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In the News: Soil, Water, Air Quality

News about air, soil, and water quality

  • 06/21/2021
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Reader Exercise: How Would You Fund Public Safety?

As Minneapolis in particular faces greater scrutiny about public safety leading up to the 2021 city elections, we are exploring the data about crime and potential solutions for prevention.

  • 06/14/2021
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Update: Uprising Charges

About 40 percent of the people charged with felonies by Ramsey or Hennepin County — 31 out of 81 — are from outside the Twin Cities.

  • 05/29/2021
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The Status of Justice Reform in Minnesota

Minnesota Women’s Press is building collaborative media partnerships to lift up the progress reports and solutions related to justice reform.

  • 05/29/2021
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A Special Message From Sen. Mary Kunesh

“Don’t put the report on a shelf and let it gather dust!” We heard that from the Canadian team that created its

  • 05/25/2021
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Deeper Reading: Reconstruction

“They had warned that poor workers must not be allowed to vote because, given the chance, they would insist on a redistribution of wealth.”

  • 05/25/2021
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Honoring George Floyd: May 25, 2021 Event Round-Up

Celebration of Life When: 11am – 5pm Where: The Commons, 425 Portland Ave South, Minneapolis, 55415 A gathering to celebrate

  • 05/25/2021
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The Mutualist Society

One of the priority topics at Minnesota Women’s Press is telling the story of co-operatives, collectives, collaboratives, mutual aid, and

  • 05/20/2021
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Legislative Update: Cannabis Bill Passes Minnesota House

A total of 36 states, District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands have approved comprehensive, publicly available medical marijuana/cannabis programs.

  • 05/14/2021
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State of Affordable Housing

Relatively low-earning positions central to the healthcare industry are expected to see some of the largest increases in demand over the next ten years, yet without wages appropriate to match housing costs.

  • 05/12/2021
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Conversation: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives Crisis

Talking with four women on background to action steps about the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives crisis in Minnesota

  • 04/23/2021
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Action = Change: Police Reform Legislation

April 30 — Axios update on police reform at the legislature The details: The DFL’s public safety package includes limiting traffic

  • 04/22/2021