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Politics & Policy

Are mega events in the Twin Cities worth it?

Economists — at least those not associated with host committees — find that economic impact studies overestimate the benefits of events like the All-Star Game and the Super Bowl. 

Kaler testifies before Senate on public support for higher education

WASHINGTON — The University of Minnesota president testified before Congress for the first time on Thursday.

St. Paul Chamber wants more from Met Council on ways to restore White Bear Lake

The chamber's response comes after the Met Council's draft report Wednesday that looked at augmenting the lake with water from the Mississippi and shifting water use away from the aquifer.