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

Nov. 30: LRT foes tout park tranquility in southwest Mpls.

Park Board objects to light-rail bridge over channel near Cedar Lake, although nearby homeowners have private access to parkland.

Updated: November 30, 2013, - 05:41 PM

Southwest light-rail review faces long odds

Southwest Corridor’s freight, transit rerouting options revisited.

Updated: November 16, 2013, - 06:53 PM

Dayton unveils plans for $300 million in highway projects

He also renewed pitch for money for other transportation projects. But he acknowledged that raising taxes to do so could be a tough sell.

Updated: November 14, 2013, - 07:18 PM

Southwest Corridor light-rail project foes flex political muscle

The fight over the LRT line shows how a small but connected group can influence transit decisions, even as some others in the Kenilworth area are warming to the plan, which involves hiding the light-rail line in nearly a mile of tunnels.

Updated: November 03, 2013, - 08:44 PM

Obituary: Charles Nichols, Metropolitan Airports Commission chairman

The educational journey of Charles Nichols took an unconventional turn one day.A private pilot in the northern suburbs, Nichols was...

Updated: November 02, 2013, - 06:48 PM

An Up-North classic, Gunflint Lodge is for sale for $6.7 million

The historic Gunflint Trail resort has been at the cutting edge of the Northwoods resort industry.

Updated: October 28, 2013, - 09:36 AM

Minneapolis, Eagan, Richfield, MSP Airport win noise deal OK

Air traffic forecasts estimate that 1,131 homes in southwest Minneapolis could get initial or increased soundproofing worth $25 million

Updated: October 23, 2013, - 10:12 PM

Oct. 22: Dayton urges more citizen input

The Minnesota governor on Tuesday called for greater citizen participation in key decisions facing the Southwest Corridor light-rail project, the biggest transit project ever in the Twin Cities.

Updated: October 22, 2013, - 09:19 PM

Oct. 18: St. Louis Park balks at Dayton's plan

The city threatened to fight any new attempt to reroute freight trains into its community to make room for the Southwest Corridor light-rail line in a recreational corridor of Minneapolis.

Updated: October 18, 2013, - 06:25 AM

Oct. 17: Southwest LRT delay denounced

Postponing decision on tunnels for up to three months could derail the project, planners warn.

Updated: October 17, 2013, - 12:12 AM

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