Retired folks in Minnesota hope they'll be included in any tax breaks state lawmakers and Gov. Mark Dayton agree on during a final budget plan. Only a dozen other states tax Social Security benefits.
With LGBT Pride celebrations just around the corner, a new report shows that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults are facing unique challenges as they grow older.
From the end of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” to the recognition of same-sex marriage, recent years have brought tremendous advances in LGBT rights.
But, according to report author Heron Greensmith, senior policy analyst at the Movement Advancement Project, past discrimination still is taking a toll on the 2.7 million LGBT Americans over age 50.
“A lifetime of discrimination and a lifetime of a lack of legal and social recognition of LGBT relationships creates economic insecurity, social isolation, and leads to minority stress and poorer health,” Greensmith explains.
Donald Trump's probe into voter fraud is targeting a problem that doesn't exist according to Common Cause of Wisconsin.
As lawmakers present their respective proposals for higher education funding, students representing a handful of Minnesota State universities, from Mankato to Moorhead to Bemidji, completed a 100-mile walk Wednesday.