Walz Set to Announce Supplemental Budget, Today

Minnesota Report With the February Revenue Forecast projecting $492 million less than in November, today Governor Tim Walz (DFL-MN) will be announcing adjustments to his budget. We understand the initial reception was met with some trepidation in the MNSCU system and...

Beto can still run for US Senate in Texas

National Report Former Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) entered the Presidential field with quite a splash, but he also has a backdrop. Because we are nearly 11 months before the start of the 2020 Presidential cycle we will see if his candidacy gains traction or...

Republicans in Senate are a Hard No on Marijuana Legalization

Minnesota Report Yesterday, in the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Finance Committee Chair Warren Limmer (R-34, Maple Grove) allotted a half hour per side for the proponents and the opponents to voice their respective positions on the legalization of recreational...

Two Sides Have Formed Regarding Omar’s Comments

Minnesota Report There are staunch defenders and just as staunch opponents to the anti-Semitic tropes advanced by Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (DFL-MN05). Throughout the week and last weekend all of the political programs discussed whether or not the original resolution...

University of MN Regents Selection Still Pending

Minnesota Report The meeting of the joint DFL House and Senate caucuses last week did not resolve the conflicts for the selection of the four seats up for consideration. This year the Student seat, the 5th Congressional District seat and two At-Large seats are being...

DNC Picks Milwaukee for 2020 Convention

Minnesota Report Democrats from across the nation will descend upon Milwaukee July 13-16th to nominate their candidate for President. This will be an opportunity to highlight the importance of midwestern values and will heighten the impact of the region outside of...