Health care setback shouldn't be an excuse to walk away from reform

Health care setback shouldn't be an excuse to walk away from reform

The Republican bill did not merit passage, but the challenge remains.

Nation needs the truth on Russian election meddling

March 24
Nation needs the truth on Russian election meddling
As list of links to Trump campaign grows, independent probe is needed.

Insurers are in driver's seat on state health 'reinsurance'

March 24
Insurers are in driver's seat on state health 'reinsurance'
We're seeing a pricey Band-Aid for the state's health market.
Editorial
March 22

Jamar Clark protest ended well despite miscues by city, police

Hodges, Harteau have work to do, but Minneapolis avoided "violent riots."
Editorial
March 22

Minnesota is a great choice for Expo 2023

The state has much to offer the Bureau of International Expositions.
Editorial
March 21

After despicable vandalism, Delano rejects racism

Hopefully vigil will help ease the pain of victimized family.
Editorial
March 21

Comey delivers a chilling take on Russian meddling, Trump's disinformation

Testimony by FBI director, others, point to an urgent need for independent probe.
Editorial
March 20

Dayton, GOP are far apart on budget proposals

Their visions are starkly different, and it's hard to envision compromise.
Editorial
March 18

Beware of Trump budget side effects: Treatment setbacks, loss of well-paying research jobs

Trump budget takes reckless aim at the National Institutes of Health.
Editorial
March 17

U expedition reveals climate challenge

Innovative approach shows the institution's relevance.
Editorial
March 17

Minnesota should brace for federal cuts

Legislators should follow Dayton's lead in preparing for a Trump storm.
Editorial
March 17

Luger resignation, rash policymaking threaten Minnesota progress on countering extremism

Rash policymaking in D.C. threatens hard-won local progress on countering extremism.
Editorial
March 17

Minnesota lawmakers should not approve proposals that would weaken gun control rules.

Minnesota doesn't need weaker gun control rules.
Editorial
March 16

U.S.-Germany alliance essential

Trump-Merkel meeting should reflect enduring transatlantic ties.
Editorial
March 16

Why state courts seek more funds

A tight labor market affects government too.
Editorial
March 15
The Gophers' Nate Mason and Reggie Lynch.

Gophers' rebound season sparks hoops hope

Players, coach Pitino improve upon last year's performance, behavior.
Editorial
March 14

Brutal CBO score suggests GOP's Obamacare replacement needs a replacement

CBO weighs in on the Obamacare replacement. Buyer beware, especially for older Americans.
Editorial
March 13

Surdyk's owner wrong to sell liquor last weekend, four months before Sunday sales are officially legal.

Why wait to sell booze on Sundays? Because it's still illegal.
Editorial
March 13

How to fix legislative compensation

Legislators should take the pay raise and eliminate per diem.
Editorial
March 13

Audit wisely recommends more focused approach to student testing

There are better ways to help Minnesota educators use results to help kids.
Editorial
March 10

Trump's budget ideas are a gambler's dream

He appears to want to give something to everyone, regardless of U.S. debt.
Editorial
March 10

The Equal Rights Amendment is back, and it's still needed

Legislators can help finish the quest for gender equity under the law.
Editorial
March 10

Madelia finally gets promised state aid after fire

When trouble strikes, Minnesotans want their government to respond.
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