University Regents Selection Under a Colored Prism

Minnesota Report Today, at noon, both houses of the legislature will meet in joint session for selection of four the University of Minnesota Regents. The positions are the Student Regent, 5th Congressional District Regent, and two At-Large Regents. Since the positions...

Checks & Balances Publishes Opinions with Which We Even Disagree

Minnesota External Opinion  In the past, we have agreed with the Minnesota Voters Alliance in their opposition to Ranked Choice Voting and appreciated their willingness to take the issue all the way to the Minnesota Supreme Court which allowed the flawed system to be...

There Will Be a Joint Convention on U of MN Regents

Minnesota Report Today, on the House floor House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler (DFL-46A, Golden Valley) announced there will be a joint convention between the House and Senate for the selection of University of Minnesota Regents. The selection will include the student...

No Surprise, Legislative Leaders Fail to Make Self-Imposed Deadline

Minnesota Report Aspirational goals are an element of politics and emblematical of how politicians make promises they fail to keep. With Minnesota being the only state in the nation with divided government, the making of a political promise, even a joint one, between...

House Republicans Trying to Deploy the DFL Strategy to Beat Them

Minnesota Report The DFL House Majority is defining its negotiating position as they pass their Omnibus Bills, and the House Republicans are trying to obstruction and drag out the process as much as possible. Which was the tactic the DFL House Minority used from...