Ricky Rubio filled up the stat sheet with 13 points, nine assists, eight rebounds, three steals and two blocks as the Timberwolves cruised to a 124-112 win against the Pelicans at the Target Center. Nikola Pekovic had a team-high 22 points, while Kevin Martin added 20. J.J. Barea hit seven of nine shots off the bench on his way to 17 points. Minnesota is at .500 through 32 games. The T’wolves wrap up their three-game homestand Saturday against the Thunder.
Minnesota legislators are winding down their 2015 session and so far the State Farm Bureau is claiming a pair of major victories.
Last week’s passage in the House of the repeal of the Estate Tax is a good first step toward real overall tax reform.
Legislation introduced last week in the Senate to give the President Trade Promotion Authority is facing opposition from a South Dakota farm group.
The House Agriculture Committee has just completed a series of four meetings regarding reauthorization of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.