In a span of two hours, the DFL and Minnesota GOP each held events during which they outlined major campaign themes — and revealed their willingness to troll each other.
The ruling comes out of a lawsuit brought by a coalition of environmental nonprofits and the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, which had accused the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency of trying to bend rules to suppress criticism from the Environmental Protection Agency.
From St. Cloud and Austin to Lakeville and Woodbury, Republicans are hoping to swing close legislative races by tying DFL candidates to what they see as lawlessness — and efforts to dismantle the police — in Minneapolis.
The Virginia mayor describes himself as a “lifelong Democrat,” but endorsed Donald Trump in 2016 and Republican Rep. Pete Stauber in 2018.
Minnesota and other states are being told that personal protective equipment might be removed from the list of expenses FEMA will reimburse them for.
The Department of Commerce says its decision to challenge a critical permit is focused on a narrow issue of law. But Republican state Senators say it’s a political choice, aimed at halting or delaying the pipeline.
Numerous legislative battleground races include pot party candidates, some with tenuous connections to the legalization movement, causing some DFLers to believe the candidates could simply be there to hurt Democrats.
If the Senate’s recent hearing schedule for Walz appointees are any indication, Republicans are not happy with one particular aspect of the governor’s administration: the state’s environmental policy.
Overall, election officials were pleased with how smoothly things went in last week’s primary, despite a number of COVID-19 induced obstacles.
The campaign was created to promote Budland Q. “Bud” McKenzie, who supposedly operates a mail order clothing catalog for barrel-chested dogs out of Bloomington, to run for a yet-to-be-named office.
The Minnesota Department of Health said Monday that confirmed cases are up 564 from Sunday’s count, based on 12,690 new tests.
And what Walz could do about it.
Between now and Election Day, we’re keeping track of all the candidates for the Minnesota Legislature’s 201 seats.
Though plenty of DFLers in northern Minnesota support two copper-nickel mining projects proposed for the region, PolyMet and Twin Metals, Jen McEwen says Duluth residents have pent-up demand for a “more progressive politics.”
In Minneapolis, Jamal Osman leads in first-place votes for the Ward 6 council seat, while general election contests are also set for three open seats on the Hennepin County Board.
One issue that might be taken up this week: using federal CARES Act money to increase grant funding to provide day services for people with disabilities.
Two weeks after the commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Administration said the fence would soon be gone, she is now recommending that it remain in place — with no date for removal.
Under the federal government’s use-it-or-lose-it constraints, Minnesota cities and counties are quickly finding ways to spend the money.
Compared to other states, Minnesota hasn’t taken drastic measures, or many measures at all.