A high school or college newspaper is where many writers get their start. These publications help student journalists learn more about the profession and work toward a potential career. Freedom of speech and of the press is the law of the land, but sometimes there is a gray area for student journalists.
In some cases, schools have the authority to censor any material they deem not appropriate. This week on "Starting Line" we learn about a bill that aims to protect the rights of student journalists. Rep. Cheryl Youakim (DFL-Hopkins) sponsors HF1501 with the intent of supporting student journalist expression in school-sponsored media.
Introduced in March 2017 by Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein (DFL-New Brighton) and Sen. Carolyn Laine (DFL-Columbia Heights), HF2470/SF2259, aims to stop the cycle of opioid misuse and addiction through education.
The conference committee tasked with hammering out the differences that divide the House and Senate on a laundry list of major issues met for the first time Tuesday afternoon.
Republican legislative majority offers mixed reactions to proposed tax system overhauls and DMV fixes.
The latest numbers are a $517 million swing from the November forecast
The state’s latest economic forecast projects a budget deficit of $188 million for the current two-year biennium, and a $586 million deficit for the 2020-21 biennium
The budget process explained — and why it matters