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Empty hotel rooms wait for COVID-19 surge that hasn’t come in...

Since late March, Hennepin County has spent $50-69 per night, per room on nearly 100 hotel rooms for homeless people who have COVID-19 or...

Trump’s $400 a week jobless aid could be just $300. It...

Governors, lawmakers and state unemployment agencies on Monday wrestled with confusion created by President Donald Trump’s executive action extending unemployment benefits, and it appeared...

A different messenger: Ramsey County relies on culturally competent voices —...

Black and Latino Minnesotans are facing disproportionate rates of COVID-19 infection, hospitalization and death, which has highlighted a complex public health problem: Distrust of...

Trump moves to extend unemployment benefits, suspend payroll taxes after talks...

President Donald Trump on Saturday circumvented Congress and took action into his own hands, after weeks of unsuccessful negotiations over another coronavirus relief package...

‘14,000 attempts.’ Balky technology, expiring benefits worry workers, state leaders

Congress is continuing to squabble over whether to extend a federal supplement to unemployment insurance and if they do, by how much. But as they...

Minnesota’s most vulnerable students may have lost a year of learning...

Sizi Goyah motivates his Brooklyn Center High School math students by dancing, singing and rapping through algebra and calculus.  But when Minnesota schools switched to...

Minnesota schools can reopen if COVID-19 spread is under control, Walz...

Minnesota school districts will be allowed to hold in-person school this fall if the spread of COVID-19 is under control in their communities and...

U.S. House passes package to rescue child care industry

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House stepped in Wednesday to try to rescue the nation’s child care system from collapse under the weight of the...

Three homeless shelters to open in Minneapolis; state pledges $19M on...

City, county and state leaders announced more than $19 million in government funding for three new shelters in Minneapolis as the city confronts sprawling...

More than 400,000 Minnesotans need Congress to extend unemployment benefits

Picture this: a $600 a week loss in your income, few job openings, and a significant threat to your health or your family’s health...
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