Government
With the state’s projected budget surplus now at nearly $1.9 billion for the next two years, both political parties are proposing to spend more on education. The Stillwater Area School District and local legislators say that will help the area, but they hope the money comes with as few strings att...Read More
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The city of Lake Elmo has become a safe haven for honey bees and other pollinators, thanks to a resolution passed March 3 that would stop the use of neonicotinoid pesticides in bee habitats. The resolution states that the city will designate and develop bee-safe areas that include plantings that are...Read More
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Sen. Karin Housley, R-St. Mary’s Point, recently announced she would sponsor a bill to provide tax cuts for young families and children called the “Toddler Tax Credit.” The bill would give a $1,000 tax credit to parents for all children under the age of 5. Housley estimated the proposal would ...Read More
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