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The Real Story of MNsure: The Good, The Bad, and The Hopeful

When: March 10, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Where: Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Avenue South, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

The Real Story of MNsure: The Good, The Bad, and The Hopeful Scott Leitz, Interim CEO, MNsure Monday, March 10 12:00 – 1:15pm Humphrey Forum Humphrey School of Public Affairs Minnesotans approached the October 1st launch of MNsure — Minnesota’s

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White-Collar Government: The Hidden Role of Class in Economic Policy Making

When: March 6, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Where: Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Avenue South, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

White-Collar Government: The Hidden Role of Class in Economic Policy Making Nicholas Carnes, Assistant Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University Senate Majority Leader Thomas Bakk (DFL) District 03 Representative Debra Kiel (R) District 01B moderated by former Speaker

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Congressional District 1 Convention

When: March 15, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Henitz Center, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota – Rochester Center, University Center Rochester, 1926 College View Rd E, Rochester, MN 55904, USA

Building A, Room HA110 Registration: 9:30 Call to order: 10:00 Come join your fellow IPers as we consider caucus resolutions, hear from candidates and discuss how we’ll work to move forward in 2014. Minnesota’s 1st congressional district extends across southern

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Congressional District 4 Convention

When: March 29, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: White Bear Lake Public Library, 4698 Clark Avenue, White Bear Lake, MN 55110, USA

 

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Shining the Light on Money: Campaign Finance and the Need for More Disclosure

When: February 19, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Avenue South, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

Our democracy is awash in money. Minnesota has a history as a national leader in fending off big money in election campaigns but is now threatened by large infusions of cash out of the sight of voters. As the Minnesota

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The Future of Social Security and Medicare

When: February 12, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Avenue South, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

Must Social Security and Medicare be cut to protect the programs and America’s fiscal balance sheets?  Or, can the backbone of security for seniors be protected by raising revenue and making other reforms?  Time to put aside talking points and

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Preview of 2014 Legislative Session

When: February 3, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Where: Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Avenue South, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

The 2014 legislative session is just around the corner, and the agenda is ambitious even as leaders talk about a shortened session.  Governor Dayton is pressing for an “Unsession” and for rolling back some tax hikes passed last year. Legislative

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Debating the Minimum Wage

When: January 29, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Avenue South, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

Does raising the minimum wage boost income and spur consumers to spend money in a lackluster economy or does it threaten jobs and a still fragile recovery?  President Obama reportedly plans to make the case for raising the minimum wage

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Running on Empty: Managing Minnesota’s Groundwater

When: February 6, 2014 @ 12:30 am – 2:00 am
Where: Stillwater Public Library, Upper Level Margaret Rivers Room, 224 3rd Street North, Stillwater, MN 55082, USA

Are you passionate about Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes?Join Rep. Peter Fischer and MET Council’s Sandy Rummel for a timely discussion on recently passed water legislation, water policy framework, and upcoming water management changes. This discussion will enlighten you about the challenges

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Students First “We the Parents” Screening

When: January 27, 2014 @ 11:30 pm – January 28, 2014 @ 1:30 am
Where: Hallie Q Brown Community Center, 270 North Kent Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102, USA

Join us on Monday, January 27th from 5:30 – 7:30 pm as we sponsor a special evening showing of the new documentary “We the Parents” during National School Choice Week. When parents choose, kids win! “We the Parents” highlights the power

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