Supreme Court's travel ban decision creates new confusion

Supreme Court's travel ban decision creates new confusion

Justices should have waited to weigh the full case in the fall.

CBO gives Senate health care bill a toxic score

June 27
The proposed "cure" would make health care less affordable for most.

Trump administration takes a pragmatic step to counter violent extremism

June 26
Funding a grants program for community groups boosts national security.
Editorial
June 25

Improvements at North High lay foundation for even more academic advancement

Improved school climate, outcomes at Minneapolis inner city school.
Editorial
June 23

Court should settle Minnesota Legislature's pay issue

Refusing a council-ordered salary hike is constitutionally dubious.
Editorial
June 23

Neighboring senators, Medicaid's fate is on you

Small-town providers, patients would bear brunt of GOP's cuts.
Editorial
June 23

Congress should pass new sanctions on Russia as meddling evidence grows

The Senate has taken bipartisan action to send a strong message to Russia.
Editorial
June 22

Parade organizers should take no pride in decision to ban police

The hurt over the Yanez decision is understandable, but this won't help.
Editorial
June 22

U.S. Bank Stadium's governing board cleans up its act

Adopting code of ethics, redefining role of MSFA chair make sense.
Editorial
June 21

A strategic plan is needed for higher education in Minnesota

With talent shortage worsening, standing pat won't do.
Editorial
June 20

Speed, secrecy raise legitimate doubts about GOP health reform

Patients, providers need time to absorb and weigh in on Senate's plan.
Editorial
June 19

A nonviolent response to the controversial Philando Castile verdict

Credit protesters, law enforcement and public officials.
Editorial
June 19

Trump's Cuba retreat hurts U.S. and Minnesota

A return to the failed policies of the past will not bring change in Cuba.
Editorial
June 16

Minnesota-made health solutions needed as federal government creates leadership vacuum

Minnesota legislators need to keep moving forward post-session to make medical care affordable.
Editorial
June 16

In Minneapolis, businesses are at a tipping point

Election-year politics have spurred wrongheaded business mandates.
Editorial
June 16

A welcome rebound for Minnesota exports

First quarterly jump since late 2014 shows the power of open markets.
Editorial
June 16

Veto dispute leads to a credit warning for Minnesota

More reason to quickly resolve the latest Dayton-Legislature fight.
Editorial
June 16

Hoping for a peaceful response to Yanez verdict

Issues of race and policing linger after jury finds officer not guilty.
Editorial
June 15

Metro Transit finds firmer financial footing — for now

Threats to the service's operations and future plans persist.
Editorial
June 14

A loathsome ambush at a baseball diamond

The best response to Virginia shooting is to show national resolve.
Editorial
June 13

GOP senators from Midwest shouldn't aid in gutting Medicaid

Where do senators from Dakotas, Iowa and Wisconsin stand on cuts?
Editorial
June 12

No raise for Minnesota's poorest families — again

MFIP's puny grants undermine its policy intentions.
Editorial
June 10

Minnesota's shaky state budget needs strengthening

The problem goes beyond a tax bill that's too big.
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