  • One vote short, state Capitol repair bill fails in House (startribune.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    A House plan to repair the crumbling Minnesota Capitol with one sweeping $221 million ... take a deep breath and think about it,” said Capital Investment Chair Larry Howes, R-Walker, when asked whether he would be bringing the other half ...
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • House bill to restore Capitol fails by one vote (getbulletin.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    All of the Democratic lawmakers from southeastern Minnesota voted against the bill ... Maybe nothing,” said the bill’s sponsor, Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker. Rep. Duane Quam, R-Byron, said he was disappointed that most Democrats were unwilling ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Carlson, McElfatrick endorsed by GOP (brainerddispatch.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    Carlson had the opportunity to meet Itasca County delegates in the new portion of the district he hopes to represent in the Minnesota Senate. House District 4B Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, was also in attendance as a delegate. He is seeking the ...
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • For U, millions hang on fate of bonding bill (mndaily.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    The bill’s fate determines whether the University of Minnesota receives millions of dollars for ... As of Tuesday, Tinucci said nothing had changed regarding a bonding bill. Larry Howes, R-Walker, who chairs the House’s Capital Investment ...
    Minnesota Daily
  • For U, millions hang on fate of bonding bill (mndaily.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    The bill’s fate determines whether the University of Minnesota receives millions of dollars for ... As of Tuesday, Tinucci said nothing had changed regarding a bonding bill. Larry Howes, R-Walker, who chairs the House’s Capital Investment ...
    Minnesota Daily
  • For U, millions hang on fate of bonding bill (mndaily.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    The bill’s fate determines whether the University of Minnesota receives millions of dollars for ... As of Tuesday, Tinucci said nothing had changed regarding a bonding bill. Larry Howes, R-Walker, who chairs the House’s Capital Investment ...
    Minnesota Daily
  • Prevailing wage change back on the table at Legislature (workdayminnesota.org)
    Apr 17, 2012
    and that Minnesota’s prevailing wage calculations are “the right way to do it.” All DFL committee members and two Republicans — Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, and Rep. Steve Smith, R-Mound — voted against the measure. Rep. Jim Abeler, R-Anoka ...
    Workday Minnesota
  • Natural Area Will Be Enjoyed By Future Generations (brainerddispatch.com)
    Apr 15, 2012
    It’s what we believe is best for the Minnesota taxpayer and for conservation ... Paul Gazelka, R-Brainerd, Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, Rep. John Ward, DFL- Brainerd, and Rep. Mike LeMieur, R- Little Falls.
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • Legislature considers early fishing opener (pineandlakes.com)
    Apr 10, 2012
    And that's where Rep. Larry Howes (R-Walker) hopes the early opener will drop out ... Mark Novotny, resort owner and president of the Congress of Minnesota Resorts, said that while an earlier fishing opener wouldn't affect his resort: Hyde-A-Way Bay ...
    Pine And Lakes News
  • Idea to move fishing opener draws mixed reactions (pineandlakes.com)
    Apr 10, 2012
    Feelings appear mixed when it comes to moving the walleye and northern pike fishing opener a week earlier in Minnesota this year ... over the opener," Carlson said. District 4B Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said he heard from at least four resorts and ...
    Pine And Lakes News
  • Lawmakers struggling to find common ground on Minnesota bonding bill (wctrib.com)
    Apr 6, 2012
    In the House, Capital Investment Chairman Larry Howes ... the bill.” Howes said he has met with all Democratic-Farmer-Laborites on his Capital Investment Committee and at least a dozen times walked into the office of Rep.
    West Central Tribune
  • Bonding bills stall at Minnesota Legislature (duluthnewstribune.com)
    Apr 6, 2012
    As Minnesota legislators left for an extended Passover-Easter break on Thursday, there was no sign how the so-called bonding bill can pass. In the House, for instance, Capital Investment Chairman Larry Howes, R-Walker, said that he cannot get ...
    Duluth News Tribune
  • Minnesota legislative bonding bills stall (inforum.com)
    Apr 6, 2012
    As Minnesota legislators left on an extended Passover-Easter break Thursday, there was no sign how the bonding bill can pass. In the House, for instance, Capital Investment Chairman Larry Howes ... into the office of Rep. Alice Hausman, DFL ...
    INFORUM
  • Bonding bill in doubt this session (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    Apr 5, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, the chair of the House Capital Investment Committee, said he thinks there's enough support to pass both bills with the required super-majority of 81 votes, if Democrats are willing to help. "I felt that the $280 ...
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • Legislative bonding bills stall (echopress.com)
    Apr 5, 2012
    As Minnesota legislators left on an extended Passover-Easter break Thursday, there was no sign how the so-called bonding bill can pass. In the House, for instance, Capital Investment Chairman Larry Howes, R-Walker, said that he cannot get enough ...
    Echo Press
  • Minnesota legislative notebook: House OKs moving primary election to June (inforum.com)
    Apr 5, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said such a plan would end up costing ... Lester is found in several south-central Minnesota counties where wooded vegetation has been removed and the land now is used for farming. Don Davis reports for Forum ...
    INFORUM
  • Senate OKs bill allowing purchase of hunt, fish licenses during shutdown (ecmgetreview.com)
    Apr 4, 2012
    “I am hopeful that Governor (Mark) Dayton will sign this bill, ensuring one of Minnesota’s greatest resources ... Companion legislation is carried in the House by Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker.
    ECM Post Review
  • Thiede receives Minnesota Conservation Leadership Award (pineandlakes.com)
    Apr 3, 2012
    The Trust for Public Land (TPL) announced winners of its fourth annual Conservation Leadership Awards, which recognize outstanding achievements in supporting the conservation of Minnesota special ... award winners were Rep. Larry Howes, R- Walker; and ...
    Pine And Lakes News
  • Wellness Center makes Senate bonding version (wadenapj.com)
    Apr 2, 2012
    Wadena’s proposed wellness center made it to the Minnesota Senate version of the bonding ... Wolden said he spoke with Representative Larry Howes, chairman of the House Capital Investment Committee, last Thursday morning, and Howes told ...
    Wadena Pioneer Journal
  • Wellness Center makes Senate bonding version (wadenapj.com)
    Apr 2, 2012
    Wadena’s proposed wellness center made it to the Minnesota Senate version of the bonding ... Wolden said he spoke with Representative Larry Howes, chairman of the House Capital Investment Committee, last Thursday morning, and Howes told ...
    Wadena Pioneer Journal
  • Push to allow Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota fails (getbulletin.com)
    Mar 31, 2012
    The Minnesota House defeated the amendment 25-97 ... "This is a legal product, and I think to not allow that is really unfair to the consumers.” Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, responded that it's up to customers to plan ahead and make sure ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Push to allow Sunday liquor sales fails (getbulletin.com)
    Mar 31, 2012
    The Minnesota House defeated the amendment 25-97 ... "This is a legal product, and I think to not allow that is really unfair to the consumers.” Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, responded that it's up to customers to plan ahead and make sure ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Odds for prison fence now slimmer (shakopeenews.com)
    Mar 30, 2012
    The committee chair, Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, suggested a chain-link fence instead. The Shakopee community prefers the proposed design, however. Although the Legislature can do whatever it wants, DOC spokesman John Schadl said it'd be ...
    Shakopee Valley News
  • Minnesota legislative notebook: Permitting bill speeds to Dayton’s desk (inforum.com)
    Mar 30, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, authored the bill and as the Legislature neared adjournment last year he was upset that lawmakers were not taking up the bill. He said the delay could have killed children. Most school buses in cities have the arms ...
    INFORUM
  • House and Senate far apart on bonding proposals
    Mar 29, 2012
    "I really believe before we commit to event centers, community centers, hockey rinks and the fun stuff, I think we should restore the people's house," Rep. Larry Howes (R - Walker) explained. Further complicating the discussion is that DFL Governor Mark ...
    KARE
  • Senate and House leaders can barely see one another across bonding-bill chasm (minnget.com)
    Mar 29, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chair of the House Capital Investment Committee ... The governor favors job creation and priming the state’s economic pump. A Minnesota native, Marlys Harris has been an investigative reporter and editor with specialties ...
    Minnget.com
  • Viagra Debate Hits MN House Floor Over Abortion Options (kstp.com)
    Mar 29, 2012
    State Representative Larry Howes, (R) authored a bill that requires non-profits that receive state money to offer counseling about options to abortion. That's when Representative, Phyliss Kahn, (DFL) Minneapolis, offered her amendment aimed at ...
    KSTP
  • Viagra Debate Hits MN House Floor Over Abortion Options (ksax.com)
    Mar 29, 2012
    State Representative Larry Howes, (R) authored a bill that requires non-profits that receive state money to offer counseling about options to abortion. That's when Representative, Phyliss Kahn, (DFL) Minneapolis, offered her amendment aimed at ...
    KSAX
  • How a neighborhood pool won over the Legislature (startribune.com)
    Mar 28, 2012
    “The kids in that neighborhood have told me that building saved their lives,” said Lieder, who armed herself with statistics on drowning deaths in Minnesota and a small ... Committee Chairman Larry Howes, R-Walker, also went to bat for ...
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • Wadena bonding makes Senate version (wadenapj.com)
    Mar 28, 2012
    Wadena’s proposed wellness center made it to the Minnesota Senate version of the bonding ... Wolden said he spoke with Representative Larry Howes, chairman of the House Capital Investment Committee, last Thursday morning, and Howes told ...
    Wadena Pioneer Journal
  • Legislative notebook: Hunting, fishing licenses could be sold in shutdown (morrissuntribune.com)
    Mar 28, 2012
    A similar bill by Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, awaits a House vote ... “It crowds out other needed projects across the state of Minnesota,” Carlson said. However, Wayne Waslaski of the Administration Department said that phasing in the ...
    Morris Sun Tribune
  • Minnesota legislative notebook: Hunting, fishing licenses could be sold in shutdown (inforum.com)
    Mar 28, 2012
    A similar bill by Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, awaits a House vote ... “It crowds out other needed projects across the state of Minnesota,” Carlson said. However, Wayne Waslaski of the Administration Department said that phasing in the ...
    INFORUM
  • Wadena bonding makes Senate version (wadenapj.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    Wadena’s proposed wellness center made it to the Minnesota Senate version of the bonding ... Wolden said he spoke with Representative Larry Howes, chairman of the House Capital Investment Committee, last Thursday morning, and Howes told ...
    Wadena Pioneer Journal
  • Legislative notebook: Hunting, fishing licenses could be sold in shutdown (woodburybulletin.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    A similar bill by Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, awaits a House vote ... “It crowds out other needed projects across the state of Minnesota,” Carlson said. However, Wayne Waslaski of the Administration Department said that phasing in the ...
    Woodbury Bulletin
  • Legislative notebook: Hunting, fishing licenses could be sold in shutdown (echopress.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    A similar bill by Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, awaits a House vote ... “It crowds out other needed projects across the state of Minnesota,” Carlson said. However, Wayne Waslaski of the Administration Department said that phasing in the ...
    Echo Press
  • Who Should Run Our Schools? (mendotaheights.patch.com)
    Mar 26, 2012
    Minnesota, like other states ... I continue to be deeply concerned about a proposal by Rep. Larry Howes (R-Walker), Chairman of the House Capital Investment Committee, to spend $240 million on repairs and renovations of the State Capitol ...
    Patch
  • Lawmakers back Capitol fix, but other projects more controversial (wadenapj.com)
    Mar 24, 2012
    Fixing the Minnesota Capitol building’s crumbling outside walls ... has said he expects it to spend about $500 million. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said the bill his committee approved Tuesday and the Wednesday bill should pass the full ...
    Wadena Pioneer Journal
  • Finding capital for Capitol repairs (grandrapidsmn.com)
    Mar 23, 2012
    A northern Minnesota representative, Larry Howes, R-Walker, authors a bill that would update the 107-year-old Capitol building and would take place over a four-year period. But while most lawmakers agree that money needs to be put toward Capitol ...
    Grand Rapids Herald-Review
  • Lawmakers back Capitol fix but other projects are more controversial (echopress.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    Representative Larry Howes, R-Walker, said the bill his committee approved ... The House would spend $39 million on the University of Minnesota, mostly to repair facilities. Dayton suggested $78 million. For Minnesota State Colleges and ...
    Echo Press
  • Post-deadline for a deal, Brodkorb vows to sue (minnpost.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    The AP is reporting: “A former Minnesota legislative employee who was fired in ... The committee chairman, Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said House Republican leaders support borrowing money to fix the Capitol. ‘I can't imagine a member of the House ...
    Minnget.com
  • Vets home plan advances (bemidjipioneer.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    Officially known as the Northern Minnesota Veterans Home ... Dave Hancock, R-Bemidji, authors the bill for pre-design funds, which is co-sponsored by Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, while Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, sponsored the appropriations ...
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Minnesota legislative notebook: Voter photo ID issue on to Senate (inforum.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    ... support to amend the bill with a provision requiring Minnesota-made, electricity-producing solar panels on all new state buildings. Committee Chairman Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said he expects the full House to vote on the bill in early April.
    INFORUM
  • House panel votes to move 'smallest' bonding bill along (twincities.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    The state of Minnesota would make a small down payment on a new ... legislators want to take home to their districts. The committee chairman, Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said he held down the cost because House Republican leaders put a $500 ...
    Pioneer Press
  • House panel votes to move 'smallest' bonding bill along (twincities.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    The state of Minnesota would make a small down payment on a new ... legislators want to take home to their districts. The committee chairman, Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said he held down the cost because House Republican leaders put a $500 ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Minnesota legislative notebook: Voter photo ID spotlight moves to Senate (grandforksherald.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    ... support to amend the bill with a provision requiring Minnesota-made, electricity-producing solar panels on all new state buildings. Committee Chairman Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said he expects the full House to vote on the bill in early April.
    Grand Forks Herald
  • In a bonding bind (startribune.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    It's about half the size of what most DFLers were expecting to see from House capital investments chair Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, and a third the size of the bill that Gov. Mark Dayton recommended. Telling were the comments of a fiscally ...
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • Minnesota Capitol would get $221 million for repairs, under House bonding plan (twincities.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    A House panel has taken a first step toward restoring Minnesota's crumbling Capitol ... The committee chairman, Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said House Republican leaders support borrowing money to fix the Capitol. "I can't imagine a member ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Minnesota Capitol would get $221 million for repairs, under House bonding plan (twincities.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    A House panel has taken a first step toward restoring Minnesota's crumbling Capitol ... The committee chairman, Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said House Republican leaders support borrowing money to fix the Capitol. "I can't imagine a member ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Minnesota Capitol would get $221 million for repairs, under House bonding plan (twincities.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    A House panel has taken a first step toward restoring Minnesota's crumbling Capitol ... The committee chairman, Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said House Republican leaders support borrowing money to fix the Capitol. "I can't imagine a member ...
    Pioneer Press
  • House Capital Investment Committee approves bonding bill (unioneagle.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    “It’s time to commit the State of Minnesota to restoring the State Capitol,” said House Capital Investment Committee Chairman Larry Howes ... together,” said Howes of the two bills, speaking after the hearing. Rep.
    Princeton Union Eagle
  • Minnesota House proposes smaller bonding bill (finance-commerce.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    House Capital Investment Chairman Larry Howes ... On that cue, Howes didn’t include Southwest in his bill, and Senjem said it likely won’t be forthcoming in his, either. Margaret Donahoe, executive director of the Minnesota Transportation ...
    Finance and Commerce
  • State Capitol restoration bill moves forward (kare11.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    Lawmakers and architects have talked about restoring the Minnesota State Capitol for nearly three decades ... $221 million on renovating the 107-year-old historic landmark. Rep. Larry Howes created a separate bonding bill for the project, instead of ...
    KARE
  • House Capital Investment committee begins moving bonding bills (mcrecord.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    “It’s time to commit the State of Minnesota to restoring the State Capitol,” said House Capital Investment Committee Chairman Larry Howes ... together,” said Howes of the two bills, speaking after the hearing. Rep.
    Morrison County Record
  • House bonding plan would direct $221M to State Capitol repair (twincities.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    A House panel has taken a first step toward restoring Minnesota's crumbling Capitol ... The committee chairman, Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said House Republican leaders support borrowing money to fix the Capitol. "I can't imagine a member ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Reactions are happy’: Lakeland, BSU projects part of bonding proposal (bemidjipioneer.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    Also, the Northern Minnesota Veterans Home was slated to receive $250,000 ... The chief author in the House was Rep. Larry Howes, who was joined by co-authors Reps. John Ward, Dave Hancock, John Persell, Alice Hausman and Morrie Lanning.
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Lawmakers back Capitol fix, but other projects more controversial (inforum.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said the bill his committee approved ... The House would spend $39 million on the University of Minnesota, mostly to repair facilities. Dayton suggested $78 million. For Minnesota State Colleges and Universities ...
    INFORUM
  • Minnesota lawmakers back Capitol fix, but other projects more controversial (duluthnewstribune.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said the bill his committee approved ... The House would spend $39 million on the University of Minnesota, mostly to repair facilities. Dayton suggested $78 million. For Minnesota State Colleges and Universities ...
    Duluth News Tribune
  • Lawmakers back Capitol fix (dglobe.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said the bill his committee approved ... The House would spend $39 million on the University of Minnesota, mostly to repair facilities. Dayton suggested $78 million. For Minnesota State Colleges and Universities ...
    Worthington Daily Globe
  • House bonding plan totals $500 million with Capitol repairs (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    Mar 20, 2012
    Republicans in the Minnesota House propose borrowing $500 million for ... for the St. Paul Saints and civic center improvements in St. Cloud. State Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said separating the two bills because he believes the public wants ...
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • House GOP Bonding Proposal Smaller Than Dayton's (kstp.com)
    Mar 20, 2012
    House Republicans proposed a $280 million borrowing package for Minnesota construction projects Monday ... what jobs are put in place permanently," said Rep. Larry Howes of Walker. He cited as an example the $9 million in his plan allotted to build ...
    KSTP
  • Minn. House GOP unveils bonding proposal (cnbc.com)
    Mar 20, 2012
    House Republicans proposed a $280 million borrowing package for Minnesota construction projects Monday ... what jobs are put in place permanently," said Rep. Larry Howes of Walker. He cited as an example the $9 million in his plan allotted to build ...
    CNBC
  • House bonding plan totals $500 million with Capitol repairs (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    Mar 19, 2012
    Republicans in the Minnesota House propose borrowing $500 million for ... for the St. Paul Saints and civic center improvements in St. Cloud. State Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said separating the two bills because he believes the public wants ...
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • Pioneer Previews: MN History Players presents WWII female pilot Virginia Mae Hope (bemidjipioneer.com)
    Mar 18, 2012
    Minnesota History Players presents Virginia May Hope ... be held from 4-5 p.m. March 25 at Helga Township Community Center with State Representative Larry Howes. RSVP by emailing staff@r2arts.org or call 751-5447. Local author and speaker ...
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Arts Council to host Legacy funding forum (bemidjipioneer.com)
    Mar 15, 2012
    A new bill to divert $200 million away from Arts Legacy funds over the course of seven years toward renovation of the state capitol is being proposed in the Minnesota House ... Center to meet with Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, and speak against ...
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Local News Briefs - March 13 (brainerddispatch.com)
    Mar 12, 2012
    Looking ahead to St. Patrick’s Day, law enforcement around Minnesota recognizes that it is historically ... The elected delegates are Jan Schultz, Paul Ritter, Tom Lund, Larry & Myrna Howes, Ken LaPorte, Jan and Mark Skjolsvik, Kevin ...
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • Cass County Republicans elect delegates (brainerddispatch.com)
    Mar 12, 2012
    Looking ahead to St. Patrick’s Day, law enforcement around Minnesota recognizes that it is historically ... The elected delegates are Jan Schultz, Paul Ritter, Tom Lund, Larry & Myrna Howes, Ken LaPorte, Jan and Mark Skjolsvik, Kevin ...
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • Area lawmakers contemplate plan for new football stadium (bemidjipioneer.com)
    Mar 10, 2012
    The Minnesota Vikings will be required to contribute over ... So many questions remain. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, thinks that there is a 60/40 chance of the final bill failing. Howes figures he will have four shots at the bill by serving ...
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Legislation targets school bus safety (pineandlakes.com)
    Mar 6, 2012
    State Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, authored the bill originating in the House a year ago to require that all buses manufactured for use in Minnesota after Jan. 1, 2013, be equipped with a "crossing gate" safety arm. The approximately 8-foot long metal and ...
    Pine And Lakes News
  • Redistricting of area counties could see Native Americans gaining strength (dl-online.com)
    Mar 5, 2012
    The court-ordered redistricting plan issued last week could lay the foundation for the election of a Red Lake or Leech Lake band member to the Minnesota Legislature ... against Walker Republican Rep. Larry Howes. Howes is the dean of local ...
    DL-Online
  • All but one paired incumbent settles on political future (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    Mar 4, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, and Rep. John Persell ... Nine incumbent House members will run for the Minnesota Senate. They are DFL Rep. Kent Eken, GOP Rep. Torrey Westrom, DFL Rep. Lyle Koenen, GOP Rep. Bruce Anderson, GOP Rep. Mary Kiffmeyer, GOP Rep.
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • Redistricting of area counties could see Native Americans gaining strength (parkrapidsenterprise.com)
    Mar 3, 2012
    The court-ordered redistricting plan issued last week could lay the foundation for the election of a Red Lake or Leech Lake band member to the Minnesota Legislature ... against Walker Republican Rep. Larry Howes. Howes is the dean of local ...
    Park Rapids Enterprise
  • Nurses propose new legislation to protect patient safety (workdayminnesota.org)
    Mar 1, 2012
    And we’re pleased this proposed legislation has the bipartisan support of Rep. Larry Howes in the House and Sen ... On June 10, 2010, 12,000 Minnesota RNs conducted the largest nursing strike in history to call attention to patient safety issues ...
    Workday Minnesota
  • MN nurses union calls for legislation on hospital staffing (healthleadersmedia.com)
    Feb 29, 2012
    The Minnesota Nurses Association ... Jeff Hayden, DFL-Minneapolis, and Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker.
    HealthLeaders Media
  • Nurses union pushes legislation on hospital staffing levels (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    Feb 28, 2012
    The Minnesota Nurses Association said inadequate staffing ... Jeff Hayden, DFL-Minneapolis, and Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker. Both said they are trying to get hearings for the bill despite the shortened legislative session, and Howes said he ...
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • Capitol Chatter: ‘Iowan’ Bachmann back running in Minnesota (grandforksherald.com)
    Feb 26, 2012
    Kline is Minnesota’s top-ranking member of Congress as chairman ... It has the “99 percent” support from Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, who leads the committee that recommends public works projects to fund. The current Saints stadium, in ...
    Grand Forks Herald
  • Minnesota Political Notebook: ‘Iowan’ Bachmann doesn’t think comments will hurt in Minnesota (inforum.com)
    Feb 26, 2012
    “I have lived here in Minnesota for 44 years ... It has the “99 percent” support from Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, who leads the committee that recommends public works projects to fund. Have a comment to share about a story?
    INFORUM
  • Minnesota Political Notebook: ‘Iowan’ Bachmann doesn’t think comments will hurt in Minnesota (inforum.com)
    Feb 26, 2012
    “I have lived here in Minnesota for 44 years ... It has the “99 percent” support from Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, who leads the committee that recommends public works projects to fund. Have a comment to share about a story?
    INFORUM
  • CAPITOL CHATTER: 'Iowan' Bachmann back running in Minnesota (grandforksherald.com)
    Feb 26, 2012
    Kline is Minnesota’s top-ranking member of Congress as chairman ... It has the “99 percent” support from Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, who leads the committee that recommends public works projects to fund. The current Saints stadium, in ...
    Grand Forks Herald
  • Editorial: A clear case for a ballpark in St. Paul (twincities.com)
    Feb 25, 2012
    It's hoped it would do there what the Minnesota Wild and Xcel Energy Center did for the other end of downtown near West Seventh Street. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chairman of the capital investment committee, noted the poor facilities at the ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Capitol Chatter: ‘Iowan’ Bachmann back running in Minnesota (echopress.com)
    Feb 25, 2012
    Kline is Minnesota’s top-ranking member of Congress as chairman ... It has the “99 percent” support from Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, who leads the committee that recommends public works projects to fund. The current Saints stadium, in ...
    Echo Press
  • Capital Chatter: 'Iowan' Bachmann refocused on Minnesota (dglobe.com)
    Feb 25, 2012
    Kline is Minnesota’s top-ranking member of Congress as chairman ... It has the “99 percent” support from Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, who leads the committee that recommends public works projects to fund. The current Saints stadium, in ...
    Worthington Daily Globe
  • The Daily Digest (Redistricting reshuffling, Senate passes gun bill, Dayton signs sex offender notification bill) (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    Feb 24, 2012
    The Minnesota Senate passed a bill that expands the use of ... The Ramsey County option won't die. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, says he supports the St. Paul Saints stadium plan. Howes is the House Capital Investment Chair. As gas prices climb.
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • The Daily Digest (Redistricting reshuffling, Senate passes gun bill, Dayton signs sex offender notification bill) (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    Feb 24, 2012
    The Minnesota Senate passed a bill that expands the use of ... The Ramsey County option won't die. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, says he supports the St. Paul Saints stadium plan. Howes is the House Capital Investment Chair. As gas prices climb.
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • New maps guarantee new faces at Capitol (echopress.com)
    Feb 24, 2012
    PAUL -- Five judges guaranteed there will be plenty of new faces at the Minnesota Capitol next year ... those lumped together in the same district include: • Representatives Larry Howes, R-Walker, and John Persell, DFL-Bemidji.
    Echo Press
  • St. Paul Saints push own stadium proposal at Capitol (twincities.com)
    Feb 24, 2012
    State Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chairman of the influential capital ... During the hearing, University of Minnesota freshman Zac Quammen watched attentively from the front row seat. Quammen, who played ball in high school for the Tri-City ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Mankato group plugs civic center funding in Legislature (mankatofreepress.com)
    Feb 24, 2012
    Pitching their $14.5 million funding request to the Republican-controlled Minnesota ... “Rep. Howes, think of it this way,” Gunther said. “If we don’t use this building for this, they’ll ask for a new hockey arena at the university.” Larry ...
    Mankato Free Press
  • St. Paul Saints push own stadium proposal at Capitol (twincities.com)
    Feb 24, 2012
    Eager to move Minnesota's minor league baseball team from an industrial ... For the most part, the lawmakers seemed to like what they heard. State Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chair of the influential capital investment committee, said he spent ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Rep. Howes supports proposal for new St.Paul Saints ballpark (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    Feb 23, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, also sits on the House Jobs and Economic Development committee, which Thursday gave the proposal its first legislative hearing of the session. Howes told ballpark supporters he agrees Midway Stadium needs replacing ...
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • Mitt Romney, Not Rick Santorum, Impressed Them: GOP Power Outsiders React To Latest Debate (huffingtonget.com)
    Feb 23, 2012
    Mark Sanford), Leland Glen (Author), Chris Godbey (Political Consultant), Susan Grady (Republican activist), Randy Halfacre (Mayor of Lexington), Dan Hamilton (State Representative), Larry Hargett ... Selectman Greg Howes (MA: Concord Selectman ...
    Huffington Post
  • Minnesota lawmakers sort options after redistricting (wday.com)
    Feb 23, 2012
    (AP) — Minnesota state lawmakers are just starting to sort ... In the Bemidji area, Republican Rep. Larry Howes and DFL Rep. John Persell will face off. A number of other paired lawmakers say they are still considering their options.
    WDAY
  • Minn. lawmakers face big decisions after redistricting (winonadailynews.com)
    Feb 23, 2012
    (AP) — Minnesota state lawmakers are just starting to sort through ... In the Bemidji area, Republican Rep. Larry Howes and DFL Rep. John Persell will face off. A number of other paired lawmakers say they are still considering their options.
    Winona Daily News
  • Legislators consider future in new political boundaries (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    Feb 23, 2012
    John Carlson and DFL Rep. John Persell, both of Bemidji ... Persell will run against Republican Larry Howes. DFLer Tom Anzelc has also been paired with Republican Carol McElfatrick. For his part, Persell said he is running to win in November.
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • Capitol setting allows local lobbying for projects, education (bemidjipioneer.com)
    Feb 23, 2012
    Kim Norton, DFL-Rochester, noted the bonding request is strengthened because its chief author is Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker ... than reading and math,” Cassellius said. “Really, Minnesota’s doing an excellent job,” she said.
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Paired incumbents start pondering political future (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    Feb 23, 2012
    48 of the 201 incumbents in the Minnesota Legislature have been paired together ... John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, with Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker. Both are expected to run for reelection. I didn't catch up with Howes yet but Persell said he's confident ...
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • New maps to change the look of Minnesota Legislature (dl-online.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    New political district maps released today show little U.S. House change, but more in the Minnesota Legislature ... those lumped together in the same district include: • Reps. Larry Howes, R-Walker, and John Persell, DFL-Bemidji.
    DL-Online
  • Minnesota Brown: The Range survives redistricting, but western battle looms (minnget.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    In MN-8, the district is essentially unchanged meaning that ... John Persell (DFL-Bemidji) was paired with Rep. Larry Howes (R-Walker). In the same map, Sen. Tom Saxhaug (DFL-Grand Rapids) and Sen. John Carlson (R-Bemidji) are matched up.
    Minnget.com
  • Cloudy future: Area lawmakers see district boundaries change (bemidjipioneer.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    Larry Howes, R-Walker, and John Persell ... Redistricting maps were released Tuesday afternoon by a committee of the Minnesota Supreme Court. Howes, now in his seventh term, faces a markedly different district. His 4B district had included ...
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Dave Orrick: Should state parks be exempt from a shutdown? (twincities.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    "This is accommodating failure," Hansen said, referring to both bills, as well as one that would keep the Minnesota Zoo open. "The simple solution is to avoid a shutdown." Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, who sponsored the bill to keep fishing ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Redistricting shakes up northern Minnesota (duluthnewstribune.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, now lives in the same district as Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker ... “I look at it as another beautiful area of Minnesota I will get to know better,’’ she said. “I just need to know where the houses are so ...
    Duluth News Tribune
  • New look to Minnesota politics (wctrib.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    PAUL — Five judges guaranteed there will be plenty of new faces at the Minnesota Capitol next year ... those lumped together in the same district include: — Reps. Larry Howes, R-Walker, and John Persell, DFL-Bemidji.
    West Central Tribune
  • Dave Orrick: Should state parks be exempt from a shutdown? (twincities.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    "This is accommodating failure," Hansen said, referring to both bills, as well as one that would keep the Minnesota Zoo open. "The simple solution is to avoid a shutdown." Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, who sponsored the bill to keep fishing ...
    Pioneer Press
  • Stirring the pot (brainerddispatch.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    Larry Howes, R-Walker, and Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji ... “This is inside baseball to some people but it really is very big news for the people of Minnesota,” Wenzel said. MIKE O’ROURKE may be reached at 855-5860 or mike.orourke ...
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • Western Iron Range, Pine County have two incumbents in same districts (duluthnewstribune.com)
    Feb 21, 2012
    John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, now lives in the same district as Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker ... “I look at it as another beautiful area of Minnesota I will get to know better,’’ she said. “I just need to know where the houses are so ...
    Duluth News Tribune
  • New Minnesota district maps to change look of Legislature (inforum.com)
    Feb 21, 2012
    PAUL - New political district maps released today show little U.S. House change, but more in the Minnesota Legislature ... those lumped together in the same district include: - Reps. Larry Howes, R-Walker, and John Persell, DFL-Bemidji.
    INFORUM
  • New look maps change legislative, congressional districts in Bemidji area (bemidjipioneer.com)
    Feb 21, 2012
    PAUL - New political district maps released today show little U.S. House change, but more in the Minnesota Legislature ... lumped together in the same district include: -- Reps. Larry Howes, R-Walker, and John Persell, DFL-Bemidji.
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • New maps to change the look of Minnesota Legislature (grandforksherald.com)
    Feb 21, 2012
    New political district maps released Tuesday show little U.S. House change, but more in the Minnesota Legislature ... those lumped together in the same district include: -- Reps. Larry Howes, R-Walker, and John Persell, DFL-Bemidji.
    Grand Forks Herald
  • New maps to change the look of Minnesota Legislature (grandforksherald.com)
    Feb 21, 2012
    New political district maps released today show little U.S. House change, but more in the Minnesota Legislature ... those lumped together in the same district include: -- Reps. Larry Howes, R-Walker, and John Persell, DFL-Bemidji.
    Grand Forks Herald
  • UPDATE: Suburbs take seats from rural Minnesota in new legislative maps (morrissuntribune.com)
    Feb 21, 2012
    PAUL -- New political district maps released today show little U.S. House change, but more in the Minnesota Legislature ... lumped together in the same district include: -- Reps. Larry Howes, R-Walker, and John Persell, DFL-Bemidji.
    Morris Sun Tribune
  • Murray seeks $15 million in grants for rural Minnesota (getbulletin.com)
    Feb 15, 2012
    PAUL — A local Republican made the case Tuesday for $15 million in state funding for a grant program aimed at encouraging economic development in rural Minnesota ... Investment Committee Chair Larry Howes told fellow committee members he ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • Debunking the DFL's myths from the State of the State Address (examiner.com)
    Feb 14, 2012
    We shouldn't doubt that RINO Larry Howes smiled when he heard that but we shouldn't be ... They pay off alot of political allies while adding to Minnesota's debt without creating wealth. If wealth isn't created, high-paying, private sector long-term ...
    Examiner
  • Hormel Institute gets warm reception at state Captiol (getbulletin.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    “This project is really important not just to Austin but all of southeast Minnesota,” Hurm said ... House Capital Investments Committee Chairman Larry Howes, R-Walker, said after the meeting that he really likes the project and it has ...
    Post-Bulletin
  • House bonding plan smaller, slower than Dayton's (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    Jan 26, 2012
    But Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chair of the House Capital Investment Committee, says he's planning to take more time. "I don't anticipate a bill being brought out of committee until about March 14," Howes said. "That will give us time to get the February ...
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • House bonding plan smaller, slower than Dayton's (minnesota.publicradio.org)
    Jan 25, 2012
    But Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chair of the House Capital Investment Committee, says he's planning to take more time. "I don't anticipate a bill being brought out of committee until about March 14," Howes said. "That will give us time to get the February ...
    Marketplace.publicradio.org
  • Fireworks start on opening day of 2012 Legislative session (morrissuntribune.com)
    Jan 25, 2012
    Good feelings evident at the opening of the 2012 Minnesota legislative session quickly evaporated ... “Let’s take all the good ideas and put them together,” he said. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said he hopes both parties keep peace for ...
    Morris Sun Tribune
  • Fireworks start on opening day (dglobe.com)
    Jan 25, 2012
    PAUL – Good feelings evident at the opening of the 2012 Minnesota legislative session quickly evaporated ... “Let’s take all the good ideas and put them together,” he said. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said he hopes both parties keep ...
    Worthington Daily Globe
  • Minnesota Legislature: Fireworks start on session’s opening day (inforum.com)
    Jan 25, 2012
    PAUL – Good feelings evident at the opening of the 2012 Minnesota legislative session quickly evaporated ... precedence over those “that might not be a necessity.” Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said he hopes both parties keep peace for ...
    INFORUM
  • Fireworks on opening day of Minnesota legislative session (grandforksherald.com)
    Jan 25, 2012
    PAUL – Good feelings evident at the opening of the 2012 Minnesota legislative session quickly evaporated ... “Let’s take all the good ideas and put them together,” he said. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said he hopes both parties keep ...
    Grand Forks Herald
  • Fireworks on opening day of Minnesota legislative session (grandforksherald.com)
    Jan 24, 2012
    PAUL – Good feelings evident at the opening of the 2012 Minnesota legislative session quickly evaporated ... “Let’s take all the good ideas and put them together,” he said. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said he hopes both parties keep ...
    Grand Forks Herald
  • From the Institute to flood dollars (austindailyherald.com)
    Jan 23, 2012
    House Capital Investment Committee chair, Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, toured The Institute in October ... School districts across Minnesota are facing cash flow issues stemming from the Legislature’s 2011 decision to shift about $700 million ...
    Austin Daily Herald
  • Smiles precede legislative work ahead (republican-eagle.com)
    Jan 23, 2012
    Those smiles among top Minnesota ... Rep. Andrew Falk, DFL-Murdock, said. Most legislators appear to like the idea of a bonding bill, although they present far different views about how much to spend and what to fund. House bonding Chairman ...
    Republican-Eagle
  • Smiles precede Minnesota legislative work ahead (grandforksherald.com)
    Jan 22, 2012
    Those smiles among top Minnesota ... Rep. Andrew Falk, DFL-Murdock, said. Most legislators appear to like the idea of a bonding bill, although they present far different views about how much to spend and what to fund. House bonding Chairman ...
    Grand Forks Herald
  • Smiles precede legislative work ahead in Minnesota (duluthnewstribune.com)
    Jan 22, 2012
    Those smiles among top Minnesota ... Rep. Andrew Falk, DFL-Murdock, said. Most legislators appear to like the idea of a bonding bill, although they present far different views about how much to spend and what to fund. House bonding Chairman ...
    Duluth News Tribune
  • Plenty of issues (albertleatribune.com)
    Jan 22, 2012
    House Capital Investment Committee chair, Rep. Larry Howes, toured the institute in October and ... School districts across Minnesota are facing cash flow issues stemming from the Legislature’s 2011 decision to shift about $700 million more ...
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Smiles precede legislative work ahead (bemidjipioneer.com)
    Jan 22, 2012
    Those smiles among top Minnesota ... Rep. Andrew Falk, DFL-Murdock, said. Most legislators appear to like the idea of a bonding bill, although they present far different views about how much to spend and what to fund. House bonding Chairman ...
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Both sides attack Dayton's bonding bill (republican-eagle.com)
    Jan 20, 2012
    Dayton estimated his plan would put nearly 22,000 Minnesota construction workers in jobs ... “I think it probably is too big,” said Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chairman of the House bonding committee. Howes said that he expects a bonding ...
    Republican-Eagle
  • Bonding argument is over how much to spend (republican-eagle.com)
    Jan 20, 2012
    In an interview, Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said that “if I was in charge ... “Rather than using debt as a jobs plan, Minnesota would be much better served if the Governor turned his attention to creating a positive tax and regulatory ...
    Republican-Eagle
  • Legislators look toward 2012 session (brainerddispatch.com)
    Jan 20, 2012
    John Carlson, R-Bemidji, and Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said there could be battles about ... Carlson expects to sign on to a bill for a Minnesota constitutional amendment defending the right to keep and bear arms, noting Minnesota is one ...
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • This Week in history (walkermn.com)
    Jan 19, 2012
    After hearing that Ah-Gwah-Ching, the state geriatric nursing home near Walker, was on a list of cuts and reductions, State Rep. Larry Howes and Sen. Tony Kinkel began working to counter the threat. Join our Premium Online Membership to view the ...
    The Pilot-Independent
  • Vikings stadium proposal to be main topic (pineandlakes.com)
    Jan 18, 2012
    District 4B Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, agreed ... an agenda that eases regulations and permits and those kinds of things that have continued to make Minnesota an anti-business state," he said. "So we're going to continue to push for reforms in those ...
    Pine And Lakes News
  • Left and right attack Dayton bonding bill (dl-online.com)
    Jan 18, 2012
    Dayton estimated his plan would put nearly 22,000 Minnesota construction workers in jobs ... “I think it probably is too big,” said Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chairman of the House bonding committee. Howes said that he expects a bonding ...
    DL-Online
  • Left, right attack Dayton bonding (bemidjipioneer.com)
    Jan 18, 2012
    Dayton estimated his plan would put nearly 22,000 Minnesota construction workers in jobs ... “I think it probably is too big,” said Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chairman of the House bonding committee. Howes said that he expects a bonding ...
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Dayton cuts U capital request in half (mndaily.com)
    Jan 18, 2012
    The University of Minnesota received disappointing news Tuesday for ... each for the Southwest light-rail line and the renovation of Nicollet Mall. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said that several projects are likely to get cut — including ...
    Minnesota Daily
  • Dayton cuts U capital request in half (mndaily.com)
    Jan 18, 2012
    The University of Minnesota received disappointing news Tuesday for ... each for the Southwest light-rail line and the renovation of Nicollet Mall. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said that several projects are likely to get cut — including ...
    Minnesota Daily
  • $241M facelift for state Capitol awaits approval in Legislature (tcdailyplanet.net)
    Jan 18, 2012
    But the latest proposal is the biggest and most expensive in the building’s history, said Brian Pease, the historic site manager of the Capitol for the Minnesota Historical ... R-Rochester. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said there are “a ...
    Twin Cities Planet
  • Dayton proposes bill (dglobe.com)
    Jan 18, 2012
    Dayton estimated his plan would put nearly 22,000 Minnesota construction workers in jobs ... “I think it probably is too big,” said Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chairman of the House bonding committee. Howes said that he expects a bonding ...
    Worthington Daily Globe
  • Dayton touts bonding bill as Minn. jobs investment (finance.yahoo.com)
    Jan 17, 2012
    Larry Howes of Walker, returned calls seeking comment ... whose executive director estimated 120 permanent new jobs would be created. In addition, a representative of Minnesota's building trades industry said some temporary jobs are the nature ...
    Yahoo Finance
  • Bonding argument is over how much to spend (grandforksherald.com)
    Jan 17, 2012
    In an interview, Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said that “if I was in charge ... “Rather than using debt as a jobs plan, Minnesota would be much better served if the Governor turned his attention to creating a positive tax and regulatory ...
    Grand Forks Herald
  • Dayton touts bonding bill as Minn. jobs investment (news.yahoo.com)
    Jan 17, 2012
    Larry Howes of Walker, returned calls seeking comment ... whose executive director estimated 120 permanent new jobs would be created. In addition, a representative of Minnesota's building trades industry said some temporary jobs are the nature of the ...
    YAHOO!
  • $241M facelift for state Capitol awaits approval in Legislature (mndaily.com)
    Jan 17, 2012
    But the latest proposal is the biggest and most expensive in the building’s history, said Brian Pease, the historic site manager of the Capitol for the Minnesota Historical ... Questions arise Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said there are ...
    Minnesota Daily
  • $241M facelift for state Capitol awaits approval in Legislature (mndaily.com)
    Jan 17, 2012
    But the latest proposal is the biggest and most expensive in the building’s history, said Brian Pease, the historic site manager of the Capitol for the Minnesota Historical ... R-Rochester. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said there are “a ...
    Minnesota Daily
  • $241M facelift for state Capitol awaits approval in Legislature (mndaily.com)
    Jan 17, 2012
    But the latest proposal is the biggest and most expensive in the building’s history, said Brian Pease, the historic site manager of the Capitol for the Minnesota Historical ... R-Rochester. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said there are “a ...
    Minnesota Daily
  • $241M facelift for state Capitol awaits approval in Legislature (mndaily.com)
    Jan 17, 2012
    But the latest proposal is the biggest and most expensive in the building’s history, said Brian Pease, the historic site manager of the Capitol for the Minnesota Historical ... R-Rochester. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said there are “a ...
    Minnesota Daily
  • Area leaders await bonding plan (sctimes.com)
    Jan 15, 2012
    Area leaders hope Dayton’s proposal will include state funds for the former civic center expansion and proposed upgrades to Minnesota Correctional ... may have won a valuable ally in Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, who chairs the House Capital ...
    St. Cloud Times
  • Capitol Preview: Minnesota Laws in Limbo From Last Year's Legislative Session (stillwater.patch.com)
    Jan 11, 2012
    If eliminated, Minnesota would save approximately $12 million per biennium. The bill passed the House, but was laid on the table in the Senate. Rep. Larry Howes (R-Walker), opposed the bill on the grounds that the bill would make it even harder for a new ...
    Patch
  • Minnesota Laws in Limbo From Last Year's Legislative Session (northfield.patch.com)
    Jan 11, 2012
    If eliminated, Minnesota would save approximately $12 million per biennium. The bill passed the House, but was laid on the table in the Senate. A fellow Republican, Rep. Larry Howes (Walker), opposed the bill on the grounds that the bill would make it even ...
    Patch
  • COMMENTARY: New Year's resolutions for Minnesota's leaders (hutchinsonleader.com)
    Jan 10, 2012
    Just as Minnesota’s economy is starting to brighten ... the public has the right to know how the Vikings are going to pay for their share. Capitol Bonding Chairs, Rep. Larry Howes and Sen. David Senjem: Resolve to keep the bonding bill under $500 ...
    Hutchinson Daily Leader
  • Laws in Limbo From Last Year's Legislative Session (invergroveheights.patch.com)
    Jan 4, 2012
    If eliminated, Minnesota would save approximately $12 million per biennium. The bill passed the House, but was laid on the table in the Senate. A fellow Republican, Rep. Larry Howes (Walker), opposed the bill on the grounds that the bill would make it even ...
    Patch
  • Cass board meets with lawmakers (brainerddispatch.com)
    Jan 4, 2012
    Larry Howes and Rep. John Percell attended the county board meeting ... He presented a proposal from the Minnesota Association of Land Commissioners that would allow county boards to set the value for land being exchanged. Howes said the DNR ...
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • Cass County board elects chairman (brainerddispatch.com)
    Jan 4, 2012
    Rep. Larry Howes, observing the county action from the audience ... After following directions in the kit to run a test, the kit can be mailed to Minnesota Department of Health to obtain test results. If the test shows radon present in the ...
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • Roundup of Minnesota Bills in Legislative Limbo After 2011 (rosemount.patch.com)
    Jan 3, 2012
    If eliminated, Minnesota would save about $12 million per biennium. The bill passed the House, but was laid on the table in the Senate. A fellow Republican, Rep. Larry Howes (Walker), opposed the bill on the grounds that it would make it even harder for a ...
    Patch
  • Minnesota Bills in Legislative Limbo After 2011 (applevalley.patch.com)
    Jan 3, 2012
    If eliminated, Minnesota would save about $12 million per biennium. The bill passed the House, but was laid on the table in the Senate. A fellow Republican, Rep. Larry Howes (Walker), opposed the bill on the grounds that it would make it even harder for a ...
    Patch
  • Cass County Board of Commissioners (brainerddispatch.com)
    Dec 31, 2011
    Larry Howes – State Representative District 4B ... Receive and file correspondence from the MN Pollution Control Agency regarding the City of Backus wastewater treatment facility improvements. 13. Approve pay request for Cass County ARMER ...
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • Resolution ideas for Minnesota leaders (albertleatribune.com)
    Dec 29, 2011
    Just as Minnesota’s economy is starting to brighten ... the public has the right to know how the Vikings are going to pay for their share. Rep. Larry Howes and Sen. David Senjem, resolve to keep the bonding bill under $500 million.
    Albert Lea Tribune
  • Legislators share views on government shutdowns, Vikings stadium (pineandlakes.com)
    Dec 28, 2011
    District 4B Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, also didn't support a constitutional ... Howes said not everyone wants to see the Vikings leave Minnesota. "I don't think we can afford to lose the Vikings. I don't know what hundreds of millions they bring to ...
    Pine And Lakes News
  • New Year's resolutions for 2012 legislative session (stillwatergazette.com)
    Dec 28, 2011
    Just as Minnesota's economy is starting to brighten ... Capitol Bonding chairmen Rep. Larry Howes and Sen. David Senjem: Resolve to keep the bonding bill under $500 million. As part of the budget deal last July, you agreed to put the state ...
    Stillwater Gazette
  • New Year's resolutions for 2012 legislative session (stillwatergazette.com)
    Dec 28, 2011
    Just as Minnesota's economy is starting to brighten ... Capitol Bonding chairmen Rep. Larry Howes and Sen. David Senjem: Resolve to keep the bonding bill under $500 million. As part of the budget deal last July, you agreed to put the state ...
    Stillwater Gazette
  • New Year's resolutions for 2012 legislative session (stillwatergazette.com)
    Dec 28, 2011
    Just as Minnesota's economy is starting to brighten ... Capitol Bonding chairmen Rep. Larry Howes and Sen. David Senjem: Resolve to keep the bonding bill under $500 million. As part of the budget deal last July, you agreed to put the state ...
    Stillwater Gazette
  • Dundee sewer project to get legislative support (dglobe.com)
    Dec 22, 2011
    DUNDEE — A new sanitary sewer collection system is poised to get a boost in the Minnesota ... officials. Larry Howes, a Walker Republican and chair of the House Capital Investment Committee, along with District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, R ...
    Worthington Daily Globe
  • Dundee sewer project to get legislative support (dglobe.com)
    Dec 22, 2011
    DUNDEE — A new sanitary sewer collection system is poised to get a boost in the Minnesota ... officials. Larry Howes, a Walker Republican and chair of the House Capital Investment Committee, along with District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, R ...
    Worthington Daily Globe
  • Lawmakers differ on shutdown solution (brainerddispatch.com)
    Dec 17, 2011
    Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, said he opposed a constitutional amendment ... said money being considered for a Vikings stadium could be used by small businesses in Minnesota. Ward said it was important to help small businesses prosper and create ...
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • Chamber planning Eggs and Issues event for Dec. 16 (brainerddispatch.com)
    Nov 28, 2011
    Legislators invited to participate are Senators Paul Gazelka, District 12,R-Baxter, and John Carlson, R-Bemidji, District 4; Representatives John Ward, DFL-Brainerd, District 12A; Larry Howes, R-Walker, District 4B; and Representative Mike ...
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • Wellness center plans presented to Howes, Freeman (wadenapj.com)
    Nov 20, 2011
    The Wadena city council presented plans to Minnesota State Representative Larry Howes and Committee Administrator Tom Freeman on the proposed wellness center and southeast infrastructure project during the latter two’s brief Monday mid-morning visit.
    Wadena Pioneer Journal
  • Wellness center plans presented to Howes, Freeman (wadenapj.com)
    Nov 20, 2011
    The Wadena city council presented plans to Minnesota State Representative Larry Howes and Committee Administrator Tom Freeman on the proposed wellness center and southeast infrastructure project during the latter two’s brief Monday mid-morning visit.
    Wadena Pioneer Journal
  • Fountain Lake Clean-up Hoping for State Money (kaaltv.com)
    Oct 25, 2011
    well below the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's Average. We need to get it removed,” said Behnke. So what's the catch? The legislature has about $2 billion in requests. Representative Larry Howes, the chair of the House Capital Investment ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Fountain Lake Clean-up Hoping for State Money (kaaltv.com)
    Oct 25, 2011
    well below the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's Average. We need to get it removed,” said Behnke. So what's the catch? The legislature has about $2 billion in requests. Representative Larry Howes, the chair of the House Capital Investment ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Fountain Lake Clean-up Hoping for State Money (kaaltv.com)
    Oct 23, 2011
    well below the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's Average. We need to get it removed,” said Behnke. So what's the catch? The legislature has about $2 billion in requests. Representative Larry Howes, the chair of the House Capital Investment ...
    KAAL-TV
  • Lawmaker says property tax change will be fixed next year (echopress.com)
    Oct 19, 2011
    ... promises that a property tax change that especially hurts rural Minnesota will be repaired next year. “We are going to do some fixes on that,” Representative Larry Howes, R-Walker, said. “We just are not ready to say what that is going to be.”
    Echo Press
  • BRAINERD SCHOOL BOARD Razidlo: Levies critics have faulty arithmetic (brainerddispatch.com)
    Sep 11, 2011
    Larry Howes, R-Walker, he said. Razidlo said he hoped that local community members will pay attention to our local issues and ask questions. The latest information from the Minnesota School Boards Association shows about one in three Minnesota ...
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • Hockey may move forward (wadenapj.com)
    Aug 14, 2011
    Representative Mark Murdock was also at the council meeting and talked about the bonding bill. He said that Rep. Larry Howes was on their side with the bill, and said that Governor Mark Dayton likes it. “Even though we were left out this year,” he said ...
    Wadena Pioneer Journal
  • At the end, notes of blame (brainerddispatch.com)
    Jul 21, 2011
    Those charges were among the critiques offered by area lawmakers as Minnesota’s 20-day government shutdown ... He singled out Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, chair of the bonding committee, for seeking help from the minority members and crafting a bipartisan ...
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • District 4 lawmakers offer insights into state shutdown (brainerddispatch.com)
    Jul 11, 2011
    Larry Howes ... constituents were as adamant as their representatives, Carlson said he thinks many first-time legislators believe they got elected on a specific issue and that they are sticking to that issue. Howes said he thinks it varies greatly among ...
    Brainerd Dispatch
  • Lawmakers pessimistic shutdown will be resolved soon (piercecountyherald.com)
    Jul 8, 2011
    ST. PAUL - Count many Minnesota legislators among those who expect a long government shutdown. “My gut tells me that if this goes two weeks, it will go until January,” Rep. Larry Howes ... and Howes, the Walker representative, are considered among ...
    Pierce County Herald
  • Letter of the day (July 8): A good deed (startribune.com)
    Jul 8, 2011
    This stamp must be given by the Office of the Secretary of State of Minnesota. Time was of the essence ... we could think of who may have been able to help: our state representative, Larry Howes. Howes' staffer Cyndee Fields offered to help us without ...
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • MINNESOTA SHUTDOWN: Lawmakers pessimistic about quick shutdown (dl-online.com)
    Jul 6, 2011
    PAUL - Count many Minnesota legislators among those who expect a long government shutdown. “My gut tells me that if this goes two weeks, it will go until January,” Rep. Larry Howes ... Red Wing senator, and Howes, the Walker representative, are ...
    DL-Online

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