A group of legislators from both sides of the aisle want to create a new corporate structure in Minnesota that they say would fill a gap between for-profit and non-profit corporations. B-Corps or "public benefit corporations," which already exist in Vermont and California, would give investors a chance to fund businesses that seek to provide a social good but perhaps pay out lower returns.
MN-based USA Curling 'reviewing' report that CEO ignored abuse in NWSL
Jeff Plush is under fire for multiple allegations made by U.S. women soccer players.
Investing Beyond The Noise: Being an optimist is not stupid, it can be very profitable
You'll need this checklist to survive a bear market
Part of North Shore Scenic Drive closed due to coastal erosion
A permanent repair is being planned for 2023.
BCA: Missing 15-year-old from Glencoe might be in the Twin Cities
Treasure Robinson was last seen Sept. 17.
Sven Sundgaard responds to AccuWeather's winter forecast
Take anything beyond a couple weeks with a grain of salt, warns meteorologist Sven Sundgaard.
Rage Against the Machine cancels rest of tour, including MN shows
The cancellations include a 2023 stop at the Target Center.
Watch: Speeding drivers use Minneapolis bike lanes to overtake
Community members have called for better safety precautions in response.
Jamal Smith sentenced to life for Plymouth road rage killing
A guilty verdict was determined by a jury this summer.
What AccuWeather's 2022-23 winter forecast says about Minnesota
Snowier periods than normal December through February?
Lawsuit claims Daunte Wright's child hasn't received any fundraiser money
The lawsuit was filed by the child's mother this week.
Backers hope bill would end synthetic drug sales in Minnesota
Past laws banning specific compounds have simply prompted chemists to create new "analogs" -- similar compounds with the same effects -- to get around the rules. New legislation at the Capitol has broader language that sponsors say would ban both existing synthetics and their analogs.
Senate approves bill that would expand right to use deadly force
A bill that would expand Minnesotans' rights to use deadly force outside their homes has passed the Senate. Supporters say it would give people more ability to protect themselves from imminent threats, but critics say it would promote "vigilante justice." Gov. Dayton has sent a strong signal that he will side with law enforcers, who say the new rules would endanger police, and veto the legislation.
House bill would require teachers to pass basic skills tests before entering classroom
Teachers currently have three years to pass a basic skills test, but a bill that received unanimous backing in the House would require teachers to pass the test before they work in the classroom and would also make the exam more rigorous.
Watchdog's report spells out connections between Minnesota lawmakers, corporate lobbyists
Common Cause Minnesota released a report this week on the American Legislation Exchange Council, where corporate lobbyists meet up with state lawmakers to draft legislation. Common Cause is criticizing this close relationship between private interests and public lawmakers.
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