Lawmakers expanded two pilot projects aimed at drawing high school and college students into fields starving for workers, from manufacturing and agriculture to health care and IT.
Minnesota lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have come out in support of ethanol and biodiesel, which they believe could help boost agriculture and reduce carbon emissions.
Copper-nickel mining could help conquer the climate crisis, supporters say. Is there any weight to that argument?
The Minnesota State Fair does not track the race, gender or ethnicity breakdown of its vendors, exhibitors or employees.
The nonprofit collaborative EMERGE and its partners have vigorously denied that there are any major issues with their work.
DEED Commissioner Steve Grove said there was a move away from putting more money into grants he described as “siloed, carve-out programs,” but instead to “bring the philosophy of equity to all that we do.”
From 2010 to 2017, Minnesota had such a program, which rewards what can be a high-risk bet on entrepreneurs and nascent startups. Reinstating it has been a popular idea among lawmakers from both parties so far in the 2019 legislative session.
Groundwater pollution from old construction materials has prompted the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to look at revamping landfill rules.