Government & Politics

Where does state Sen. Julie Rosen live?

State Sen. Julie Rosen’s recent filing for re-election that marks her address “private” has again raised questions about where the powerful chair of the...

Walz, DFL legislators unveil police, criminal justice reforms on eve of...

Gov. Tim Walz, DFL lawmakers and members of the People of Color and Indigenous Caucus on Wednesday unveiled legislative proposals for statewide policing reforms...

Walz calls special session for police reform, pandemic response

Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday called legislators back for a special session starting Friday, urging them to address police reform as well as the...

Data show disparities between Black and white Minnesotans in education, income,...

George Floyd’s death after a white Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes sparked outrage and protests in Minnesota and...

George Floyd’s death renews complaints about Klobuchar’s record as veepstakes heat...

WASHINGTON — George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis this week has flared up criticisms of Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s record on responding to killings by police...

Minnesota Gov. Walz pledges justice for George Floyd as protests move...

Gov. Tim Walz condemned the death of George Floyd — a day after protests erupted at Minneapolis Police Department’s 3rd Precinct Tuesday night —...

Religious progressives get loud and proud

Rev. Doug Pagitt says he loves everybody as Jesus commands. But there are limits.  “As a pastor and Christian, I follow Jesus’ teaching that everyone...

Outdoor dining allowed starting June 1 in Minnesota; salons to reopen...

Gov. Tim Walz announced Minnesota restaurants will be allowed to re-open for outdoor dining starting June 1, Wednesday. Salons and barber shops will also be...

Vote by mail will ensure a safe and fair November election

What could Minnetonka, Minn. and Loveland, Colo. possibly have in common? It’s neither ice fishing nor rodeos. It’s mail-in ballots. In 2018, our respective congressional...

Pay raises, COVID-19 economic aid derailed by partisan bickering in Legislature

The clock is once again ticking for Gov. Tim Walz and lawmakers to overcome partisan differences that derailed a number of legislative priorities left...
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