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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…

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    As the administration of Gov. Tim Walz prepares to lead Minnesota for the next four years, the former congressman from Mankato will certainly face hurdles and challenges. One thing is certain for the new governor: Minnesota is much better off today than it was eight years ago.

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The Tuesday, Nov. 6 election has an overwhelming national focus that may be obliterating views of important local issues. This fall, 35 Minnesota school districts are presenting their voters with critical property tax levy questions to fund school operations. In addition, 25 school districts…

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Minnesota’s next governor will need to unite a state divided over social issues and clashing rural-urban goals. He also will have the opportunity to build on the current economic boom, pulling from a vast store of natural and human resources.

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A year ago, Al Franken was busy serving as one of Minnesota’s U.S. Senators. Much has changed since then, with Franken resigning his post under misconduct allegations and Tina Smith heading to Washington, D.C. as junior senator. State law requires the remaining two years of the Franken term …

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The Adams/ECM Editorial Board has interviewed both Pete Stauber and Joe Radinovich for endorsement in the congressional race for Minnesota’s 8th District. Both candidates well represent constituents of their party’s base. Both candidates bring a passion to the race and to the job and that pa…

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As political history continues to be written in the United States, Minnesota figures like Hubert Humphrey, Walter Mondale and Eugene McCarthy will forever be remembered as pillars of the Democratic Party, both for their service to state and country.

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Minnesotans savor every minute of summer. We are feverishly out and about – boating, swimming, fishing, hiking, biking – you name it, we do it — with great pleasure and enthusiasm. These beautiful sun-filled days will be gone before we know it, we must enjoy now.

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The savagery that struck Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14 continues to awaken the consciousness of the country. When 14 students and three adults were gunned down by a former student wielding an assault rifle, a youth movement was born from the tragedy.

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    This is the sixth installment in an editorial series called The Changing Face of Minnesota. This year, the ECM Publishers Editorial Board is examining demographic changes and disparities in Minnesota that center around race, education, wealth, age, region and employment.

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    This is the fifth installment in an editorial series called The Changing Face of Minnesota. This year, the ECM Publishers Editorial Board is examining demographic changes and disparities in Minnesota that center around race, wealth, age, region and employment.

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    Abuse of coworkers, subordinates, associates, acquaintances, male or female is wrong. Intimidation and coercion through power and position is wrong. Gender bias and gender arrogance is wrong. Suppression of human value, accomplishment and subsequent diminished reward, especially by gende…