New education spending this session should focus on preschool, higher ed

New education spending this session should focus on preschool, higher ed

Legislators must find a compromise.

Clear the air for vets on threat posed by Iraq, Afghanistan burn pits

April 29
Clear the air for vets on threat posed by Iraq, Afghanistan burn pits
Klobuchar legislation would create center to study smoke hazards.

Great Lakes Compact must be protected, with no exceptions

April 29
Great Lakes Compact must be protected, with no exceptions
Dayton can help protect the lakes by exercising his veto power.
Editorial
April 28

'American Roulette': The role of gun laws in domestic violence

Background checks would not save all victims, but they're needed.
Editorial
April 28

Legislature should embrace push for more orderly lawmaking

Deadline for spending, tax bills would make process more transparent.
Editorial
April 27

MnSCU hops on the rebranding bandwagon

By whatever brand, 31 institutions should start functioning as a system.
Editorial
April 26

Credit Target for embracing inclusion with transgender policy

Boycott is doomed to fail, because it's on the wrong side of human rights.
Editorial
April 26

Allies need to offer more to anti-ISIL fight

Incremental increase in U.S. troops should spur stronger regional effort.
Editorial
April 25

Fools and fast cars are a dangerous mix

Men who hit speeds of 110 mph on I-394 endangered innocent motorists.
Editorial
April 25

Paisley Park could be Minnesota's Graceland

The Chanhassen compound was a unique reflection of its owner. It deserves to serve as a lasting tribute to him.
Editorial
April 25

Countering extremism in Minnesota

Local initiatives can be lauded, but funding is inadequate to support Somali community.
Editorial
April 23

Countering extremism in Minnesota: A beautiful goal, barely begun

Local initiatives can be lauded, but funding is inadequate to support Somali community.
Editorial
April 22

Met Council reform could be a transportation deal maker for Legislature

A Citizens League task force offers sensible suggestions on changes.
Editorial
April 22

U.S. must lead to promote on human and news media freedom

Bracing reports from the State Department, Reporters Without Borders.
Editorial
April 22

Felon voting bans have a racist past

Minnesota should be a leader in restoring the right to cast a ballot.
Editorial
April 21

Constructive competition needed as parties vet presidential candidates

It's too soon for opponents of the presidential front-runners to step aside.
Editorial
April 21

Mourning Prince, a brilliant Minnesota original

Creative and quirky native son leaves a musical legacy that will endure.
Editorial
April 20

State of the City: Having more citizens share in St. Paul's progress is key

A more diverse workforce would better reflect growing population.
Editorial
April 19

Keep government out of bathrooms

Minnesota bill to restrict use based on biological gender is a solution in search of a problem.
Editorial
April 18

Don't stifle Cook County debate over copper mining

The county's residents have stake in both mining and wilderness.
Editorial
April 15

End the overcrowding in Minnesota's jails

Lawmakers should act to lower incarceration rates, rehabilitate more inmates.
Editorial
April 15

Don't delay needed transportation funding in Minnesota

A modest increase for infrastructure would be better than none at all.
Editorial
April 15

Theater for all at an affordable price

Innovative push by Guthrie brings live theater into movie-ticket range.