While it's a good thing that our state government has projected a surplus over the next two years, clearly, legislators who think they will have an easy time in the upcoming session should think again.
WASHINGTON - When historians look back at last week's European Union summit, their most likely reaction will be: "Huh?"
Confronted with looming catastrophe in Greece, Italy and Spain, European leaders convened but accomplished nothing of relevance.
Tucked into the resignation letter Republican State Chairman Tony Sutton issued on Dec. 2 was an acknowledgement that a GOP-backed tax law change has contributed to the financial trouble that beset his party on his watch.
Last week the Minnesota Supreme Court sidestepped an important question, one that will, we fear, pop up again and again.
The question concerns how the state should handle a government shutdown such as we experienced last July.