Aimed at addressing “community intimidation,” the legislation would broaden the law to cover crimes based on a victim’s ethnicity, gender identity and gender expression.
After a 20-year career in which she oversaw historic strides in the LGBTQ+ rights movement, Meyer will leave as OutFront Minnesota’s executive director next month.
In its first year, a city ordinance requiring energy audits prior to home sales resulted in more than 6,200 reports disclosing the conditions of windows, insulation, and heating systems for prospective buyers and new owners.
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The seven-day positive case average, which lags by a week, is 6.3 percent. That rate has been rising for weeks and now well above a 5-percent threshold that state officials say is a concerning sign of disease.
House Speaker Melissa Hortman has said she open to winding down many of Walz’s powers, though Republicans remain skeptical.
For Cuong Pham, M.D., 2020 was a year of change, advocacy and seemingly endless work.
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The number of new COVID-19 cases in Minnesota is up 3,014 from Saturday’s count.
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The ranking Republican on the House Taxes Committee, Rep. Greg Davids, said the plan would be ‘dead on arrival’ in the state Senate.
As the Derek Chauvin trial proceeds inside the Hennepin County Government Center courthouse, a small community of activists and vendors stand vigil.
MinnPost Festival runs through Friday, April 9, and you can still register for your FREE pass to get access to the livestreams or recordings. But registration is required!
Community groups find success through partnerships, deep listening and meeting people where they are — lessons that transcend vaccination campaigns.
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The effort is aimed at inoculating people who live in areas that rank high on the CDC’s Social Vulnerability Index, which measures things like poverty and access to transportation.
The video features the addiction and recovery stories of three Red Lake Chemical Health employees.
The DNR has settled on a 750-mile route that it plans to soon mark with signage and begin promoting as an “adventure trail.”