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Before the COVID-19 pandemic, police reform and civil unrest captured voters’ attention, the nation was in a longstanding debate about how to reform our immigration system. On one extreme, we have some who want to open up our borders to everyone, and on the other, we have those who want to s…

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic, police reform and civil unrest captured voters’ attention, the nation was in a longstanding debate about how to reform our immigration system. On one extreme, we have some who want to open up our borders to everyone, and on the other, we have those who want to s…

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If the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis has taught us anything it is that police and social justice reform are sorely needed in Minnesota. One reform that must be tackled is the ever-growing achievement gap in public education and the fact children of color, American Indian children and …

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As the coronavirus pandemic has burned across the United States, we’ve heard a lot about frontline heroes. The efforts by doctors, nurses, health care workers and first responders are immeasurable to the country.

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Nothing is as usual. Our home is still our castle but it is also a place of confinement. Our friends are still our friends but from at least six feet and six weeks apart. Families are still very much the cornerstone of society. It is now the rule every day, every hour, and in every nook and …

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Federal, state and local officials have been swiftly moving to combat the spread of COVID-19. We urge continued speedy agreement among our leaders as we work together to address this very serious health concern against this new virus.

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There is no questioning the success and popularity of public charter schools. In 1992, Minnesota became the first state to establish charter schools and today more than 57,000 students are enrolled in 168 schools. That represents 6.7% of the school-age population. Growth in the past 13 years…

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On March 3, Minnesotans will go to the polls to help its major political parties choose their presidential candidates. Sort of. Unlike the legislative and local government primary held in August or the general election held in November, the presidential primary will have some important differences.

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After much discussion, debate and disagreement, our state’s leaders decided to approve a transportation budget for the coming biennium that looks very much like the past two years.

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Now that Gov. Tim Walz and the 2019 Legislature have begun work, we believe their agenda must include correcting a serious breach of constitutional authority that includes an ill-conceived financial scheme. This 2018 legislation thwarts the will of Minnesota voters and compounds the costs of…