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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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Election Night Party

When: November 5, 2014 @ 1:00 am – 7:00 am
Where: Sweeney's Saloon, 96 Dale Street North, Saint Paul, MN 55102, USA

Please share this event with everyone you know that has supported the Independence Party and its candidates. Just like political debates, the more people that participate, the better the event will be.

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Election Day

When: November 4, 2014 – November 5, 2014 all-day


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Primary Election Day

When: August 12, 2014 – August 13, 2014 all-day


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Candidate Filing Period

When: May 20, 2014 – June 4, 2014 all-day


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State Party Convention

When: May 17, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Minnesota State University Mankato, Centennial Student Union, Minnesota State University Mankato, South Street, Mankato, MN 56001, USA


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Independence Party Caucuses

When: February 5, 2014 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am


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