The world lost a true paragon of song and social activism when Pete Seeger passed away in January. In celebration of his life and legacy, Governor Dayton has declared Saturday, May 3, to be Pete Seeger Day in Minnesota, on what would have been his 95th birthday. A gathering of a wide-array of Minne ... More >>
In an 86-45 vote, the house passed a $10 billion health care bill that included funding for Minnesota's 70,000 uninsured kids. The senate passed a less generous health care package of its own, and the differences will have to be ironed out in a conference committee.
The "new" Tim Pawlenty looks a lot like the old one
Shifting political winds push children without medical coverage into Pawlenty's arms
Am I the only one who worries that the Heritage Foundation has secretly laid down a series of hiring recommendations for American newspapers? And that newspapers are playing ball?
Protecting kids to death
Will the Minnesota Legislature's slashing of childcare assistance for working families force more parents out of the workforce?
The federal No Child Left Behind law is threatening to wreck public education in Minnesota and elsewhere. That's what it was designed to do.
Critics of Minnesota's child-support system object to quick fix
Minnesota's success in providing health care to children is about to cost the state millions in federal funds
Why do we wait for families to fail before we offer services, before we offer needed assistance, before we offer a safe haven for children?
The City appears headed toward another lawsuit over property on Nicollet Mall