Last week, Gov. Mark Dayton said that unlike Keith Ellison, he supported President Obama's move to allow those whose health insurance plans were canceled in the wake of the Affordable Care Act to keep their policies for another year.SEE ALSO: Bachmann compares subsidized health care to crack But tur ... More >>
Now here's a question worth millions: What's the best way to police the police?Communities United Against Police Brutality is pushing an amendment to the Minneapolis City charter that would force cops to carry professional liability insurance and pay out of their own pockets when they're found to ha ... More >>
In September, President Obama mocked Michele Bachmann's worry that the Affordable Care Act "literally kills women, kills children, [and] kills senior citizens." But if Michele can be believed, the law, combined with her stubbornness about using the balky HealthCare.gov website, might endanger the he ... More >>
Minnesotans are just hot, period. But recent data indicates our state is particularly hot in the areas of job creation and personal income.SEE ALSO: Economic recovery? What economic recovery? Mpls donut shop hiring... an unpaid internAccording to the latest U.S. Department of Commerce data, per capi ... More >>
We planned to take a least a 24-hour break from posting about Michele Bachmann... but then we saw video of remarks she made on the House floor today on the third anniversary of Obamacare's passage.SEE ALSO: Bachmann: Contraception mandate step toward one-child policy [VIDEO]It's no secret Michele ha ... More >>
We ride bikes and go skinny dipping in urban lakes. And when we stop for a beer on the way home and charge it to our credit card, we pay that thing down more promptly than folks anywhere else in the country. According to Experian's latest analysis of credit scores across the country, Minneapolitans ... More >>
Education comes second to institutional income at a steep price
See Also:Kevin Steinman talks songwriting and the power of performingKevin Steinman checks in from Norway to talk about the aftermath of the Oslo tragedyKevin Steinman will be a Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter until later this summer. After a farewell show at Bryant Lake Bowl on July 23, he's mo ... More >>
Compared to our five-state-area neighbors, Minnesotans like to live beyond our means.According to a new study by the Washington nonprofit Corporation for Enterprise Development, the average Minnesotan carries $10,355 in credit card debt. Residents of 27 states have more per-consumer credit card debt ... More >>
Bill O'Reilly picked on Bachmann in a way that Fox News normally doesn't.Michele Bachmann was on TV last night for a little plugging from her favorite channel, Fox News, and its most popular host, Bill O'Reilly. But instead of the typical "we're in this together, go get the black guy -- I mean ba ... More >>
State Sen. John Carlson, planning for a grabber.With some disturbingly audible heavy breathing, State Sen. John Carlson took to the floor at the Capitol yesterday to proudly declare that he doesn't bother seeing the doctor. Why? Because it may help him bag an annual $1,500, courtesy of Minnes ... More >>
But HealthPartners and other insurance companies won't pay for it
Mark Dayton meets the press today.Congress passed health care reform. But in Minnesota, former Gov. Tim Pawlenty said we couldn't have it. Today, making good on campaign promises, Mark Dayton said that we can. And his two executive orders can't be stopped by the new Republican-controlled Legisl ... More >>
Meanwhile 15.7 percent of graduates default
Administration lax on cleaning up AIG, Bear Stearns, and Lehman Brothers
Speaking to a nearly packed Target Center, he gave a more folksy version of his health care reform speech given to the joint session of Congress earlier this week.
Obama will speak at 12:30 p.m. at the rally, which is free and open to the public. Access is first come, first served.
The fall of the Denny Hecker empire continues with the latest news that he has now filed for personal bankruptcy as his auto empire in Minnesota crumbles.
The Minnesota Home Ownership Center says people at risk of losing their homes should act NOW if they want some help from the government.
That would come at a hefty price tag of $70 billion. By comparison, it's a drop in the hat next to the more than $800 billion stimulus package just passed by the U.S. House.
With a new bill, Northwest puts Wall Street in first class and throws its retiring workers in steerage
The number of foreclosures on Twin Cities homes spikes
Welcome, friend, to the booming field of "subprime" mortgages. Think you can't afford a house? You're probably right, but that won't stop us from putting you in one!
Alan Greenspan and America's unreal estate
The state's housing bubble and the renters who love it
How a once-mighty union sold out thousands of workers on the eve of retirement
If the state won't stop shady lenders, maybe cities will
Advocates fight against predatory lenders and for regulatory relief
In Cannon Falls, the Class Act strip club supplies ample fodder for a legal brawl in federal court
Roll those credit cards into your mortgage, urge the ads, and your overall monthly bills will plummet. Sound too good to be true? It is.