Recent content from Lori Sturdevant
A Lake Minnetonka-area state Senate race could turn on the abortion issue.
Citizens have come to accept state government dysfunction as normal, and that's not good.
Legislators must know we're running out of time to make meaningful policy changes.
The world has changed since that forecast was made.
Under state court precedent, it would be difficult to outlaw abortion in our state. But it's not unthinkable.
For progress to occur, representative democracy will have to work better in these parts than it has in several decades.
Former Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton has a good sense of what will motivate voters and what parallels to draw.
My hunch is that the state benefits when the world is given a glimpse of what this place does right.
Confirmation as a blood sport makes government service ever less appealing to top talent.
Tom Swain's eagerness to take on big issues has led to the creation of the new Swain Climate Policy Series at the University of Minnesota.