Minnesota communities need to be able to withstand a future with increasingly severe weather and flooding.
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Americans deserve facts. The reliability of the Post Office is essential to the integrity of the Nov. 3 election and to our democracy.
This idea of the Capitol building belonging to the people is not being represented by the literal barrier around the building.
How unsurprising that the president’s appointed law-and-order man focuses his commitment to fairness on wealthy, convicted Trump allies.
The story that seems to scream “Buyer beware” is about a leader looking for more than a second term of office. Its headline: “Germany’s Political Racketeer.”
This project will provide jobs that put money in the pockets of skilled union workers.
The international affairs budget offers an opportunity to protect the national security of the United States without the burden of putting U.S. soldiers’ lives on the line.
Underlying any efforts must be legislative measures, such as universal criminal background checks and red flag laws — thus the importance of the vote.
Although the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have made mistakes, the value of science is that it works over time to self-correct.
In early 1968, the police departments in Minneapolis and St. Paul both decided to arm themselves with AR-15 semi-automatic rifles.
It is time the state buckles down and stops playing games. They need to approve the Line 3 Replacement Project and put our laborers to work.
I am overjoyed that we, in Minnesota, have Gov. Tim Walz. We could have Walz and a president, but we Minnesotans will make do.
In the spring of 1960 I was a GI, stationed in Germany at a base near the Mosel River. It was on a train, after a visit to nearby Luxembourg, that a schoolmaster and his students caught my attention.
Systems in the United States are failing us as people of color, even more now than they have in the past.
Because we know severe weather and flooding will strike again, Congress should address repeatedly flooded properties, discourage building in risky areas, and create a nationwide disclosure law so anyone buying or renting a new home is given the flood-risk information they deserve.
We must be vigilant that any changes to the CRA do not bypass our obligation to meet community credit and banking needs.
It is clear that our fragmented, for-profit health care system is not designed to address public health crises. And then there is the matter of paid sick leave.
Now that the second session of this biennium is under way, it behooves our legislators to undertake reforms to improve the way they conduct the people’s business.
Wolves cause the deaths of less than one-tenth of 1% of Minnesota’s total livestock. They play a vital role in regulating deer and other prey species, keeping disease in check and driving essential evolutionary processes.
This bill has bipartisan support and will be heard in my committee this year.