Politics in Minnesota
Updated: 7 min 44 sec ago
With the new GOP majority in the House pledging to focus on rural issues, the Iron Range’s seven-member, all-DFL delegation appears positioned yet again to make an outsized impact at the Capitol.
House and Senate panels will focus on voting rules and election finance among other things.
Metro Transit’s new transit-oriented development office has narrowed down a list of 110 Met Council-owned properties along transit lines to 62 parcels for further analysis as potential joint development opportunities.
President Obama has decided to rely upon an aggressive and expansive definition of his executive powers in order to make policy regardless of congressional preferences.
Adults and teens learn the value of resilience and relationships as part of the Itasca Area Initiative for Student Success.
Two lawmakers--both supporters of a bird-safe stadium design--said they are optimistic a plan will be worked out to protect migratory birds using innovative materials from 3M .
The $1 billion surplus is a ‘small cushion’ as the projected $42 billion 2016-17 budget looms ahead.
Counties handle 84 percent of the total probation load and say that system is jeopardized by byzantine funding formulas for probation services, which have forced them to pick up an ever larger share of the tab.
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board’s tunnel study is the latest in a series of potential hurdles for the Southwest LRT project based on the plan to run light rail through the narrow, environmentally sensitive corridor alongside freight trains and a popular recreational trail.
Minnesota Department of Transportation officials opened bids for more than a dozen highway projects, including a costlier-than-expected upgrade of Old Highway 14 near Owatonna.
The state Senate’s majority leader brought up the possibility of exemptions meant to preserve construction unions’ role in training workers.
In 1968, McCarthy imposed his personal resentments toward Hubert Humphrey and Lyndon Johnson on the American people.
In today’s economy, Greater Minnesota has a terrific story to tell, and in many ways deserves more attention from policymakers than the Twin Cities urban region.
After their swing-district victories, House Republican will push farm issues like streamlining permits and regulations.
Doctors serve as the face of LeafLine and MinnMed for purposes of the public rollout, but the investors, staff, and consultants at both companies come from a wide variety of other professions.
A request for proposal seeks a development team to “finance, design, construct and operate” a full-service hotel on a site along the inbound/outbound roadway at the airport’s Terminal 1.
Backers of a right-to-work proposal say it would be easier to adopt than the 2011 law that stripped most public workers of the bulk of their collective bargaining rights.
It’s still not likely to be successful, but the fact that more than two dozen states have called for a convention to change the Constitution is evidence the effort is more serious than before.
Repeatedly, the evidence suggests that we remain as racially divided today as we were 60 years ago when the Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education decision supposedly desegregated America’s schools and launched a civil right revolution.
Wellstone Action leader Ben Goldfarb encourages progressive organizing.