Allison Stevens

Allison Stevens

Allison Stevens is a Washington correspondent for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes Minnesota Reformer.

Belying moderate image, Klobuchar bills make her one of the Senate’s most liberal

By: - February 18, 2020

WASHINGTON — As a presidential candidate, Minnesota Democrat Amy Klobuchar is regarded as a sensible centrist from the heartland who can appeal to moderate Republicans.  But as a U.S. senator, she’s one of her party’s most liberal members — to the left of Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a national icon of progressive politics. That’s according […]

Minnesota is projected to lose a seat in Congress. Here’s why that’s a huge deal

By: - January 22, 2020

WASHINGTON — Minnesota is projected to lose a U.S. House seat in the coming years, new data show — a change that would diminish the state’s influence in national politics and could lead to less money for federally funded projects and services like roads and health care. The North Star State is one of 10 […]