Plus: Minneapolis’ public-safety amendment debate; the challenger in Minneapolis’ Ward 5 City Council race; Mankato-based fun.com renting hotel rooms in bid for workers; and more.
Both Jeremy Miller and Melisa López Franzen have touted their membership in the Purple Caucus, a loose organization of lawmakers who wanted to counter partisanship in St. Paul.
A note from MinnPost News editor Tom Nehil.
Located in a former convent just blocks away from the Minnesota State Capitol, Hart House is a program of Missions Inc., a Plymouth-based nonprofit with a long history of supporting people recovering from homelessness, domestic violence and addiction.
Plus: poll finds public split on Minneapolis Mayor, Council; families of four Minnesota residents found dead in western Wisconsin ask witnesses to come forward; Twin Cities housing shortage now worst in nation; and more.
Plus: seven suspected overdoses in St. Paul over 24-hour period; Minnesota sees wave of early retirements among police chiefs; South Dakota legislators consider petition for special session on impeaching state’s attorney general; and more.
Our recent survey of more than 1,900 Minnesota voters included several open-ended questions. Here are the most unexpected answers.
Plus: More details on investigation into Dunn County quadruple homicide; Hagedorn claims wife Carnahan was victim of “cancel culture”; early voting underway in Minneapolis; and more.
Carter, up for re-election this year, discusses his 2022 budget, policing — and what he wants to do with second term
The Freedom to Vote Act, less expansive than March’s For the People Act, is a bid to attract Republican votes for federal protections of voting rights.
Rep. Angie Craig will not defund the police, Olympic gymnasts share their story at the Capitol and a rally at Rep. Jim Hagedorn’s office.
Plus: voting begins in Minneapolis city elections; 18-year-old man charged in shooting death of 12-year-old London Bean; Enbridge ordered to pay up to $3.3 million for breaching aquifer during Line 3 construction; and more.
Plus: Supreme Court rules against changes to Minnesota pardon system; Chauvin pleads not guilty in civil rights case related to arrest of 14-year-old; Justice Department to consider racial discrimination policies when making grants to law enforcement agencies; and more.
Among other deadlines, funding for the federal government runs out at the end of the fiscal year on September 30.
“This validates what we have been saying,” says an attorney for families of 9/11 victims who are suing the Saudi government over alleged support of the 2001 terrorist attacks.
Plus: Rep. John Thompson to serve in the Legislature as an independent; St. Paul City Council approves approves mayor’s proposed maximum property tax levy; FBI assisting local authorities in murder of four Minnesotans found in western Wisconsin; and more.
Plus: Supreme Court will hear case on Minneapolis public safety ballot question; judge says he lacks power to compel governor to impose statewide school mask mandate; Minnesota launches vaccination records app; and more.
The GOP endorsement has become a must-win for statewide Republican candidates in Minnesota.
When you read a MinnPost story that gives you a deeper understanding of an important civic issue facing Minnesota, you see the name of the talented writer who brought the article to life.
Plus: Ramsey County judge denies bid to force mask mandate in all Minnesota schools; Minneapolis Public School board approves vaccine mandate for employees; state House DFL votes to expel Rep. John Thompson from caucus; and more.