July 7, 2023

Error in tax bill would cost Minnesota taxpayers $352 million, but leaders vow to fix it in time

It’s the kind of “oops” that can happen in the drafting of legislation that is hundreds of pages long being written with legislative deadlines approaching. […]
July 7, 2023

Did businesses receive more than $70,000 in PPP loan forgiveness on average?

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June 30, 2023

Stock market today: Another rally sends Wall Street nearly 16% higher for the first half of the year

Wall Street blazed to another rally Friday to close a winning week, month and first half of the year after reports suggested pressure on inflation […]
June 14, 2023

As planners contemplate light rail through north Minneapolis, who will pay to help residents and businesses stay?

Not that long ago, plans to extend Metro Transit’s Blue Line light rail service into the northwest suburbs barely touched Minneapolis’ North Side, bypassing some […]
June 14, 2023

Bakers and brewers barter for rhubarb, treating Minnesota to summer flavors

Josh Bruns estimates he could make 15 to 20 gallons of kombucha with 65 pounds of rhubarb. After a decade of homebrewing, Bruns thinks he’s […]
May 31, 2023

Minnesota lawmakers say they’re mulling over debt limit deal, but most, if not all, expected to support it

WASHINGTON – As they mulled over the debt ceiling and budget deal negotiated by House GOP leaders and the White House, Minnesota’s members of Congress […]
May 26, 2023

With pandemic program at an end, many Minnesotans will have to find work to keep food stamp benefits

WASHINGTON — Ashanti Davis, who lives in St. Paul, is among thousands of Minnesotans who will soon face what for him is a tough choice […]
May 25, 2023

Three years after George Floyd civil unrest, state offers $120 million for rebuilding businesses. Is it enough?

Kristel Porter has been waiting for someone to help rebuild north Minneapolis since long before George Floyd’s murder. Three years later, she is still waiting. […]
May 23, 2023

Details on Minnesota $2.6 billion bonding, infrastructure package came late. Here they are

The drought is over. Minnesota lawmakers on Monday passed a $2.58 billion package of infrastructure projects, snapping a nearly three-year period without what’s known as […]
May 23, 2023

‘Transformational’ and also ‘bonkers:’ Minnesota Legislature ends its session of historic spending, policy changes

If someone built a word cloud of all the DFL floor speeches of all their bills during this year’s legislative session, the dominant words would […]