DFL Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk agrees a working group should be formed to discuss the walleye situation on Mille Lacs. Read more →
Amnesty International will meet next week in Dublin to debate a proposal that prostitution is a human right.
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Nearly half of all current federal prisoners are serving sentences for drug crimes. Read more →
Chief Keef, 19, had billed the performance as a “Stop the Killing” benefit concert. Read more →
The Commission on Judicial Selection has forwarded the names of three candidates Gov. Mark Dayton will consider for the vacant seat on the state supreme court. Read more →
Harvard Prof. Larence Lessig thinks so, and he says it is the only way to root out corruption in the political process.
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Can Trump insult his way to the White House? Read more →
Environmentalists want Dayton to step in now. They say a report by the Minnesota DNR acknowledges that water quality treatment will be needed “indefinitely” after the mine closes to prevent water pollution from escaping. Read more →
President Obama is expected to release this week a long-awaited rule governing overtime that could affect 5 million people as soon as next year, a source familiar with the plans confirmed to NPR. Read more →
Since the turn of the century, economists say workers’ share of all income generated has declined significantly. In the four decades after WWII, the “labor share” averaged around 64 percent. But since 2000, it’s been accelerating on a downward trajectory, and in recent years it hovered around 58 percent. Read more →