Bureaucrats have devised a system in which older people are a first priority, and then required that registration for getting shots be entirely online.
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The strategies of student-admired staff members at Harding High revolved around responding to six unspoken queries they had learned were often on the minds of their students.
Now more than ever, our nation needs more Burdicks as a compass to remind ourselves of the true nature of public service in a polarized world of culture wars and partisan politics.
To maximize the economic recovery we need to support workers in finding careers that require additional skills, have a strong future, and offer better pay.
Of truthiness, the word’s popularizer, comedian Stephen Colbert said, “We’re not talking about truth, we’re talking about something that seems like truth – the truth we want to exist.”
Rural America today has never been more appealing or offered more promise. America has awakened in the time of COVID to the reality of working remotely from virtually anywhere.
The Page Amendment would provide every child in Minnesota with the civil right to quality public education. It is the best first step in addressing Minnesota’s widening education gaps.
The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day, to be celebrated on March 8, is “Choose to Challenge.”
The COVID-19 pandemic is illuminating structural inequity and the growing wealth and income gap. Walz’s plan would create a fifth-tier income tax, which is long overdue and very popular.
Our money needs to be spent on the residents of Minneapolis, not armed crowd control.
I remember doubting that a Kool-Aid-tasting dram in a little white paper cup could defeat a disease that could land us in an iron lung, or worse. Nevertheless, I downed the serum.
Whether renovating an older home or building a new one, development costs in Greater Minnesota typically exceed the appraised value of the finished project. The problem exists for multifamily housing as well.
The past nine months have been filled with unknowns and ups and downs. But the constant silver lining has been discovering that it is possible to take the COVID-19 pandemic seriously while safely operating in-person.
Among its likely reasons for suing in D.C. are Minnesota’s standard of proof in such cases, the state’s attitude toward damages, and other practical issues.
This is hardly the time to increase barriers for local businesses to access digital services, or to otherwise discourage the innovation that has delivered us through this pandemic so far.
Fortunately, Minnesota has a regional integrated electric grid and a diverse energy resource mix that provides the safety net we need during weather extremes.
Thanks to groups working in the best interest of its residents, Minnesotans won’t be scared away from voting by paid armed bullies.
Minnesotans need our state government to lead a coordinated, well-supported, statewide climate adaptation effort.
With many workers wanting to continue some degree of teleworking, downtown needs to redefine itself; there is no going back to the way it was before.
Research shows that the single best thing schools can do to help young people persevere through the COVID-19 pandemic is to build and strengthen relationships with and among them.