Bill Salisbury, Pioneer Press

Bill Salisbury

Pioneer Press

Saint Paul, MN, United States

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Recent:
  • Pioneer Press
Past:
  • inforum
  • Duluth News Tribune
  • Brainerd Dispatch
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • WDAY TV News

Recent articles by Bill:

First female head of state mediation services is stepping down

Janet Johnson, the first woman appointed as commissioner of the Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services, will retire on Dec. 21, Gov. Tim Walz announced Wednesday. Walz appointed her to that office … → Read More

Redistricting panel starts public hearings Monday in Woodbury

A panel of five judges that is likely to draw new Minnesota congressional and legislative district boundaries early next year will hold a series of 10 public hearings around the state this month. S… → Read More

Minnesota is speeding up rental aid payments

Minnesota’s rental assistance program speeded up payments to landlords and tenants in September, but “we are not yet where we need to be,” Jennifer Ho, the state housing finance commissioner, said … → Read More

MnDOT’s $1 billion plan to address state’s ailing bridges – Twin Cities

That is by far the largest single bonding request from any state agency this year. → Read More

Rep. John Thompson says he’ll serve as an independent after House DFLers expel him – Twin Cities

After Minnesota House Democrats voted Tuesday night to expel him from their caucus, state Rep. John Thompson of St. Paul announced Wednesday that he will continue to serve in the Legislature as an … → Read More

Walz launches new panel to chart rebuilding of Minnesota’s post-pandemic economy – Twin Cities

He said it will address such issues as how to employ more people who work from home, the futures of cities’ central business districts, providing training for jobs in the new economy and tackling c… → Read More

Political map making will push many Minnesotans into revamped districts

If you live in Angie Craig’s south suburban congressional district or in Betty McCollum’s east metro district, there’s a chance that you will have to pick a different U.S. House candidate next year. → Read More

Political map making will push many Minnesotans into revamped districts

If you live in Angie Craig’s south suburban congressional district or in Betty McCollum’s east metro district, there’s a chance that you will have to pick a different U.S. House candidate next year. → Read More

Political map making will push many Minnesotans into revamped districts

If you live in Angie Craig’s south suburban congressional district or in Betty McCollum’s east metro district, there’s a chance that you will have to pick a different U.S. House candidate next year. → Read More

Political map making will push many Minnesotans into revamped districts

If you live in Angie Craig’s south suburban congressional district or in Betty McCollum’s east metro district, you may have to pick a different candidate next year. → Read More

Gov. Tim Walz appoints inclusion and equity council

Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday appointed 14 members to a new state Community Council on Inclusion and Equity. “The Community Council will play a key role in our efforts to transform the work and practi… → Read More

U.S. Senate vote would provide a $6 billion infrastructure boost for Minnesota

Minnesota would receive around $6 billion in federal aid over the next five years for roads, bridges, transit, internet connections and other public works projects under the $1.2 trillion bipartisa… → Read More

How to get your free COVID-19 shot and how to collect $100 for getting it

The state of Minnesota started offering $100 rewards Wednesday to residents who get COVID-19 vaccinations. → Read More

Funding bill passed by House has $82.6M for Minnesota projects

Minnesota would receive $82.6 million in federal funds for local community projects under a package of appropriations bills passed Thursday by the U.S. House of Representatives, a spokeswoman for U… → Read More

Critics plan lawsuits against three Minnesota institutions for promoting ‘critical race theory’

Critics of “critical race theory” are filing lawsuits against the Hennepin Healthcare System, the Minnesota Department of Human Services and the Lakeville School District, accusing them of bullying or retaliating against employees, students and parents by promoting what they call a racially divisive and demeaning ideology. → Read More

Critics plan lawsuits against three Minnesota institutions for promoting ‘critical race theory’

Critics of “critical race theory” are filing lawsuits against the Hennepin Healthcare System, the Minnesota Department of Human Services and the Lakeville School District, accusing them of bullying or retaliating against employees, students and parents by promoting what they call a racially divisive and demeaning ideology. → Read More

Critics plan lawsuits against three area institutions for promoting ‘critical race theory’ – Twin Cities

Critics of “critical race theory” on Monday announced they are filing lawsuits against the Hennepin Healthcare System, the Minnesota Department of Human Services and the Lakeville School District, … → Read More

Minnesota could get $337 million in settlement with opioid maker and distributors

Minnesota’s share would be paid over 18 years with significant payments frontloaded in the first five years, Attorney General Keith Ellison’s office said. → Read More

What’s happening to Minnesota’s $672 million in COVID relief rent payments?

The state and local governments have received $672 million in federal emergency pandemic aid to pay back rent for thousands of tenants, but the RentHelpMN assistance payments are trickling out sluggishly. → Read More

What’s happening to Minnesota’s $672 million in COVID relief rent payments?

The state and local governments have received $672 million in federal emergency pandemic aid to pay back rent for thousands of tenants, but the RentHelpMN assistance payments are trickling out sluggishly. → Read More