Numerous surveys and polls indicate that students lack knowledge regarding both our history and our form of government. To address this historical ignorance, U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., inserted a...Read full report
Minnesota’s Constitution imposes some important limitations on a city’s tax power. For several years, the city of St. Paul has imposed a right-of-way assessment on all property owners to fund road...Read full article
Why fight over light rail when there's bus rapid transit? BRT is cheaper than LRT. It could actually ease congestion and, if it fails, it's less down the drain....Read full article
Allow me to juxtapose two news stories. The first is a local story, a small rebellion so obscure you might not have noticed it, which signals an important shift in regional partnerships. The other is ...Read full article
The unexpected turnover of government underway in Washington dominates the headlines. But in 2016, Minnesota voters also backed an unusually high number of candidates out to drain the swamp in local g...Read full post
The free ride for luxury suite tickets to Vikings games and other events at U.S. Bank Stadium for political pals of Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority big-wigs Ted Mondale and Michele Kelm-Helgen h...Read full post
The Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services has ordered the suspension of contract talks between the Service Employees International Union representing personal care attendants and state negotiators to...Read full post
No matter what you think about the financing deal for U.S. Bank Stadium (not much), we can all agree that public infrastructure projects should not be turned into partisan slush funds for political in...Read full post
This presentation is designed to give lawmakers and citizens basic information about how the Met Council compares to other large, metro area bodies both in terms of governance structure and scope of a...
American Experiment’s Katherine Kersten and Kim Crockett are joining key legislators for a Town Meetings in Burnsville that discussed new developments in how the Met Council is using its Thriv...