The Twin Cities Met Council: A Comparative Assessment This report is designed to give lawmakers and citizens basic information about how the Met Council compares to other large, metro area bodies bot...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
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
Gov. Mark Dayton did not just veto a tax bill last week that passed with an overwhelming legislative majority. He also vetoed the pension bill, which was crafted under the Pension Commission leadershi...Read full article
It's safe to say there won't be an outcry from Bloomington residents over the city's decision to shut down its branch of the Department of Motor Vehicles. There's probably not a lot of grassroots su...Read full post
According to new data, during the shutdown, workers already earning over $100k saw their incomes grow and their lives improve. This cannot be said, however, for low-income workers. This just goes to s...Read full post
A group representing thousands of Minnesota parents has filed a motion in federal court requesting an immediate injunction prohibiting Gov. Tim Walz from enforcing the state's "dangerous mask mandate ...Read full post
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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...