Congress must find a new path for 'dreamers'

Congress must find a new path for 'dreamers'

There's a worthy compromise available, if lawmakers are willing to act.

Take action now to sign up for health insurance

December 15
Take action now to sign up for health insurance
But note there are options beyond Jan. 14 for those who qualify.

Congressional failure on CHIP, health center funding is a disgrace

December 15
Congressional failure on CHIP, health center funding is a disgrace
State must continue to step up to help Minnesota's neediest.
Editorial
December 15

Metro school leaders craft a new plan to tackle learning disparities

It's a worthwhile effort to address Minnesota's persistent achievement gap.
Editorial
December 14

Impact of embassy site move reaches beyond Jerusalem

Mideast peace, regional relationships and E.U. alliances are all strained.
Editorial
December 14

As Dayton's pick, Ms. Smith goes to Washington

Lt. Gov. Tina Smith will have a full workload as she moves to U.S. Senate.
Editorial
December 13

Thanks, Alabama, for doing the right thing

Roy Moore didn't deserve to serve in the U.S. Senate.
Editorial
December 12

Keep the internet fair and open to all

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