Politics & Policy

Red Lake Tribal Council to research feasibility of marijuana

The Red Lake Tribal Council.

RED LAKE, Minn. – Although the subject was not on the printed agenda for the Red Lake Tribal Council at the regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Jan.


Mall of America, where civil liberties go to buy

The Black Lives Matter Minneapolis protest in December. Jason Foederer via MPR and Bluestem Prairie.

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The Miracle of Two Minneapolises in Prenatal Care

Prenatal care by Minneapolis neighborhood.

While looking around for some data for another project, I ran into Minneapolis Health Department’s Reports.


Jewish Voice for Peace Minnesota on Israel

Members of Jewish Voice for Peace Minnesota formed a December 13th panel to discuss their journeys as Jewish people to speak out on behalf of Palestinian rights in Israel at. From the left:  Marc Trius, Allan Malkis, Marisa Katz, Ilana Rossoff and Andy Berman. The forum was sponsored by Women Against Military Madness and Middle East Peace Now.



MN GOP, DFL Vote To Give Governor One Day Window To Raise Pay

A deal apparently brokered between House Republican leaders, Senate Democratic leaders and Governor Dayton will allow the governor to raise the pay of his commissioners without legislative approval


Putting pizzazz in public policy

Rep. Nick Zerwas, R-Elk River, University public affairs student Tane Danger and Rep. Dan Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, talk Minnesota politics in the Cowles Auditoriom and Atrium on Wednesday night. Danger is the co-founder of the Theater of Public Policy.

Brandon Boat and Tane Danger are taking the script out of politics.


How the Metro vs. Greater Minnesota Debate is Playing Out in the Legislature

In state politics, there’s nothing new about tensions between rural Minnesota and the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

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