State Politics coverage

  • Updated: September 6, 2013 - 11:43 AM

Raise filing fee to weed out recreational Minneapolis candidates

By Editorial Board, Star Tribune October 13, 2013, 11:54 PM

An overcrowded ballot can spoil an election.

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MNsure debut is a civic milestone

By Editorial Board, Star Tribune September 30, 2013, 08:25 PM

There’s time to shop, compare. Enrollment extends through March.

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Editorial on child-care unions was wrong

By Lisa Thompson and Jennifer Munt, Star Tribune September 30, 2013, 08:16 PM

The Star Tribune’s anti-union editorial parrots the words of extreme right-wing agents, like the National Right to Work Foundation and the Freedom Foundation.

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Minnesota's home-grown health insurance exchange pays off

By JOE ATKINS, Star Tribune September 30, 2013, 07:39 AM

Contrast the results in Minnesota with those being seen in Wisconsin.

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Judge makes right call in Minnesota data snooping cases

By Editorial Board, Star Tribune September 26, 2013, 10:42 AM

Federal judge relieves state of liability for employee’s actions.

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In Minnesota, an alarming pitch for day care unions

By Editorial Board, Star Tribune September 23, 2013, 08:09 PM

Overregulation is not the problem in Minnesota.

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Former Minnesota Gov. Al Quie is out front on education

By LORI STURDEVANT, Star Tribune September 21, 2013, 05:37 PM

That's why he's endorsing a DFL candidate for Minneapolis mayor.

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Concerned about MNsure? We sure are.

By MICHELLE BENSON and SEAN NIENOW, Star Tribune September 21, 2013, 08:32 AM

Beyond its costs, there are worries about privacy. Questions must be answered.

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For better Minneapolis schools, support classrooms

By LYNN NORDGREN, Star Tribune September 19, 2013, 06:51 PM

Respect teachers. Make class sizes manageable.

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For better Minneapolis schools, embrace mayoral control

By FRANCIS X. SHEN, Star Tribune September 19, 2013, 06:51 PM

Evidence suggests that it helps.

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Managing feral cats in Minneapolis: Facts, values

By Hannah Specht, Star Tribune September 18, 2013, 07:51 PM

Researchers have no agenda but to clarify ecological relationships.

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Hennepin County sheriff: Lax marijuana enforcement is bad

By RICH STANEK, Star Tribune September 18, 2013, 07:51 PM

The federal government’s decision makes things harder for the rest of us.

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MNsure's data breach must be taken seriously

By Editorial Board, Star Tribune September 18, 2013, 07:44 PM

Data breach demands scrutiny, improvements.

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Gophers football: Epilepsy doesn't define Jerry Kill era

By Star Tribune Editorial Board, Star Tribune September 17, 2013, 12:03 AM

It’s a factor; this cannot be denied. But the University of Minnesota football coach knows best.

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Nicollet Mall: A truly public space?

By Editorial Board, Star Tribune September 16, 2013, 12:45 PM

Great (and worthy) expectations will face the winning design team.

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Rick Nolan, John Kerry, Syria and Vietnam

By LORI STURDEVANT, Star Tribune September 14, 2013, 04:01 PM

Two men once allied against war recently have found themselves on opposite sides.

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Minnesota human-rights agency still needed

By Editorial Board, Star Tribune September 14, 2013, 06:51 AM

It’s also important that claims be addressed in a timely fashion

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Try ranked-choice voting before Nov. 5

By Editorial Board, Star Tribune September 12, 2013, 09:00 PM

Minneapolis, St. Paul both offer pre-election info on RCV.

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Minnesota Orchestra: Star Tribune shouldn't echo leadership's dirge

By BRUCE RIDGE, Star Tribune September 12, 2013, 05:08 PM

Minnesotans deserve the facts about this community treasure's real potential and importance.

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Lock closure to fight carp is within reach

By Editorial Board, Star Tribune September 11, 2013, 08:35 PM

Solid work by state’s congressional delegation creates momentum.

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