With revenues drying up and expenses mounting, officials say they need more help from Congress to continue serving residents.
Biden never addressed the Line 3 or Twin Metals projects during his presidential primary campaign, and he has continued to avoid taking a stand since becoming the likely Democratic nominee.
This week from Washington, MNGOP congressional district conventions pick their candidates; Jesse Ventura is not not not running for president; and Gov. Tim Walz is a popular guy.
Cook Political Report currently calls these two races the most competitive in the state.
This week from Washington, the Vice President goes to Rochester; 29 senators endorse the $50 billion Smith/Warren childcare plan and unemployment benefits for gig-workers are up (kind of).
While DEED has already processed 10,000 applications since implementing the program on April 24, it still has a ways to go.
The industry’s best hope may come from the federal government. Specifically, an ambitious, longshot proposal by U.S. Sens. Tina Smith of Minnesota and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts: to make $50 billion in grants available through Congress’ next coronavirus response package.
As more people shop for groceries online during the coronavirus pandemic, SNAP benefits users are left behind.
Congress is back in session; Jason Lewis takes to his RV; and Klobuchar is both in and out of VEEP considerations.
Congress will add funds to the Paycheck Protection Program, even amid reports of misuse of the program.
From small business aid to questions about testing, the volume of contacts to most Minnesota offices is up.
Taking another look at the CARES Act; who funded the pro-Klobuchar Super PAC; and Omar demands Federal oversight of Amazon after firing of two workers in Shakopee.
States have some discretion to determine who is covered, but essentially, any individual who has exhausted all rights to regular unemployment and is self-employed should qualify.
Even for children who file their own taxes, if they are claimed as a dependent by a parent, they will receive no stimulus payment.
Congress considers a fourth COVID-related stimulus package; the Trump administration continues its fight against the Affordable Care Act; and Sen. Bernie Sanders drops his bid for president.