The Reconnecting Communities Act would establish grants to address the “legacy of highway construction built through communities… that divided neighborhoods and erected barriers to mobility and opportunity.”
Biden had promised executive action on police accountability in the first 100 days of his presidency, but recently changed course to back legislation already making its way through Congress.
Today in the memo: Biden addresses Congress; New York wants what we have; and the feds had a plan for Chauvin all along.
Though more detailed data will be coming later this year, Monday’s population counts can tell states a lot about their political futures.
After closing arguments in the case, defense attorney Eric J. Nelson said Waters’s comments were “threats against the sanctity of the jury process.”
This week in the memo: The feds probe Minneapolis police, Biden calls for a huge cut in greenhouse gas emissions and saying goodbye to a Minnesota political icon.
As Minnesota and the nation grapples with the killing of Daunte Wright and the trial of Derek Chauvin, Congress has several actions at different stages that seek to improve racial equity in the U.S.
New information from the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Biden on the killing of Daunte Wright and some nice sights from the District.
The plan calls for legislation addressing everything from child care funding to paid leave policies in an attempt to address longstanding problems facing mothers in the workforce, which have been made worse by the pandemic.
On deck this week: Infrastructure is up for interpretation, the All-Star Game gets political and an attack at the U.S. Capitol.
Today in the Memo: Minnesota delegation’s immigration views, superintendents grill Klobuchar on student well-being and a good dog with a bad record.
H.R. 1 touches everything from redistricting to campaign finance to political advertising, and more.
D.C. statehood, gun control and a Minnesota vaccine passport connection.
The bill expands a temporary work-visa program and also creates a pathway to legal residence for undocumented farm workers.
While the money has been celebrated by child care advocates, the windfall has also raised questions over how best to use it.
You get a stimulus! And YOU get a stimulus! Congress passes a huge COVID relief package, COVID anniversaries and more.
The U.S. House could vote to approve the bill by Tuesday.
Happy Days are Here Again! (OK, maybe by sometime this summer); the Dems push bipartisanship aside; things are looking good for Minnesota farmers; and more.
Klobuchar calls the Capitol riot ‘planned’; Biden faces challenges ahead; COVID deaths reach a sad milestone; and more.
The former president gets sued, impeachment vote divides a family and the GOP braces for the Tea Party, Round 2.