In anticipation of losing the Janus case, the union is trying to do two things: first, it wants to lock in your membership dues. Note the language in the renewal form: it authorizes dues deductions “irrespective of union membership.” What does that mean? Second, the union is trying to update its database so it has full contact information including the last four digits of your social security number, your cell phone and personal email address. The union does not need that data to represent you.
In the last two weeks, our ever-expanding Metropolitan Council announced that it intends to become the owner of a rail corridor in order to facilitate the construction and operation of the Southwest Light Rail line (SWLRT), which would be an extension of the current Green Line. Specifically for the new line the Council would own the rail corridor and operate light rail trains adjacent to freight trains. It seems no task is too big for our uniquely unelected regional authority, which has by far the largest budget and scope of any such organization in the country. So where would that...
Fantasy sports are increasingly popular in Minnesota. So, of course, the state government wants to get involved.
A new provision in the Minnesota House of Representatives Energy and Jobs Omnibus bill includes a giveaway to wind developers at your expense. It is yet another step in the wrong direction on energy.
Kanye West tweeted out a supportive message for black conservative media personality Candace Owens, and Twitter lost its mind. Candace Owens—the communications director for Turning Point USA and creator of the YouTube channel called Red Pill Black—uses her voice to encourage the black community to change its mentality from “victim” to “victor.” Needless to say, this perspective is not popular with the left. Join the Center for a lunch forum featuring Candace Owens on Tuesday, May 8.