Let’s see how a $11.5 billion Christmas surprise plays out in Minnesota.
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This coming legislative session may be the last opportunity to protect our very limited supply of healthy water. Prudence screams for a comprehensive water study by a credible entity such as the University of Minnesota.
In Shakopee, a new trail is being developed as a collaborative effort among the city, Scott County, the Scott County Historical Society, Three Rivers Park District and the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community — a partnership known as the Shakopee Cultural Consortium.
The money will help build at least 1,000 new homes for families making 30 percent of the Area Median Income.
It is time to put to rest the myth that democracy is infallible.
I would like to live long enough to witness Donald Trump acknowledging that he lost the 2020 election fair and square, because then I would live forever.
A recent Rockefeller Institute study makes clear how much money flows out of Democratic-leaning states into Republican-leaning ones.
Jobs are growing and businesses are booming. Why throw a wrench into that?
Hateful attacks on Ilhan Omar and other Muslims should be forcefully condemned, regardless of partisanship.
I’ve never previously advocated for the expansion of the Supreme Court, but my thinking has been heading in that direction for a while and for obvious reasons, especially after the Garland case.
The governor has a healthy 60 percent job approval among suburban registered voters. That level of support from them on Election Day 2022 virtually ensures his second term.
What if private citizens were empowered to enforce gun laws?
While we love the support from the public, we expect and demand more from the people in charge of our hospitals who actually have the power to improve the lives of health care workers and our patients.
When people — and in many states, the laws — allow armed people to chase others they suspect might have committed theft, and if they get scared about their safety in the ensuing struggle, and kill the person they are chasing, we have normalized lynching.
While just 6.4% of Minnesotans are Black, they represent 15% of maternal deaths in our state. And while Indigenous people represent 2% of those who give birth in Minnesota, 12% of all Minnesotans who died during pregnancy, childbirth or the postpartum year are Indigenous.
Thanks to its gradual obsolescence, the Waddell lift bridge’s days are numbered.
Why was I so uncomfortable with Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s suggestion that adoption solves the problem of an unwanted pregnancy?
Most important is the instruction that judges customarily give to jurors before they begin deliberations: Rely upon your life experiences and, above all, use your common sense.
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A new article in the Atlantic makes the case that “Donald Trump’s GOP is much better positioned to subvert the next election.”