There’s no (FY22) money in politics, a lame rally and the Senate parliamentarian throws a wrench in Dems’ plans.
The cost of child care is currently too high for many U.S. families to afford, even as workers in the child care industry earn low wages and few benefits. Democrats in Congress are hoping an infusion of federal cash can change the equation.
The Freedom to Vote Act, less expansive than March’s For the People Act, is a bid to attract Republican votes for federal protections of voting rights.
Rep. Angie Craig will not defund the police, Olympic gymnasts share their story at the Capitol and a rally at Rep. Jim Hagedorn’s office.
Among other deadlines, funding for the federal government runs out at the end of the fiscal year on September 30.
Democrats argue over budget reconciliation, Amy Klobuchar reveals her fight with cancer and Jim Hagedorn under fire.
As the 2022 midterm elections approach, expect to hear “defund” a lot from Republicans, especially in competitive races.
Since mid-August, staffers from U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips’ office — and many other congressional offices — have worked around the clock to help people get out of Afghanistan.
An unauthorized trip to Kabul, Angie Craig comes out against “Defund the Police,” and the corporate response to George Floyd’s death.
Though every Democrat in the House eventually ended up voting for the budget resolution, the episode highlighted schisms in the party — nationally and among Minnesota’s delegation — that could threaten Biden’s agenda.
As part of the program, Rep. Angie Craig recently welcomed Michigan Republican Rep. Peter Meijer for a visit to Minnesota’s Second District.
Minnesota’s delegation on Afghanistan, controversy over an SBA meeting, and a bomb threat at the Capitol.
An infrastructure bill finally passed, where $17 billion in federal aid to Minnesota businesses went and MyPillow guy’s legal woes.
A fact sheet from the Biden administration estimated Minnesota would receive $68 million to build EV chargers across the state.
In need of 60 votes to pass the evenly divided Senate, the bill is full of compromises.
The state’s plan will boost the primary subsidy for low-income families and increase pay for child care workers through monthly grants to providers across the state.