2016 Annual Dinner

Highlights of the 2016 Annual Dinner include the Minnesota’s Future Award, which is given to a diverse, high-achieving public elementary school, and the Minnesota Legacy Award, which honors a company that exemplifies the business community’s commitment to corporate responsibility, community leadership, and philanthropy.


Health Care Scorecard

Minnesota’s Health Care Performance Scorecard objectively measures the state’s health using a set of 84 distinct data points, and compares it to all other states. The report provides a comprehensive, but accessible fact base, on the system’s performance to inform consumers, employers, decision-makers and opinion leaders.


What Business Means to Minnesota

Minnesota’s largest employers recognize that building strong communities goes hand-in-hand with building strong companies. Find out more here.


 Blueprint for Reform

Our 2017 Blueprint for Reform contains principles and actionable proposals that we believe will maintain a high quality of life for all Minnesotans by ensuring that the state’s economy remains strong, globally competitive and its prospects for growth bright.



New Year’s resolutions for state lawmakers

The Minnesota Business Partnership’s Charlie Weaver suggests some New Year’s resolutions for state lawmakers in a Star Tribune commentary: The 2016 session left major issues unresolved, including a transportation funding package, a bonding bill, and a tax bill that provided relief for individuals and businesses. In 2017, legislators and the Continue Reading...

Minnesota Business Partnership releases Blueprint for Reform

Minneapolis – The Minnesota Business Partnership (MBP) today released its annual Blueprint for Reform, a set of policy recommendations for state legislators to consider in the 2017 legislative session. The recommendations represent the collective thinking of MBP’s CEO-led policy committees and are aimed at achieving the following: Creating a tax Continue Reading...

CenturyLink to offer $1.4 million in Teachers and Technology grants

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recognizes the educational opportunities available through creative uses of technology. Therefore, on Oct. 1, the company opened the application process for The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation Teachers and Technology grant program. Full-time and PreK-12 teachers in public, private and/or charter schools in Continue Reading...