The cost of child care is currently too high for many U.S. families to afford, even as workers in the child care industry earn low wages and few benefits. Democrats in Congress are hoping an infusion of federal cash can change the equation.
Minnesota is one of 10 states that owes the feds money for covering payments made out of its unemployment insurance trust fund.
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.
Our recent survey of more than 1,900 Minnesota voters included several open-ended questions. Here are the most unexpected answers.
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.
Among other deadlines, funding for the federal government runs out at the end of the fiscal year on September 30.
The GOP endorsement has become a must-win for statewide Republican candidates in Minnesota.
Public views on the issues may not be as sharply partisan as one might expect.
Suspicion, right to control health care, create clash between some long-term care workers and vaccine mandates to protect the vulnerable residents they serve.
Solar panel manufacturer Heliene, which currently employs about 75 people at its Mountain Iron facility, is planning a $21 million expansion, with state and local governments are chipping in millions for the project.
Democrats argue over budget reconciliation, Amy Klobuchar reveals her fight with cancer and Jim Hagedorn under fire.
As the 2022 midterm elections approach, expect to hear “defund” a lot from Republicans, especially in competitive races.
A new MinnPost poll found that rural and urban voters in Minnesota are split sharply on everything from the performance of Gov. Tim Walz to the results of the 2020 election.
A MinnPost poll found a sharp divide between Republicans and most Minnesota voters on several issues.
The issue has greater urgency as the return to school coincides with a new wave of COVID-19 infections driven by the delta variant.
Concern about COVID-19 is a major factor in some regular fairgoers’ decision not to attend this year.
So far, Minnesota state and local governments have distributed just 13 percent of the $375 million in federal money for rental assistance it received in December.
Withdrawal from Afghanistan; Texas abortion law; and the Squad protests Line 3.
“Nobody likes the idea of a fence,” said Col. Matt Langer, the head of the Minnesota State Patrol. “I don’t anticipate the fence being up and down and up and down. But I can’t also predict the future.”