Congress should pass new sanctions on Russia as meddling evidence grows

Congress should pass new sanctions on Russia as meddling evidence grows

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

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

June 22
Adopting code of ethics, redefining role of MSFA chair make sense.

Parade organizers should take no pride in decision to ban police

June 22
The hurt over the Yanez decision is understandable, but this won't help.
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.
Editorial
June 9

Stop the move to return diplomatic compounds to the Russians

There's evidence Moscow used the facilities for intelligence-gathering.
Editorial
June 9

May's big gamble scrambles the U.K. — again

Weakened prime minister effects Brexit, U.S.-U.K. "special relationship."
Editorial
June 9

As feds retreat, local leaders need to counter extremism

Local governments, businesses and nonprofits must fill the void.
Editorial
June 9

Minnesota's roads will be safer if all immigrants have driver's licenses

All should have to meet driver's education and insurance requirements.
Editorial
June 8

Under oath, Comey details Trump's 'lies' and Russia threat

Testimony leaves no doubt president pressured former FBI chief on Flynn.
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June 7

New help for Minnesota's college savers, debtors — and employers

These are tax changes worthy of the Brainpower State.
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