How Does The Government Shutdown Affect Minnesota?

Having failed to attain the necessary votes Friday for a continuing resolution that would keep the federal government funded, Congress began Monday without a deal to reopen the government. The process has been complicated by President Trump’s interference. The GOP’s original plan was to offer reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six … Continue reading How Does The Government Shutdown Affect Minnesota?

Erik Paulsen Has Totally Reversed Himself On DACA

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump pledged to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The Obama-era program provided greater protections and rights for “Dreamers,” undocumented immigrants who were brought into the country as children. The president argued that DACA was an over-extension of executive power and likely unlawful. The announcement upended life for the … Continue reading Erik Paulsen Has Totally Reversed Himself On DACA