A voicemail from Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka to then-MPCA Commissioner Laura Bishop about Enbridge’s controversial oil pipeline project offers a rare glimpse of political machinations at the Minnesota Capitol.
Thousands of residents in Wisconsin — many of them people of color — would see a higher standard of living if politicians raised the long-stalled minimum wage.
The discovery of mass graves at boarding schools in Canada has forced that nation to face its history with the institutions. It’s also prompting leaders in the U.S. to look at its own history with such schools.
COVID-19 hits the White House, Omar and Phillips team up against hate and a windfall of funds possible for Minnesota projects.
From farming pollution to broadband access, meat processing capacity and lack of child care, how Minnesota legislators addressed the issues facing Greater Minnesota this year.
Karen Miller was one of 10 people who spoke to WPR and Wisconsin Watch about rebuilding their lives after losing work amid the upheaval of the pandemic.
The federal fund, created by the American Rescue Plan, sought to offset pandemic-related financial losses. The program ran out of funding in 12 days.
The state’s new tax credit for TV and film productions will cost taxpayers $5 million a year over the next four years.
Emmer’s influence on the 2022 midterm elections, Omar’s not invited to the Middle East and the Canadian border is… still closed.
The plaintiffs claim the program is racist, but supporters call it a civil rights issue in a country where farmers of color have been systematically discriminated against.
In just the last three months of the 2020-21 two-year state budget — April, May and June — collections were 28.7 percent, or $2.12 billion, more than was expected in February.
The three people who are deciding who will be part of the group coming up with a plan — Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, Gov. Tim Walz and House Speaker Melissa Hortman — have their own ideas about who should qualify for the money.
In the Single Room Occupancy model, residents rent individual rooms but share bathrooms and kitchens with others in the building.
Minnesota’s delegation heads home, Hagedorn announces reoccurrence of kidney cancer and a Minnesota conspiracy theorist unveiled.
Where some supporters and opponents of Line 3 see the Minnesota project and Keystone XL as largely similar issues, there are some major and minor differences between the pipeline proposals.
A previous version of the bill passed the House overwhelmingly last year but died in the Senate. This year’s version contains stronger social justice measures that address the generational effects of pot criminalization.
Unlike other Walz appointees left unconfirmed at the Legislature’s adjournment Wednesday, Ho was not given any assurance that what several DFL senators referred to as a Sword of Damocles wasn’t still dangling overhead.
GOPers blamed the agency’s Clean Cars rules — but was Bishop just a pawn in a bigger political game?
The Republican-controlled Senate is scrutinizing Gov. Tim Walz’s appointees in a continuation of the special legislative session.