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March 3, 2017 Moving Minnesota Out of Poverty
December 8, 2015 Has Donald Trump no Sense of Decency?
February 16, 2015 Time to End Worker Poverty
December 31, 2014 New for Minnesota in 2015: Public Benefit Corporations
October 22, 2014 Rethinking Homelessness: Following Utah's Lead
June 12, 2014 Minnesota Ban on Triclosan May Have Broader Impact
January 7, 2014 A New Year, A Renewed Commitment to Our Neighbors in Need
November 18, 2013 Saving Money for Homeowners and Cities while Improving the Environment
August 8, 2013 The Anniversary of Medicare – A Time to Reflect and Act
April 22, 2013 Climate Change Requires Bold Response
February 15, 2013 The Time for Marriage Equality is Here
January 2, 2013 Regulating Guns Like Cars: Perspective on the gun debate after Sandy Hook
August 31, 2012 Amendment would Restrict Voting – for Seniors, the Military, our Neighbors
July 31, 2012 A Job Creation strategy that works
May 31, 2012 Stadium Postmortem: How a Wealthy NFL Owner Got Millions from Taxpayers
March 22, 2012 Right to Work? No, RTW = Rob the Workers
February 29, 2012 Healthcare Reform Diagnosis: We're All in This Together
January 31, 2012 Opening the Doors to Government
December 14, 2011 Occupy Wall St & the Future of the 100%
October 21, 2011 Let's Inject Fiscal Sanity into Stadium Debate
September 15, 2011 The Destruction of Democracy
June 28, 2011 In Defense of Good Government
May 6, 2011 Top Political Priority is Vikings Stadium?
March 31, 2011 Saving Money by Providing Health Care to the Homeless
February 2, 2011 Some Budget Cuts Cost Taxpayers More
December 15, 2010 Who's Minding the Store?   Billions in Contracts without Competitive Bids or Auditing
February 26, 2010 Cost of War is budgetary "Elephant in the Room"
January 29, 2010 Single Payer Solution for Obama
December 30, 2009 An Election, not an Auction
November 30, 2009 The Courage of our Convictions
October 27, 2009 A New Vikings Stadium?   L.A. Shows Us How
September 29, 2009 Turning to Jail for a Better Life
August 28, 2009 Building a Sustainable Economy
July 28, 2009 Health Reform with a Public Option: Yes, But...
June 26, 2009 Job Creation Done Right
May 28, 2009 Obama Opens the Door to thoughtful discussion of Abortion
April 29, 2009 Balancing the Budget – Where’s the Leadership?
March 30, 2009 Predatory Lending: A debt trap for working people
February 25, 2009 Kitchen Table Priorities and the State Budget
January 21, 2009 Domestic Violence & Budget Cuts
Short Term Thinking adds to State Budget Problems
December 2, 2008 It's Time to Move forward with Gay Marriage Legislation
November 17, 2008 Ugly Campaign Tactics Are Destroying our Democracy
October 29, 2008 "Gift Ban" Needed to end Medical Conflicts of Interest
September 30, 2008 McJustice
August 29, 2008 The Shameful Neglect of Mentally-Wounded Veterans
If the Federal Government won't act, shouldn't the state?
July 21, 2008 Cut Transit Fares to 25 cents
June 19, 2008 Creating Socially Responsible Corporations
May 27, 2008 Restoring the Vision: Ending Poverty
April 21, 2008 Shopping Mall Parking Ramp to get Public Money?
March 30, 2008 Lobbying by Deception and Misinformation
February 21, 2008 Making a Bold Promise on Health Care, And Keeping It
January 30, 2008 Clean Car Legislation: Next Step to Address Global Warming
December 19, 2007 School Breakfast, Not Political Deception, Brings Success in School
November 5, 2007 An Ounce of Prevention
October 15, 2007 Buying Access to Government - America's Ongoing Scandal
September 15, 2007 Growing Wage Gap at U of M Causes Real Hardship
July 9, 2007 MN Health Department Cover-up  --  Mistake or Malfeasance?
April 9, 2007 Funding Schools with Bake Sales and Boxtops
March 19, 2007 A News Story You Are Unlikely to See: Voters Demand Longer Campaigns???
December 22, 2006 When Your Health is at Stake, "Eventually" Isn't Good Enough
June 15, 2006 Taxes and Business Climate
 
Here are six brief columns that provide information and perspectives on the stadium issues at the capitol during the 2006 legislative session:
May 14, 2006 Stadium Lobbying Isolates Politicians from Reality
May 9, 2006 Taxpayers Deserve a Fair Share of Stadium Profits
May 5, 2006 Stadium Funding IS top priority at the Capitol
April 30, 2006 Robin Hood in Reverse
April 26, 2006 Debunking the Stadium Misinformation about threats to move
April 25, 2006 Follow the Lobbying Money for Stadiums
 
April 19, 2006 Conflict of Interest at Environmental Agency is Not Unique to Minnesota
March 23, 2006 $2 million in Gas Tax Revenues Siphoned from Highway Trust Fund
February 13, 2006 Conflict over Gay Marriage is Religious Dispute
February 28, 2005 Paying for Quality Schools
February 5, 2005 Paying Tribute or Playing Politics?
December 23, 2004 Government Subsidies & Budget Cuts
March 2, 2004 Preventing Abortion by Reducing Demand
January 16, 2004 Compassion from a "No New Taxes" Governor?
January 3, 2004 The Selling of Personal Data About You
December 16, 2003 Paul Simon: An Antidote to Political Cynicism
December 4, 2003 "Costly" Government Regulations Shown to Yield Big Returns
November 21, 2003 Prescription Drug Profits & the Senior Lobby

A Tale of Two Senior Groups

November 7, 2003 Making Clean Campaign Ads a Reality
October 22, 2003 After a Decade of Fighting, Lifesaving ".08" DWI law is Overdue
October 9, 2003 An Outrageous Tax Increase in the 'No New Taxes' Budget
September 25, 2003 Health Care for All, Before the Decade is Out
March 19, 2002 Dysfunctional Government -- Unable to Pay Its Bills
December 22, 2001 Gambling Profits, A Government Addiction?
November 9, 2001 Conducting Government Business Behind Closed Doors
October 18, 2001 Chemical Dependency Treatment -- An Ounce of Prevention
October 5, 2001 Fire Safety Measure Crushed by Tobacco Lobby
September 20, 2001 Fair Wages for Workers
December 5, 2000 Dr. Jesse & Governor Hyde
August 15, 2000 Wanted: Public Debate over World Population Issues
June 30, 2000 Legalized Bribery?
March 20, 2000 Use Transit Dollars Wisely
January 12, 2000 School Funding Suffers Despite Times of Plenty
December 22, 1999 State Action Would Save Worker Lives
October 20, 1999 Momentum Growing for Gun Control
September 17, 1999 MegaMall Land Swap -- How Corporate Subsidies Fleece the Public
August 23, 1999 $3,777 Per Family is 'Small' Price to Pay?
July 30, 1999 New Study Confirms Drug Price Discrimination
July 22, 1999 Tobacco Lobby Documents Show Impact of Special Interest Money
October 20, 1998 KQRS Remembers Its Rights, But Ignores Its Responsibilities
June 15, 1998 Reform Welfare with a Helping Hand, Not a Kick in the Teeth
May 1, 1998 Homeless Kids Deserve More Than Homeless Hockey Teams Do
 
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