Pat Doyle

Reporter | State Capitol
Phone: 651-222-1210
Pat Doyle covers state government and politics from the Star Tribune's state capitol bureau in St. Paul, focusing on statewide and congressional elections, campaign finance, and business and economic issues.

Recent content from Pat Doyle

June 25: Condo group seeks Minneapolis' help

Homeowners seek guarantees planned Southwest tunnel won’t harm their buildings.

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 09:01 PM

Mpls. lake residents press for Southwest Corridor LRT delay

They want more study of the Southwest line’s impact on Lake of the Isles and Cedar Lake.

Updated: June 24, 2014, - 11:47 PM

Chip Wadena, longtime head of White Earth band, dies at 75

Wadena ran the White Earth reservation for two decades and was head of the larger Minnesota Chippewa Tribe. But he fell from power after his 1996 conviction for casino construction bid rigging.

Updated: June 24, 2014, - 10:04 PM

White Earth Reservation's powerful former leader Chip Wadena dead at 75

At the height of his power, he drove a red pickup sporting the decal “Super Chief,” doled out government jobs...

Updated: June 24, 2014, - 10:03 PM

Minnetonka approves Southwest light rail plan

Minnetonka joined Hopkins in approving the Southwest line, but included a wish list of items.

Updated: June 23, 2014, - 11:31 PM

June 20: Sabo joins opposition to Southwest LRT

Sabo’s criticism came as city officials are negotiating a possible compromise with the Metropolitan Council.

Updated: June 20, 2014, - 02:44 AM

Southwest LRT funders balk at cities' wish lists

Public bankrollers of Twin Cities area transit projects worry they’ll be paying for extras requested by cities.

Updated: June 18, 2014, - 09:47 PM

Hopkins OKs Southwest LRT design; Eden Prairie delays vote

Eden Prairie delays its vote because of bus questions.

Updated: June 17, 2014, - 11:26 PM

Deadlines loom for $1.68 billion Southwest light-rail project

Minneapolis has yet to schedule a public hearing. The four other cities along the future light-rail route have already held hearings — a step required before cities can vote on the plans within the next month.

Updated: June 12, 2014, - 08:54 PM

Soon-to-launch Green Line's role as a growth engine is so-so

At least $80 million has been invested over the past eight years, and there are concerns about whether the public investment will meet the goals of improving the economic bottom line.

Updated: May 31, 2014, - 06:13 AM

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