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In It Together

TPT is committed to helping Minnesotans strengthen and participate actively in democracy. “In It Together” seeks to help build a democracy grounded in the fundamental values of inclusion, equity and participation; to make key information both accessible and engaging; and to develop opportunities for Minnesotans to talk with – and listen to – each other. AARP Minnesota State Demoraphers

In It Together

TPT is committed to helping Minnesotans strengthen and participate actively in democracy. “In It Together” seeks to help build a democracy grounded in the fundamental values of inclusion, equity and participation; to make key information both accessible and engaging; and to develop opportunities for Minnesotans to talk with – and listen to – each other. AARP Minnesota State Demoraphers

Minnesota Attorney General Debate

  All three candidates for Minnesota Attorney General sat down on the Almanac couch for a debate. With a little more than a month to...

“Almanac” Debate Rules

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Congressional Race Rematch

Control of Congress could run through Minnesota. Another race to watch covers mostly suburbs in the south metro but also some farms and several...

Citizen Lane: Episode 2

Episode 2: Sanni and Sandy discover how Minnesotans are supporting aging seniors and their caregivers from Harmony to Eagan. Funding provided by AARP.    More about Citizen Lane Citizen Lane is produced...

First Congressional District: Top National Target

It's an open seat in a swing district. Voters here backed Presidents Bush, Obama and Trump. It's fiercely independent and hard to predict. Minnesota's...

Previewing “Citizen Lane”

  Common ground isn't an easy thing to find in 2018 America, but Twin Cities PBS recently drove a Shasta camper to all the places...
Police officer talking in front of a black and white photo of police officers in riot gear

America From Scratch: Should we police our police?

Should we raise the national standard for when police can use lethal force? The people of the United States are not united on how they...

Citizen Lane: Episode 1

  Episode 1: Sanni and Sandy learn how Minnesotans are boosting rural economies and planning to supplement their workforce as the “silver tsunami” hits. Funding provided by AARP. More about Citizen...
Citizen Lane Shasta

Citizen Lane

The "rural-urban" divide - it's a phrase that's tossed around plenty when it comes to politics. But what exactly are these dividing lines and how...
Minnesota State Demographer Susan Brower

Shifting Demographics in Minnesota

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