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No tax hikes this session
Earlier today, the Minnesota legislature has announced that they have agreed on a $52 billion budget for the next biennium. As reported by the Star Tribune, The leaders of the…
Parents’ petition forces St. Peter schools to rethink cutting popular police officer
St. Peter school administrators just got a crash course in the power of social media. Not only from students but also parents and other residents of the southern Minnesota community…
The ‘living wage’ fallacy
The April jobs report was bad news for the post-COVID-19 economic recovery. Across the United States, employers added just 266,000 jobs and the unemployment rate ticked up to 6.1%. This…
Provision in Senate education bill would make classrooms safer for educators
Minnesota legislators are currently negotiating the E-12 education omnibus bill, which involves hashing out the differences between the House version and the Senate version before a final version is approved.…
Introducing the American Experiment
American Experiment Impact 2021
Is Minnesota Next?
In February, more than 4.5 million Texas families suffered through a week of power outages due to inadequate electricity supplies. What caused these blackouts, and how can we make sure…
Support Mining in Minnesota
Minnesota is the place to mine for critical minerals.
Anti-cop student leaders at U of M under fire
Anti-cop student activists at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus are finding what goes around comes around.
Walz loses in court, settles with churches
For the first time since invoking emergency orders, Gov. Tim Walz lost a court battle challenging his emergency powers, specifically his orders limiting church worship services, treating them differently than…
The Biden plan: Bringing Critical Race Theory into public schools
Take action! Your feedback on Biden's proposed rule is needed by May 19, 2021.
Goldman Sachs: ‘Copper is the new oil.’ Will Minnesota be the next North Dakota?
A new report by Goldman Sachs makes a bold claim: copper is the new oil. If this is true, it means Minnesota, which has some of the largest undeveloped copper…
A new unemployment problem: it pays too well
This op ed appeared in the Star Tribune on April 28th, 2021 As Minnesota’s economy slowly begins to recover from COVID-19 and the measures taken by state government to fight…