This project will provide jobs that put money in the pockets of skilled union workers.
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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.
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.