Public Policy

Finalists named for innovative projects to improve civic life in St. Paul

Does St. Paul need to step up the way it welcomes newcomers? Better encourage year-round outdoor activities for its citizens? Or make walking and biking more of a priority in its public spaces? The...

January 12, 2015

Kurt Daudt

What The Parties' First Bills Tell Us About 2015 Legislative Session

There is some common ground between House and Senate leaders on rural Minnesota, but sharp differences on taxes and education

January 09, 2015

Sold: Old grain elevator goes for $23K; vintage planes on the auction block

The State of Minnesota has auctioned off everything from cars to unclaimed property left at the airport and confiscated guns – now it can add a derelict grain elevator and vintage wildfire-fighting...

January 06, 2015

MOA protest supporters ask Bloomington to forego criminal charges

Almost everyone at Monday night’s Bloomington City Council meeting was there for one thing: to tell officials they should drop any plans to charge those involved with last month’s Black...

January 06, 2015

Hearings underway on proposed oil pipeline in northern Minnesota

Minnesota residents who live along the route of a proposed 610-mile pipeline that would carry oil from North Dakota’s Bakken oil fields to Superior, Wisconsin, are getting a chance this week...

January 05, 2015

Dayton asks for more education spending, state unity in inauguration speech

We now have an idea of Gov. Mark Dayton’s priorities heading into the lawmaking season. At the swearing-in ceremony for his second term, Dayton used his speech to emphasize education spending...

January 05, 2015

New website shows how Minnesota spends it money, and to whom it goes

A new website will allow anyone, at any time, to track money spent by the state government – from employee salaries, to contracts with private companies, to activity-specific costs for one agency...

January 02, 2015

Hennepin County puts abandoned grain elevator on auction block

It’s a bit of a fixer-upper, but this large, abandoned grain elevator near downtown Minneapolis could be yours if you’re willing to brave Hennepin County’s public auction next...

December 30, 2014

Q&A: Tom Emmer

New congressman tackles economy, health care.

December 19, 2014

Southwest LRT

Did The Massive Federal Spending Bill Just Screw Up Funding For Southwest LRT?

In a word: maybe, thanks to a section in the recently-passed federal spending bill that has raised questions about the feds' share of the bill for the light rail project.

December 17, 2014

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