Politics

The Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline Project Divides Indian Country

  Story published: May 6, 2021 Taysha Martineau walks through the Miigizi resistance camp on Fond du Lac reservation near Cloquet, Minn., with her four kids...

Law Enforcement Is On Trial at the State Capitol

  As law enforcement stands at the ready outside the trial of a white officer charged with the murder of a Black man in Minnesota,...

A Tribute to Dr. Robert Lewis, Minnesota’s First Black Senator

  The first Black Senator in the State of Minnesota, Dr. Robert Lewis, hailed from the suburb of St. Louis Park. Sen. Bobby Joe Champion (DFL-Minneapolis)...

Sen. Amy Klobuchar Introduces America’s 46th President

  Minnesota U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar had the honor of being the first person to introduce the 46th President of the United States, Joseph Biden. The former presidential...

Minnesota Lawmakers Agree on Pandemic Business Relief

  As lawmakers head into the 7th special session to continue the COVID-19 state of emergency, they've reached a deal to provide relief to businesses...

Explore a Racial Awakening in a Small Minnesota Town

  Randy Hoffman farms in the same southeastern region of Minnesota that his Swiss great-grandparents farmed after they arrived in America. This summer, he participated...

Minnesota’s Budget Outlook Improves by Billions

  With the state's budget forecast improved by billions of dollars, the Minnesota Department of Management and Budget is now predicting a surplus as concerns...

A Historic Change Comes to the Minnesota State Senate

  Story published: November 17, 2020 It’s the 6th special session since the state of emergency started in Minnesota during the COVID pandemic - and this one...

Minnesota Remains the Nation’s Only Divided State Legislature

  Story published: November 10, 2020 Democrats in Minnesota won both statewide races for president and US Senate, which gave DFLers hope. Gov. Tim Walz (DFL-MN) said the...

An Election Battle Is Underway in Minnesota’s Suburbs and Rural Areas

  Days before the 2020 election, more than a million votes had already been cast in Minnesota, and in-person early voting saw brisk turnout. That's...