Omar may be the most affected after the new Congress is gaveled in on Jan. 3. Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., who hopes to become the next speaker, vowed to strip Omar of her seat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
State Republicans are non-committal on the former president’s candidacy while Democrats defiantly recall the turmoil of the Trump presidency and the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection.
Emmer was selected majority whip by members of the GOP conference on a second ballot. He would be the third Minnesotan ever to hold the position of GOP whip.
The high court will determine the constitutionality of a 43-year-old federal statute known as the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) that aims to keep children in Native American families or with their tribes whenever possible.
A right-wing news site ran a story criticizing Rep. Ilhan Omar’s hiring of private security in response to what the lawmaker has characterized as death threats.
If voters on Nov. 8 return all incumbents to Washington, and that’s not guaranteed, they would return to very different jobs under a GOP-led House.
Dozens of U.S. House Republicans voted against a massive infrastructure bill last year, but that did not stop them from seeking money for local projects that would be funded by the bill.
The case, known as Brackeen v. Haaland, has galvanized Indian County. Tribes are concerned the Supreme Court will nullify their right to oversee foster care placements in cases involving Native children, and they fear it could lead to further erosion of their federal rights.
University of Minnesota expert says most states have closed state-run facilities. Nationally, the number of Americans living in state-run institutions plummeted from 194,650 in 1967 to 17,596 in 2018.
Plus: Minnesota economy holding steady; voter anger indicates a very volatile upcoming midterm election.
Taxpayers assume an estimated $300 billion worth of loan debt for students whose educations often took longer and cost more than expected, led to jobs that didn’t pay enough to cover their loans or never led to a degree.
Minnesota’s Democratic senators are also helping DFL candidates for the state House and Senate, which the upper body is currently under Republican control.
Some lost their homes. Some emptied their retirement accounts. Some struggled to feed and clothe their families.
The league, long known for focusing on voter registration and other fundamentals, has been more visible in advocating for racial equity and fairness in recent years, particularly after George Floyd’s murder.
The pandemic laid bare the gaps and disparities in the U.S. public health system. But one positive outcome is that health workers have started adapting lessons they learned from their COVID-19 response to other aspects of their work.
There’s an expectation that Emmer, who has headed the House GOP’s campaign arm since 2018, will be rewarded with some kind of promotion if the Republicans seize the House in the fall.
Besides tax credits for industries and utilities that use renewable fuels, the Inflation Reduction Act rewards consumers who adopt home energy efficiencies with rebates and offers tax credits to those who purchase electric vehicles.
Did Finstad do better or worse than expected? This MinnPost analysis includes how Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District has voted in the past.
“We cannot afford to subsidize ventures that are not delivering the promised speeds or are not likely to meet program requirements,” FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said in a news release.
Most Americans would not experience a tax hike – the cost of that new corporate tax would be paid largely by the investors of a corporation who could see their dividends and the value of their holdings decrease and the corporation’s workers, whose wages and benefits could shrink.