Keep the internet fair and open to all

Keep the internet fair and open to all

Trump administration's plan to end net neutrality would hurt consumers.

To put a spotlight on health risks of PFCs, take 3M case to court

December 11
To put a spotlight on health risks of PFCs, take 3M case to court
Going to trial vs. settling state suit would add to public's understanding.

A Metro Transit strike would be a Super Bowl loss for Twin Cities

December 8
A Metro Transit strike would be a Super Bowl loss for Twin Cities
The agency and its union need to focus on driver and public safety.
Editorial
December 8

Congress should keep working on tax reform

Competing House, Senate bills have failed deficit and transparency tests.
Editorial
December 8

More idiocy on guns, thanks to the NRA and U.S. House

Senate should stop misguided conceal-carry legislation before it costs lives.
Editorial
December 7

Franken is no victim as he leaves the Senate

He deserves credit, however, for a decision that's best for Minnesota.
Editorial
December 6
FILE - In this July 12, 2017, file photo, Senate Judiciary Committee m...

Star Tribune Editorial Board: Franken should resign

He's lost the ability to be an effective U.S. senator.
Editorial
December 5

Get to work now on Minnesota's forecast budget deficit

Dayton, GOP leaders should heed red ink warning and start planning.
Editorial
December 4

Minneapolis City Council wisely moves to put more police officers on the streets

Election revealed deep concerns about gun violence, especially downtown.
Editorial
December 1
Hennepin County kicks off 100 day campaign to get 150 homeless youths ...

Credit Hennepin County program for helping homeless youth

Effort exceeded its goals and made the key link to employment.
Editorial
December 1

Flynn plea suggests more scrutiny of Russia meddling is needed, not less.

President Trump may be tempted to fire special counsel if Flynn provides details to investigators.
Editorial
December 1

We've reached a watershed moment for women and men

Coming to terms with sex harassment and assault is painful, necessary.
Editorial
November 30

St. Paul can do better than Minneapolis on minimum wage question

City needs to weigh policy that balances interests of workers, employers.
Editorial
November 29

Extend the sign-up period for healthcare.gov

Give all consumers what Minnesotans already have — extra time.
Editorial
November 28

State Department cutbacks are irresponsible, unwise

Experienced, expert diplomats are needed to quell crises.
Editorial
November 27

Franken's apology fails the full candor test

He seems to be saying, 'I'm sorry for what you think I did.'
Editorial
November 22

Giving thanks while remaining mindful

There is much to celebrate, ponder on Thanksgiving 2017.
Editorial
November 22

Back to the future with Dayton's on Nicollet Mall

Reattaching retailer's name is one of many things to like about project.
Editorial
November 22

Early reviews are in — and positive — on St. Croix bridge

The beautiful crossing is the result of years of bipartisan effort.
Editorial
November 22

State should hit pause on Medica's $90M transfer to for-profit affiliate

Health officials moved too quickly to approve Medica's $90 million transfer.
Editorial
November 21

Mugabe's resignation good news for Zimbabwe

But probable successor is tainted, and the task ahead is daunting.
Editorial
November 20

Seek balance on polling place speech

Preserving free speech while protecting voters is a balance that deserves careful consideration.
Editorial
November 17

Domestic-abuse reforms are blueprint for addressing abuse of elderly

Message must be sent that abusers will pay the price.
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