Legislature

Structural Racism At Root Of Offensive Remark About North Minneapolis

Others booed, but Rep. Rena Moran (DFL-St.Paul) thought for several hours before responding to an offensive remark Rep. Jim Newberger (R-Becker) had made about North Minneapolis.

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Everyone deserves an ID card regardless of status

Supporters of SF271, which would give undocumented immigrants the ability to get drivers' licenses, gather outside the MN Senate chamber after it passed in 2013.

Everyone, regardless of status, has the right to obtain an unmarked identification card.
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COMMUNITY VOICES | Honoring sacrifices requires more than a memorial

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Tommy Johnson

Minnesota Military Family Tribute groundbreaking, Capitol grounds, St Paul, Mn - 04 June 2014

On June 4th there was a groundbreaking ceremony for the Minnesota Military Family Tribute (read="memorial") at the Minnesota State Capitol.  And it was a nice occasion; speakers included Gold

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Legislators mostly listened to students/community activists urging more info about Post Sec Options

 “As a graduate of the PSEO Program I can honestly say that participating is one of the smartest decisions I've ever made, and I would encourage every student to participate in this program, a

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Carla Arneson

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The arts, outdoor activities, music, pets, watching wildlife, travel and meeting people
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Arts, crafts, photography, writing, teaching, northern Minnesota, reading, animals and birds, horses, nature, meeting people, travel, research, climate change

Sierra Club Climate Team Meeting WSP/SSP/IGH area

10/08/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The Sierra Club Clean Air and Renewable Energy Committee team in Mendota Hts, WSP, SSP and Inver Grove Hts area is meeting on Oct 8.

COMMUNITY VOICES | An outdoors sportsman on gun control

Doug Lind delivers another strong commentary on the lack of progress of gun regulation legislation in Minnesota when it has been accomplished in Connecticut and elsewhere.

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OPINION | Fairer taxes, brighter future

Governor Mark Dayton’s new budget is a blueprint for fairer taxes and a brighter future for Minnesota families.  His reform
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FREE SPEECH ZONE | GOP tax proposal has no basis of fact

Like a bad meal, brought up again, the Republican dominated Senate repeated the old myth that business tax breaks will create jobs ("Minnesota GOP proposals would phase out state property taxes

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