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Tag: Minnesota Legislature

MN Housing Needs Take State and Federal Support
By Lee Egerstrom May 07, 2014
Minimum Wage Deal Moves Minnesota Forward
By Jeff Van Wychen April 08, 2014
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Gov’t Shutdown is a Wrecking Ball
By John R. Van Hecke September 27, 2013
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Redressing Grievances
By John R. Van Hecke July 26, 2013
Minnesota 2020 Journal: “Truth Will Out”
By John R. Van Hecke May 24, 2013
Tuesday Talk: How did policymakers win? How did policymakers weasel out?
By Joe Sheeran May 21, 2013
The Merits of Senate’s Sales Tax Reform
By Jeff Van Wychen May 08, 2013
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Long Winter Focuses Policymaking
By John R. Van Hecke April 19, 2013
VIDEO: Civic Engagement in Muslim Community
By Tom Niemisto March 25, 2013
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Moving Healthcare Forward over Conservative Opposition
By John R. Van Hecke March 08, 2013
MN’s Past Can Inform Mayo Investment
By Lee Egerstrom February 18, 2013
Minnesota 2020 Journal: The Kansas Budget Alternative
By John R. Van Hecke January 25, 2013
A Legislature that Values Women’s Rights
By Lauren Beecham, Guest Commentary January 10, 2013
Tuesday Talk: What’s your vision of legislative victory?
By Joe Sheeran January 08, 2013
Hearty and Hardy Thanks for Minnesota Research
By Lee Egerstrom December 27, 2012
Energy Policy in Minnesota’s New Political Landscape
By Will Nissen November 15, 2012
Activated Voices: Young Vet Battles Voter ID
By Tom Niemisto October 15, 2012
Tuesday Talk: What do you want legislators to know?
By Joe Sheeran August 28, 2012
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Conservatives’ Road Music
By John R. Van Hecke August 10, 2012
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Cage Match!
By John R. Van Hecke July 13, 2012
Stop Health Care Fighting, Start Fixing
By Lucas Smith June 29, 2012
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Take a Mulligan?
By John R. Van Hecke May 18, 2012
2012’s Environmental Gains and Losses
By Steve Morse, Guest Commentary May 17, 2012
Tuesday Talk: What priorities did lawmakers neglect?
By Joe Sheeran May 15, 2012
Conservative By-pass of Infrastructure
By Conrad deFiebre April 12, 2012
Tuesday Talk: Does amending the constitution move MN forward?
By Katie Sanders April 03, 2012
Minnesota 2020 Journal: First, Admit the Problem
By John R. Van Hecke March 30, 2012
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Lipstick on a Shutdown Pig
By John R. Van Hecke March 16, 2012
Fewer Options for Greater Minnesota
By Michael J. Diedrich March 07, 2012
Rep. Petersen Skirting Teacher Tenure
By Kaye Thompson Peters February 23, 2012
Suppressing Votes of People with Disabilities
By Steve Larson, Guest Commentary February 09, 2012
Sometimes They Really Are Out to Get You
By Michael J. Diedrich February 08, 2012
Partisan vs. Particular: Building a Health Exchange That Works for Minnesota
By Sarah Greenfield, Guest Commentary February 08, 2012
Tuesday Talk: What’s your policy speech?
By Joe Sheeran January 24, 2012
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Introducing the Rotundas
By John R. Van Hecke January 13, 2012
Insider Trading: It’s Time to Close this State Loophole
By Joe Atkins, Guest Commentary December 28, 2011
A Lesson on Compromise from 1931
By Ben Schweigert, Guest Commentary December 27, 2011
Minnesota 2020 Journal: New Leader, Same Failed Policy
By John R. Van Hecke December 23, 2011
Hemorrhaging Homesteads: Projecting 2012 Property Tax Increases
By Matt Entenza October 17, 2011
Tuesday Talk: What’s your message for legislators?
By Joe Sheeran August 23, 2011
Kitchen Table Conversations: I Want My Minnesota Back!
By Joe Sheeran & Tom Niemisto, Communications Staff July 13, 2011
VIDEO: Shutdown’s Uncertainty Bad for Business
By Tom Niemisto July 11, 2011
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Choking Wisconsin Opportunity
By John R. Van Hecke July 01, 2011
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Dark Minnesota Days
By John R. Van Hecke June 24, 2011
Minnesota 2020 Journal: A Shutdown Ain’t Nothin’ but a Shutdown
By John R. Van Hecke June 10, 2011
Minnesota 2020 Journal: If You Think I’m Cranky Now…
By John R. Van Hecke June 03, 2011
Still Searching for a “Minnesota Middle Way”
By Lee Egerstrom May 31, 2011
VIDEO: Hubert Humphrey’s Legacy
By Tom Niemisto May 27, 2011
VIDEO: Workers React to Budget Stalemate
By Tom Niemisto May 26, 2011
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Nasty, Brutish and Short
By John R. Van Hecke May 20, 2011
Getting What You Pay For: A Case for Balance
By Lee Egerstrom May 17, 2011
Underwater and Sinking
By Lee Egerstrom May 11, 2011
Minnesota 2020 Journal: It’s Time for Compromise
By John R. Van Hecke May 06, 2011
VIDEO: Keeping Long-term Care a Priority
By Tom Niemisto May 05, 2011
Stop Light Rail? Not a Smart—or Winning—Idea
By Conrad deFiebre April 18, 2011
Minnesota 2020 Journal: When the Numbers Don’t Add Up
By John R. Van Hecke April 15, 2011
Women’s Diminished Policy Voice
By Sarah Taylor-Nanista, Guest Commentary April 14, 2011
Minnesota Transportation Stalling While Others Progress
By Riordan Frost March 31, 2011
VIDEO: Cutting Services to the Most Vulnerable Minnesotans
By Tom Niemisto March 24, 2011
Caring for the Disabled: It’s Cost Effective
By C. Ford Runge, Guest Commentary March 23, 2011
What Small Business Really Wants
By Myles Spicer, Minnesota 2020 Contributor February 22, 2011
More Evidence Public Layoffs Undercut Recovery
By Lee Egerstrom January 27, 2011
Minnesota 2020 Journal: The Sauna Solution
By John R. Van Hecke January 07, 2011
What the Loss of Women Legislators Means to Minnesota
By Sarah Taylor-Nanista, Guest Commentary December 30, 2010
Tuesday Talk: What is Minnesota’s legislative priority?
By Joe Sheeran December 28, 2010
The Freshman Legislator’s Dilemma: Local Government Aid
By Jeff Van Wychen November 22, 2010
Three Ways to a Balanced Budget
By Jeff Van Wychen November 14, 2010
Minnesota 2020 Journal: One Step Up, Two Steps Back
By John R. Van Hecke November 12, 2010
Tuesday Talk: How do we advance progressive policy?
By Joe Sheeran November 09, 2010
Minnesota 2020 Journal: What We Do Now
By John R. Van Hecke November 05, 2010
Tuesday Talk: What should our new leaders do first?
By Rachel Weeks November 02, 2010
Big, Bloated Government Mostly a Myth
By Myles Spicer, Guest Commentary October 27, 2010
Budget Cuts Likely to Cause More Business Property Tax Hikes
By Jeff Van Wychen October 12, 2010
What More Aid & Credit Cuts Look Like in MN Communities
By Jeff Van Wychen October 11, 2010
What’s Included in Horner’s Expanded Sales Tax Base?
By Jeff Van Wychen September 29, 2010
Deconstructing Emmer’s Spending Growth Claim
By Jeff Van Wychen September 16, 2010
Emmer’s Faux Claims on Revenue, Spending Growth
By Jeff Van Wychen September 15, 2010
Minnesota 2020 Journal: The Clear Choice before Us
By John R. Van Hecke John Van Hecke August 27, 2010
Let's Not Erode Minnesota's User Pays Transportation Model
By Conrad deFiebre July 21, 2010
Early Childhood Education Takes Baby Steps Forward
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow June 10, 2010
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Legislative Session Failings and the Lessons of Shiloh
By John R. Van Hecke May 21, 2010
Years of Education Funding Shifts Nothing to Be Proud Of
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow May 18, 2010
General Fund Spending Drops Seven Percent Over Past Decade
By Jeff Van Wychen May 10, 2010
Standing By as State's Education Infrastructure Crumbles
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow April 20, 2010
Governor's Plan Could Leave Thousands Uninsured
By Nina Slupphaug, Health Care Policy Associate March 29, 2010
The Nuclear Power Moratorium
By Nathan Paine March 09, 2010
Educators Eye Upcoming Legislative Session
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow December 11, 2009
Why Conservatives Should Reject the Pawlenty Budget
By Jeff Van Wychen May 06, 2009
New Fees in the Era of "No New Taxes"
By Jeff Van Wychen January 15, 2009
Another Minnesota Miracle?
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow December 16, 2008
Big Move Forward for Transportation, Miles Left to Go
By Conrad deFiebre July 02, 2008
The Freedom to Die in Your Car
By Conrad deFiebre May 27, 2008
Session 2008: A Great Start for Transportation
By Conrad deFiebre May 20, 2008
Sharing the Benefit, Sharing the Cost
By Conrad deFiebre March 10, 2008
A Chilling Call to St. Paul
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow March 05, 2008
Real Transportation Investment Moves Forward with Business Help
By Conrad deFiebre February 22, 2008
Last Minute Transportation Facts
By Conrad deFiebre February 21, 2008
Minnesota Roads Literally Falling Apart
By Conrad deFiebre February 19, 2008
Moving Forward: The Benefit of Transportation Investment to Minnesota's Economy
By Conrad deFiebre January 02, 2008
"No New Investment" = Substandard schools
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow October 12, 2007