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
In November, Minnesota voters will be asked to approve a constitutional amendment that would require people to present a photo ID before voting. In light of Minnesota’s loose voting rules and disput...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
One thing was confirmed this week during Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's hearings: There is such a thing as a dumb question. And an article by political blog PoliZette credited three out of the t...Read full post
The proverbial divide between urban and rural Minnesotans gets a lot of attention these days. Look no further than today’s Star Tribune on how metro area residents get the short end of the stick...Read full post
Shrimp for 69 cents a pound anyone? That would be quite a bargain for sea food lovers. But not so much for taxpayers. Yet that’s how much some legislators want Minnesotans to pay in order to get shr...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...