As a lack of affordable child care has increasingly become a concern around Minnesota, new spending for the CCAP program is one way legislators from both parties are mulling how the government can help families enroll kids in early learning.
Endangered species protections means wolves generally can’t be killed unless they are threatening human life.
Peterson has a new bill that would allow the FDA to regulate CBD products as supplements, rather than drugs, opening the way for new products.
Energy-conscious retrofits can dramatically reduce the carbon footprint of housing without the need to start from scratch.
For years, the company has moved billions in profits to Puerto Rico to avoid taxes. When the IRS pushed it to pay, Microsoft protested that the agency wasn’t being nice. Then it aggressively fought back in court, lobbied Congress and changed the law.
At tens of thousands of square feet, the closed stores present a redevelopment challenge.
The technician who gave you that shiny manicure may be inhaling dangerous levels of toxic chemicals on the job.
Coastal cities with big tech and finance industries have tended to see bigger increases in inequality.
The replacement to NAFTA has been estimated to increase U.S. agricultural exports by $2 billion.
Restaurateurs say surcharges are needed to offset growing health care costs and mandatory minimum wage increases.
Despite what the marketing may lead you to believe, family heritage DNA testing should be regarded as estimates at best.
That’s the big question after a proposal to build a $42 million, 8,500-capacity stadium in Shakopee near Canterbury Park that would be home to a team called the Metro Millers was unveiled this week.
Minnesota produces about 17 percent of the turkeys raised in the United States.
Economics may be driving the change.
Lawmakers expanded two pilot projects aimed at drawing high school and college students into fields starving for workers, from manufacturing and agriculture to health care and IT.
Manufacturing employment has actually grown each year since the Great Recession, though the overall employment level has not recovered.
The implications of the two projects for the area’s workforce could be “crazy,” said Michelle Ufford, executive director of the Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training.
Minnesota’s economic development agency requires partner nonprofits to report a lot of data, even as agency officials and legislators acknowledge the information isn’t critical for program evaluation.
The cuts come amid increase strain on the county’s human services budget.
A recent assessment gives the state relatively good marks when it comes to Minnesota’s fiscal health, at least compared to other states. But that doesn’t mean the state is immune to serious economic threats.