Don't play legislative games with state bonding bill

Don't play legislative games with state bonding bill

Public infrastructure projects deserve Legislature's attention this year.

With focus on journalism, Hubbards have been major U supporters

April 21
Decision to add family name to school recognizes their contributions.

Franken bill would help get Minnesotans the skills, education needed for jobs that need filling.

April 21
Matching the right skills training, education with employment needs.
Editorial
April 20

Trump wisely moves to reform H-1B visa program

U.S. workers deserve first consideration for well-paying jobs.
Editorial
April 19

Stop the madness of distracted driving on Minnesota roads

State should join 14 others by banning the use of cellphones while driving.
Editorial
April 18

Now police can help and not just write a ticket

Vouchers for car light repairs are a creative solution to a nagging problem.
Editorial
April 18

Strategy, patience needed in face of threat posed by North Korea

Diplomacy is key to developing regional cohesion on a growing problem.
Editorial
April 17

Quit dodging and release your tax returns, Mr. President

With tax reform looming, Americans deserve details on Trump's finances.
Editorial
April 17

Dayton, Legislature need to find a solution for state's parks and trails

Modest increases in fees and state funding would help solve dilemma.
Editorial
April 16

New superintendent is a good fit to lead St. Paul schools

Joe Gothard's skills as unifying force should help in tackling big challenges.
Editorial
April 15

How to handle Minnesota's $1.65 billion surplus

Caution: That amount doesn't make Minnesota cash-rich. Here's the Editorial Board's "slow, steady" approach to the state budget.
Editorial
April 15

After flexing muscle, U.S. needs diplomacy on multiple fronts

Trump's policy reversals can be head-spinning, but some, like on NATO, are needed.
Editorial
April 13

Keep fighting AIDS 'until the job is done'

George W. Bush's farsighted health care program continues to save lives.
Editorial
April 12

Minnesota Legislature skimps on higher-ed funding

Can Minnesota be "The Brainpower State" with funding so low?
Editorial
April 11

After United fiasco, give consumers more protection

Overbooking is an airline's problem. It shouldn't become a passenger's.
Editorial
April 10

The tax fairness gap is gone in Minnesota

Legislators should keep Tax Incidence Study — and fairness — in mind.
Editorial
April 7

Don't stall momentum on Minnesota's tribal schools

Reverting to outdated aid cap would be a retreat for Legislature.
Editorial
April 7

Next for the U.S. in Syria: Follow missile strike with a measured strategy

Now that Trump has exercised military power, he must use diplomacy.
Editorial
April 7
In an image provided by the U.S. Navy, the destroyer USS Porter launch...

U.S. missile strike was a proportional response to sarin-gas attack in Syria

But Congress must be consulted on any escalation of military action.
Editorial
April 6

GOP's second attempt at a health care fix is rushed and flawed

Congressional leadership doubled down on the wrong prescriptions.
Editorial
April 5

Trump-Xi summit is critical for both U.S. and China

Effective diplomacy is essential to solve issues dividing the two nations.
Editorial
April 4

Kathleen Ridder made a difference for Minnesota women

A fun game can easily get out of hand. It's time for serious conversations.
Editorial
April 4

A warning to kids, parents on the dangers of 'Nerf Wars'

A fun game can easily get out of hand. It's time for serious conversations.
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