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.
We ask the Minnesota Legislature to recognize that capital investment in the U of M’s academic facilities is an essential ingredient for a world-class research university.
“Alec’s Bill” is a step in the right direction, but we also need to address the day-to-day battles people with Type 1 diabetes have getting their insulin and blood glucose monitors paid for by insurance companies and medical assistance.
Neonicotinoids are a nasty class of pesticides that have gotten a lot of attention for their effect on pollinators.
Career pathway programs offer rigorous and relevant career experiences and allow students to create an individualized path.
It sounds like the ability of our state leaders to work on climate issues in a results based, bipartisan way is practically nonexistent.
How many times do Minnesotans go out to eat per week? If your answer was one or greater, and one of your go-to restaurants continues to use polystyrene and other No. 6 plastics, your to-go containers could be contaminating other recyclables in your bin. Fortunately, since the 2015 Green To Go bill was passed in […]
It would be in China’s best interest to satisfy the fundamental rights of all of its people, regardless of ideological preference.
Passage of the Restore Our Parks Act would deliver a win that fixes our parks, supports job creation, and invests needed money into infrastructure. It’s what the American people want and what our national parks deserve.
Any effort to control the acquisition of guns by criminals will be hamstrung without universal criminal background check legislation to require background checks on all sales, including private transactions.
A proposed rule would not only take Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits away from 3 million people but would also jeopardize access to free school meals for 500,000 children.
Congressional offices tally every issue that the people in their district contact them about.
Currently, P&A make up about one-quarter of U of M employees and are represented in all 20 job families throughout the university system.
Nationally, the rate of suicide has increased by 30 percent since 1999, and Minnesota has paralleled the national trend, according to CDC data.
Out of all the crises facing the United States, none of them can be properly tackled without removing Donald Trump from the White House and Republicans from power up and down the ballot.
President Donald Trump declares that his “highest duty is to keep America safe,” yet he dismisses the threat posed by global warming.