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Tim Pawlenty

Timothy James "Tim" Pawlenty is a Minnesota politician in the Republican Party who served as the 39th Governor of the U.S. state of Minnesota. In the Minnesota gubernatorial election of 2002, he was elected governor and was inaugurated on January 6, 2003. He was re-elected with 46% of the vote. On June 2, 2009, he announced that he would not seek re-election in 2010. Pawlenty was succeeded by Democrat Mark Dayton. On March 21, 2011, he announced he was launching a 2012 presidential exploratory committee. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Commentary: Corporate move signals need for tax reform
2014-07-01
When a medical device company that was started in a garage in Minnesota buys a competitor that is run from Massachusetts so they can have an address in Ireland, you know something must be wrong with the U.S. corporate tax system. Former U.S. Treasury ...
(Palm Beach Post)

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    GOP primary for Congress sends voters to the polls
    2014-06-24
    Tim Pawlenty and Rep. Paul Ryan -- said she would seek the Republican nomination and gathered support among county committees. Then Doheny announced another bid, setting off what has become a bitter primary marked by ballot challenges, claims of ...
    (The Recorder (subscription))
    1. GOP primary for congress in northern NY on Tuesday

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    GOP primary for congress in northern NY on Tuesday
    2014-06-24
    Tim Pawlenty and Rep. Paul Ryan — said she would seek the Republican nomination and gathered support among county committees. Then Doheny announced another bid, setting off what has become a bitter primary marked by ballot challenges, claims of ...
    (Wall Street Journal)
    1. Ex-Bush aide wins primary in northern New York
    2. Former White House aide Elisa Stefanik wins primary in 21st Congressional ...
    3. Stefanik Wins GOP Primary For NY's 21st

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    GOP primary for Congress in northern NY Tuesday
    2014-06-24
    The Harvard graduate worked on President George W. Bush's staff and the national campaigns of former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Congressman Paul Ryan. The Democratic nominee is documentary filmmaker and political novice Aaron Woolf.
    (WCAX)
    1. Former White House aide Stefanik wins Republican congressional primary in ...
    2. Karl Rove backed Congressional candidate, 29, scores landslide GOP primary win
    3. Stefanik cruises to a win, as Doheny blames Rove

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    Minnesota offers deal to restore tax reciprocity with Wisconsin
    2014-06-20
    Tim Pawlenty scrapped it because Wisconsin was late making payments, and the two states were using outdated figures on the number of workers covered by the 40-year-old agreement. Ending the pact meant the 80,000 border-crossing workers have had to ...
    (Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews)
    1. Minnesota makes new tax reciprocity offer to Wisconsin
    2. Minnesota takes another stab at tax reciprocity
    3. Minnesota attempts to reinstate tax reciprocity talks with Wisconsin

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    House Committee Approves Several CFPB Oversight Bills
    2014-06-12
    ... pleased to support the legislation before the committee which seeks to bring balance to consumers and the agency, efficiency for entities subject to CFPB jurisdiction and accountability and transparency for all stakeholders,” said the FSR CEO Tim ...
    (ACA International)

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      DFLers and Republicans will gather for state conventions this weekend, with ...
      2014-05-30
      Tim Pawlenty gained a second term in 2006. It has been a full generation since a GOP candidate unseated a Democratic incumbent in a statewide race. The last time was Arne Carlson, who took out DFLer Rudy Perpich in the 1990 governor's race. Plenty of ...
      (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
      1. Deadlocking a Convention for Dummies

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      Ramesh Ponnuru: For Republicans, there's a multitude of better options than ...
      2014-05-24
      The typical pattern for Republicans on minimum-wage increases is to hold out for a while, sometimes even a few years, then acquiesce. In recent days, several prominent Republicans -- Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty and Rick Santorum -- have suggested that it ...
      (Pioneer Press)
      1. Ramesh Ponnuru: Higher minimum wage won't pay off

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      Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty, Rick Santorum Call for Higher Minimum Wage
      2014-05-11
      Tim Pawlenty and former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania – have also called for a minimum wage hike. The trend may signal that in presidential politics, some Republicans see the issue as a way to soften the party's image across a broad electorate.
      (Town Hall)
      1. Prominent Republicans calling for an increase in minimum wage - why are we ...

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