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.”
The federal agency said the 2021 law would be an “improper modification” to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s authority around clean water rules.
The controversy over former GOP Chair Jennifer Carnahan highlighted political parties’ unique status in Minnesota.
Since mid-August, staffers from U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips’ office — and many other congressional offices — have worked around the clock to help people get out of Afghanistan.
An unauthorized trip to Kabul, Angie Craig comes out against “Defund the Police,” and the corporate response to George Floyd’s death.
Though every Democrat in the House eventually ended up voting for the budget resolution, the episode highlighted schisms in the party — nationally and among Minnesota’s delegation — that could threaten Biden’s agenda.
The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry says 96 percent of COVID-19 infected workers covered under the new law had their workers’ compensation claim accepted. Those who didn’t qualify saw their claim denied 72 percent of the time.
Unlike the Clean Cars regulations — a controversial mandate from Gov. Tim Walz’s administration — the low-carbon fuel standard is noteworthy for its broader political support.
As part of the program, Rep. Angie Craig recently welcomed Michigan Republican Rep. Peter Meijer for a visit to Minnesota’s Second District.
Minnesota’s delegation on Afghanistan, controversy over an SBA meeting, and a bomb threat at the Capitol.
A DFL legislator is trying to find out.
An infrastructure bill finally passed, where $17 billion in federal aid to Minnesota businesses went and MyPillow guy’s legal woes.
The number of frontline workers eligible for the money could range from 250,000 to 1,000,000 — or more. But the more people on the list, the smaller each check will be.
Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, said he’d vote against the bill unless it sweetened the tax break for pass-through companies. It paid off for some of his rich supporters.
Recently filed reports offer some insight into the election six weeks before early voting begins.
A fact sheet from the Biden administration estimated Minnesota would receive $68 million to build EV chargers across the state.