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Congress preps for another round of coronavirus relief; infrastructure may be...

WASHINGTON — Congress is gearing up for additional COVID-19 response legislation that aims to build on the first three relief packages. The next bill could...

More than 150,000 Minnesota households don’t have broadband access

More than 150,000 Minnesota households don’t have access to high-speed broadband internet, a longstanding disparity that experts say is even more troubling now that residents...

‘Essential’ construction continues on luxury apartments, even during stay-at-home order Unions...

Visit nearly any construction site in Minnesota, and you wouldn’t know the state is in its most severe lockdown in history to prevent the...

Among the homeless, you’ll find people more like you than you...

We carelessly attach words to homeless people: panhandler, drunk, lazy bum. At Elim Church and Strong Tower Parish shelters, which have 80 beds in...

Exclusive: AFSCME Council 5 experiencing financial woes, membership decline, documents reveal

The abrupt departure of two top leaders this past summer were just the beginning of troubles for one of the state’s largest and most...

Book excerpt details rise of labor leader who is now Walz...

Editor's note: This book excerpt from "Beaten Down, Worked Up" by longtime New York Times labor reporter Steven Greenhouse describes the difficult union negotiations...

Rep. Tom Emmer on the rise in Washington and winning friends...

WASHINGTON — Minnesota Rep. Tom Emmer peered over the shoulders of his fellow GOP lawmakers to get a glimpse of President Donald Trump.  It was...

Danger zone: Work is safer than it used to be, but...

Work-related illness and injuries in Minnesota reached all-time lows in 2018, but experts are concerned about persistently high injury rates in risky industries like...

271,000 Minnesota households pay more than 30% of their income in...

Just one in four households that are eligible for rental assistance actually get it. When the state’s three largest housing agencies opened up their waiting...

Rep. Betty McCollum’s effort to stop Twin Metals mine near Boundary...

WASHINGTON — As the Trump administration pushes to allow mining near Minnesota’s iconic Boundary Waters, Rep. Betty McCollum is waging an attempt to thwart...
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