St. Paul, Minnesota’s first black mayor shared his biggest takeaways from the program opener.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Outflanking New York state’s stubborn legislature … an independent auditing office for Mass. State Police … and L.A.’s new golden Gold tribute.
Many states have come up with tools to help college students find out information about future earnings and debt, but they often rely on partial data that can limit their usefulness.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Surge in Ohio, Ky. HIV cases … Colo.’s pollination corridor … and Maine Gov. LePage digs in his heels.
For the third year in a row, Minneapolis claimed the top spot in the Trust for Public Land's ParkScore index.
Some insurance regulators agitate for power to regulate plans to ensure consumers are protected.
In its first year, Minnesota's reinsurance pool has performed even better than expected.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Six months since Hurricane Harvey; a fatal stabbing in Mass. library; states legislatures with the most women; Penn State alcohol binge strains local ambulance response time; and S.F. ferries are stuffed to the gills.
State officials aren’t likely to forget this episode of Congressional paralysis—and the precedent it set—any time soon.
A new awards program in the Land of 10,000 Lakes selected these four winners.
An IT operations use case has spawned a security use case as well in Hennepin County, and they’re not alone.
“We rely on a functioning federal partner ... and when our federal partners don’t perform the basic functions necessary for us to continue to operate these programs for the benefit of people, there’s consequences to that.”
In Minnesota, officials would be forced to choose between terminating care for expectant mothers and breaking federal law should Congress let Children's Health Insurance Program funding expire.
St. Louis Park’s new site understands residents seek transactional government.
Critics say that, unless the $1.4 billion fiscal plan in Minneapolis is turned in soon, there won’t be enough time to review it before public hearings begin next month.
Community solar can drastically expand the base of people and business that can access solar power. But regulating the evolving industry is tricky.
But “almost nothing has been done in this country to keep it from happening again,” according to former Mayor R.T. Ryback.
Fishing enthusiasts continue to seethe with anger at the state as it seeks new solutions to a tricky problem.
The resignation, prompted by the unexpected killing of a 911 caller, was perhaps years in the making.
Also in our State and Local Weekend News Digest: Large swath of Los Angeles loses power; Dallas pension debacle finger-pointing; and Spokane’s ozone pollution problem.
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