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Minnesotans experiencing homelessness at grave risk unless we act now

Time is running out for persons experiencing homelessness. Our leaders in state and local government must take bold and comprehensive action now. Without it,...

Daily Reformer: The sandwich content you needed

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Daily Reformer: Republican senator says Walz is intentionally creating recession so...

State Sen. Paul Utke sent an email to his colleagues upon word that gas tax and other revenue had plummeted, which means a steep...

Dorr brothers’ dodgy business strategy isn’t new in Republican politics

The Dorr brothers, who are among the organizers pushing to reopen Minnesota, are infamous among Republican politicos throughout the Midwest. Ben, Christopher and Aaron...

Daily Reformer: We tried to make it uplifting

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Daily Reformer: Good news for people who love bad news

Good afternoon. Get Daily Reformer in your inbox every day — for free! — by signing up here.   Who caught the headline reference? That’s Modest...

The mines will come back; many of the jobs won’t

As three of the six remaining taconite mines in northern Minnesota announced temporary shutdowns in the past 10 days, I’ve been pulled back to...

I’m giving away my stimulus check, and you should, too

It’s easy to feel powerless in the face of a global pandemic. But there’s a meaningful contribution many of us can make from the...

Daily Reforrmer: What them Dorr brothers up to now?

Good afternoon. Sign up for Daily Reformer straight to your inbox, here. The name “Dorr brothers” is infamous among GOP politicos throughout the Midwest. They...

An advertising creative on how Democrats can use this moment to...

And now here we are, stuck at home, hoping we don’t run out of essentials, trapped in the post-apocalyptic existence many of us feared...
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