Minnesota Senate's police body-cam bill hinders public access

Minnesota Senate's police body-cam bill hinders public access

Lawmakers need to strike a better balance between privacy, transparency.

Neediest families in Minnesota are overdue for a boost

May 4
Neediest families in Minnesota are overdue for a boost
Political neglect is hurting the Minnesota Family Investment Program.

Don't let Iraq turmoil slow down fight against ISIL

May 3
Don't let Iraq turmoil slow down fight against ISIL
Political schisms threaten needed unity to retake Mosul.
Editorial
May 3

A troubling Minnesota Poll on Jamar Clark case, race and the police

It's even more important to push for better police-community relations.
Editorial
May 2

Poll shows unhappy voters want solutions, not rhetoric

Minnesotans are hungry for more than Post-it note talking points.
Editorial
May 2

For Minnesotans, plenty to cheer for in Olympic women's basketball

Minnesota Lynx players make up one-third of team headed to Brazil.
Editorial
April 29

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

Legislators must find a compromise.
Editorial
April 29

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

Klobuchar legislation would create center to study smoke hazards.
Editorial
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.