Recent content from Lori Sturdevant
This election, red got redder and blue got bluer, and we'll suffer because of that.
It helps more people vote, and is considered less prone to fraud than pre-registration. Why would we want to take that away?
Balancing that budget loss would require enormous spending cuts, increases in other taxes, or both.
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.