Financing the education of Minnesota’s kindergarten through grade 12 students takes nearly half of the state’s annual budget and by constitutional provision the funds must support a “uniform system” of public schools so that each student receives an “adequate” education. We believe more needs to be done to both insure that funding is adequate to [...]
Exuding a candidate’s optimism, President Barack Obama predicted last year that partisan fever in the Republican Party would break if he were re-elected. Now, only weeks removed from a government shutdown followed by perilous congressional flirtation with debt default, it’s reasonable to wonder whether fevered brinksmanship is the only way to write a budget in Washington.
The ultimate goal for many generations has been a college education for every child.
s the 113th session of Congress continues to slog along, mired deep in division over Obamacare, 8th District Congressman Rick Nolan, DFL-Crosby, believes there is room for compromise.
The Southwest Light Rail project, if built, will be the state’s most costly public works project ever.