Transportation bill focused on roads, bridges motors toward full House

A rally for transportation funding at the state capitol this year.

A transportation bill that places heavy emphasis on roads and bridges — and, its critics say, neglects metro area transit needs — is headed for the House Floor.

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Student debt is a problem for everyone

Bring up student loans anywhere near a college campus and you’re sure to get more than a little nervous laughter.
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When We Talk About "Homelessness", What are We Really Talking About?

Currie Avenue, Minneapolis

I start quite deliberately with the scare quotes above because it is one of my primary objectives here to articulate my discomfort with the way the term “homelessness” is conventionally used.

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Watch it Live: Governor Dayton's State of the State Address