Gov. Mark Dayton ordered Tuesday that the state give child-care providers who receive a state subsidy the chance to vote on whether to form a union. Today’s Question: Do you think unionized child care is a good idea?
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The Ford Motor Company is getting ready to put its Twin Cities Assembly Plant up for sale. After the final Ranger pickup rolls off the line next month, the 86-year-old factory will close for good, leaving St. Paul with 135 acres of land in a good location. Today’s Question: What should be done with St. Read more →
An appeals court on Tuesday upheld the constitutionality of the federal health care law due to take effect in 2014. The court found that the government could require Americans to buy health insurance, holding that “the right to be free from federal regulation is not absolute.” Today’s Question: What parts of your life do you Read more →
Today, St. Paul voters have their first chance to use ranked choice voting, also known as instant runoff voting. Proponents say the new voting method will allow results that more closely match the preferences of the electorate. Today’s Question: Do you think ranked choice voting will result in better elections?
Proposals to build a new Vikings stadium seemed to be in jeopardy Wednesday. Gov. Mark Dayton said his planned financing proposal was in limbo. Republicans in the Legislature were calling for public hearings. Today’s Question: How would you describe the performance of Minnesota’s political leadership in the stadium debate?