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Amid Private Talks With Minneapolis, MN United Officials Take Case For Soccer Stadium Public

“When we sit down with policy makers and cut through the noise, most people are supportive,” says Minnesota United President Nick Rogers.

May 26, 2015


What Greater Minnesota Got Out Of The 2015 Legislative Session

Addressing the needs of Greater Minnesota was supposed to be a priority this year. But groups representing rural parts of the state are giving the 2015 session an incomplete.

May 26, 2015

Senator Franken heads to Cuba with mind on Minnesota's economy

Cuba is alive with Minnesotans these days, with Senator Al Franken the latest to head to the island nation on a diplomatic trip. Franken and three fellow Democrats in the U.S Senate will meet with...

May 21, 2015

Nicollet Mall

Mall No More: Examining The Final Design Of The $50 Million Nicollet Revamp

City leaders hope the redo will make the street no less than a “centerpiece, a highlight in our country.”

May 21, 2015


Met Council Proposes Cuts To Southwest LRT

The cuts are aimed at saving the massive transit project, which was put in doubt last month when its price tag went up by $340 million.

May 21, 2015


Feared And Fearless: A Q&A With Journalist Gretchen Morgenson, Watchdog Of Wall Street And Washingto

May 18, 2015

Federal Reserve

Why One Downtown Property Owner Won't Have To Pay For The Assessment For The Remake Of Nicollet Mall

Removing the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis from the rolls of a special assessment zone for the Nicollet Mall redo will save the bank $267,841.83 over the next 20 years.

May 14, 2015


Amid Budget Negotiations, Daudt Steps Back From Plan To Scrap MinnesotaCare

Meanwhile, back at the Capitol, a lack of progress has caused some lawmakers to raise the specter of an overtime session this year.

May 14, 2015


This Is How You Get A Gas Tax Hike Passed

In 1988, the Legislature passed the largest transportation-funding package in its history. Here's how it was done.

May 12, 2015

Still no deal at Capitol: Will transportation, tax cut plans have to wait 'til next year?

Sports fans whose teams are struggling sometimes try to salvage some hope with the cry “Wait ’til next year.” With negotiators striking out on key pieces of a budget agreement for...

May 11, 2015

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