Plus: Local reaction to Friday’s Supreme Court ruling; St. Paul poet Douglas Kearney wins International Griffin Poetry Prize; Cleveland Guardian radio announcer calls Miguel Sano “fat”; and more.
Ibrahim will primarily cover environment, education and public safety.
But Senate Majority Leader Jeremy Miller says GOP has no intention of taking confirmation votes and hasn’t for months.
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.
Minnesota DFL formally pitches to DNC in bid to be first primary state, federal gas tax stalls, guns and insurrection and a first-class dust-up in the 2nd over travel.
Plus: State releases new draft management report on gray wolves; GOP governor candidate Jensen proposes phasing out state income tax; Minnehaha Academy’s Chet Holmgren picked second overall in the NBA draft; and more.
Plus: Sen. Tina Smith introduces an access to abortion pills bill; Roseville Police Department conducting a gun turn-in event; Rachel Evangelisto is the first Indigenous woman to be crowned Miss Minnesota; and more.
In Greater Minnesota, where more people live in rural areas, 79 percent of respondents to a MinnPost poll said they felt their incomes were falling behind the cost of living.
Plus: Federal prosecutors seek 25-year sentence for Chauvin; South Dakota AG removed from office after vote by state senators; Marion Barber III remembered; and more.
Plus: Residents concerned about crime around Billy’s on Grand; Ramsey Middle School is now Hidden River Middle School; the Sheridan Room is closing; and more.
At current gas prices, a state gas tax holiday would save an SUV driver filling a 14-gallon tank about $4 on a $66 tank of gas. A federal gas tax holiday would save that driver roughly $2.60.
With all 201 seats in the Legislature and all four constitutional offices on the ballot, much of the campaign rhetoric related to this session will be on the things one side wanted to pass but the other side blocked.
We’re planning to crisscross the state to bring smart, tough, in-depth coverage to all readers on our paywall-free site.
Plus: AG Ellison says women who travel to Minnesota seeking abortions will be protected from lawsuits, prosecution; St. Paul school board approves $909 million budget; attorney for jailed GOP donor Lazzaro says law enforcement listened to privileged phone calls; and more.
Plus: Xcel Energy and Minnesota Power restoring power to thousands; the results of a racial equity analysis of 40 Minnesota companies; Dairy Queen loses “Blizzard” court case; and more.
Sometimes Minnesota entities are looking for grants and other federal monies. Sometimes they are trying to block or reverse policy changes.
Following the nationwide protests and demands for change that resulted from the police killings of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Daunte Wright and more, calls came to create a plan to reduce police violence.
Plus: Retired executive defends decision to resign from U Board of Regents to seek top job at UMD; KARE 11 reporter won’t have to testify; South Dakota Attorney General Ravnsborg faces impeachment trial; and more.
Plus: Former frat brothers have been indicted in the hazing case of Daniel Santulli; Minneapolis’ traditional 4th of July fireworks won’t be held this year; a celebration of life for Marion Barber III has been announced; and more.
More than 30,000 people wait for homes from the Chicago Housing Authority. Meanwhile, a site that’s gone undeveloped for two decades is set to become a Chicago Fire practice facility.