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.
While Senate Democrats worked on getting the votes they need, senators approved bills that would support veterans and survivors of police officers who have died by suicide.
Reps. Dean Phillips and Angie Craig say the party needs a “new generation” of leadership in 2024. Reps. Betty McCollum and Ilhan Omar say that kind of talk is distracting.
Reps. Angie Craig and Dean Phillips are among the first members of Congress to suggest a candidate other than President Biden should be on the presidential ticket in 2024.
In an interview on the Chad Hartman radio show on WCCO-AM, Phillips, who represents Minnesota’s 3rd Congressional District, said he wants to see “a new generation of compelling, well-prepared, dynamic Democrats who step up.”
The Democratic primary, held on Aug. 9, is a contest between ideologies. Samuels is a moderate Democrat and Omar, 39, a trailblazing activist of the multicultural left.
Plus: Hendricks struggles against Emmer in fundraising, Emmer breaks with GOP on gay marriage and crime takes center stage at congressional hearing.
In the 5th, Omar faces well-funded challengers in Aug. 9 primary and the Democrat who wins will see a well-funded challenger in November, though the seat is considered safely Democrat. Democrat Ettinger, running in the 1st, makes big loans to his campaign in a “safe” Republican district.
Plus: Jan. 6 hearings continue; Omar human rights amendment on defense bill passes; and why Politico is watching Dakota County.
The legislation would bar platforms such as Google and Amazon from giving preference to their own services.
The race for the 3rd District congressional seat is a contest between two very different personalities and ideologies.
In 2018, the state’s mining sector contributed more than $2 billion to the Arrowhead region’s economy, and that taconite production – a type of iron ore mined in the state – grew after tariffs were imposed on Chinese steel.
The Guttmacher Institute said that in 2020 more than half — 54 percent — of the U.S. abortions were medication abortions.
Because of the threats to abortion rights in many states, a new University of California study determined more than a quarter of abortion clinics in the nation would shut down after Roe is struck.