Omar’s a frequent target for conservative attacks, but she actually earns a higher conservative rating from ACU than McCollum, who earned a perfect 0%.
The news from the U.S. Treasury came as DFL and GOP legislative leaders remain far apart in their negotiations over a two-year budget deal.
Of those households, 60 percent are people of color, 43 percent are receiving unemployment payments and 75 percent earn less than $50,000 a year, according to the Rent Dent Dashboard, a new tool created by a California-based nonprofit, PolicyLink, and the USC Equity Research Institute.
Gov. Tim Walz said that it should take away some of the conflicts that have soured relations with legislative Republicans.
How the three-step rollback announced by Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday will work.
A Q&A with Peter Wattson, a redistricting expert and lead plaintiff in a lawsuit against the state, about the state’s history of redistricting — and what he expects to happen between now and next February, when state law requires Minnesota to have a new political map.
The Reconnecting Communities Act would establish grants to address the “legacy of highway construction built through communities… that divided neighborhoods and erected barriers to mobility and opportunity.”
The live video of the entirety of the trial of Derek Chauvin gave Minnesotans and the world an unprecedented view into the workings of the criminal justice system.
Legislators charged with working out the state budget really can’t do much until they’re assigned “global” spending targets by their leaders. And those numbers won’t be available until Friday. At the earliest.
Independent state Sen. Tom Bakk and his DFL counterpart in the House, Rep. Fue Lee of Minneapolis, say they want to pass a bonding bill this year. But with two weeks to go in the session, Bakk’s committee has met just twice so far — and hasn’t passed any proposals.
Today in the memo: Biden addresses Congress; New York wants what we have; and the feds had a plan for Chauvin all along.
When confronted with Republicans’ opposition to any tax increases this year, DFL lawmakers keep pointing out what happened two years ago — even if the GOPers who control the state Senate say Democrats are engaged in ‘wishful thinking.’
The U’s West Central Research and Outreach Center is seeking money from the federal government and the state Legislature to fund a deeper dive into alternative energy storage — and some local lawmakers appear to be interested.
Though more detailed data will be coming later this year, Monday’s population counts can tell states a lot about their political futures.
Chauvin was convicted of two counts of murder and one of manslaughter for killing George Floyd. He faces a maximum of 40 years in prison.
The board is among the ideas that emerged from a drug pricing advisory task force convened in 2019 by Attorney General Keith Ellison.
After closing arguments in the case, defense attorney Eric J. Nelson said Waters’s comments were “threats against the sanctity of the jury process.”
This week in the memo: The feds probe Minneapolis police, Biden calls for a huge cut in greenhouse gas emissions and saying goodbye to a Minnesota political icon.
The bill to limit pretextual stops has become a top priority for Democrats, and Republicans who control state Senate haven’t completely rejected the idea.
Unlike so many in political life, he accepted his humanity and fallibility. He seemed to require no special treatment. He even could laugh at himself — and often did.