The state Legislature passed a law during the most recent session that standardizes the use of absentee ballot drop boxes.
Minnesota and federal laws are clearly inadequate to prevent gun-trafficking by straw buyers.
America renewed its promise to being a safe haven for refugees around the world when President Joe Biden expanded on Monday the limits for accepting these hard-working immigrants.
A recent survey found that 81% of workers either don’t want to go back to the office or would prefer a hybrid schedule going forward.
Focusing more on incentivizing efforts to slow climate change in farm practices is a welcome shift in farm policy that should be embraced by members of Congress as they begin looking at the next farm bill.
Thanks to groups working in the best interest of its residents, Minnesotans won’t be scared away from voting by paid armed bullies.
Unnecessary interference in the state’s elections by private security agencies or armed citizens who aim to “defend” right-wing ideology is a dangerous escalation of tensions.
Pre-pandemic, no-excuse absentee voting was a time-saving convenience. Today it also serves a public health purpose.
John Lewis, civil rights hero and congressman, has died with his cause unfinished.
Hoarding much more than needed isn’t just unnecessary, it’s a selfish act that harms others.
The federal law raising the sales age for tobacco to 21 is welcome, but without state lawmakers following up, the law has little bite.
Crop prices have been decimated as oil companies have been exempted from ethanol production requirements.
With dangers of vaping increasingly clear, the states and federal government need to get more aggressive at curbing e-cigarettes.
Putting more emphasis on building a more stable school culture makes more sense than only training how to react to mass shooters.
Society isn’t well served by a probation system that sets up too many adults for failure or is used unnecessarily on some juvenile offenders. The Legislature needs to revisit the issue in the next session.
Most of the two dozen or so “major” candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination will fall away quickly.
The increasing us of e-cigarettes among youth is an epidemic that government health agencies need to aggressively tackle.
The military’s space operations do require reform and resources, but they don’t need a new, built-from-scratch bureaucracy to get the job done.