Sen. Omar Fateh Says Charter Amendment Vote Gives Mpls. Chance For 'New Approach To Public Safety'The amendment is getting attention way beyond Minneapolis. As Fateh put it, the world is watching to see what the outcome of the charter vote will be.
New Poll Shows Minneapolis Residents Support Charter Amendment Replacing PoliceA new Minnesota poll finds residents are in favor of the controversial charter amendment that would replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a Department of Public Safety.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Voices Support For Minneapolis Public Safety AmendmentThere will be an emergency court hearing Monday over the latest wording of a Minneapolis charter amendment that seeks to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a Department of Public Safety.
As Students Head Back To Class, Schools Juggle Catching Up And Fighting COVIDThis week will mark the first day of school for many Minnesota kids. Educators face the daunting task of trying to overcome the learning losses of the past two school years, and of course keeping kids and staff safe from COVID.
Rep. Dean Phillips: 'We Will Assess Very Deeply What Went Wrong' In AfghanistanPhillips, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, is also one of the few Democratic members of Congress who has publicly voiced criticism of the Biden administration's handling of the crisis.
As School Year Approaches, COVID Developments Cause Concern For ParentsAs we head towards the start of school there are a lot of questions for parents about COVID-19.
Sen. Tina Smith Says Democrats 'Are Going To Push As Hard As We Can' For Federal Paid Family LeaveThe U.S. is the only developed nation that does not have a federal paid family leave policy. In Congress, efforts to change that have been moving forward slowly.
Law Professor Says Republicans Can Make Case Rep. John Thompson 'Brought Disrepute' To House Rep. John Thompson's lawyer says he won't resign amidst old allegations of domestic abuse. But representatives of both parties, including the governor and House speaker, want him gone and have asked him to resign.
What Can The State Do To Combat Gun Violence?The violence this weekend continues to force the question of what cities and even the state could do to prevent more shootings.
MN Legislature's Compromise On Police Reform Leaves Out Key ProposalsThe Minnesota State Legislature has come to a compromise on some police reforms, but the agreement leaves out some key proposals that the People of Color Caucus were calling for.
With 10 Days Left In Special Session, Legislators Still Have Plenty Of Work To DoThe Minnesota Legislature has 10 days to get all 15 budget bills done or the state government will shut down.
Brooklyn Center Sets Police Reform Model For State LegislatureThe city of Brooklyn Center, where Daunte Wright was killed in April, has already passed some of the reforms some legislators are proposing.
Police Reform A Major Sticking Point As Legislative Session Nears Its EndSaturday, the city of Brooklyn Center did what the state legislature has not been able to: pass comprehensive changes to policing.
Legalized Marijuana Heads For Floor Vote In Minnesota HouseThis week, the Democrat-controlled Minnesota House is expected to vote on a bill legalizing marijuana -- and it is expected to pass.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar's New Book 'Antitrust' Argues Consolidation Is Hurting AmericansSen. Amy Klobuchar has written a new book about what she believes is one of the biggest threats facing the country -- the threat of Monopoly power.