Commentary

Statement regarding the passing of Duane Benson

Statement from Charlie Weaver, executive director of the Minnesota Business Partnership, regarding the passing of Duane Benson: “Duane Benson represented everything that is good about elected officials and those who engage in politics in Minnesota. As a legislator, he was widely respected on both sides of the aisle and a key Continue Reading...

Business community partners with health department to fight opioid epidemic

In response to the ongoing opioid epidemic and its impact on Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Minnesota Business Partnership (MBP) today released the Opioid Epidemic Response: Employer Toolkit. Opioid addiction continues to be a major public health problem in Minnesota and other states. In 2017, Minnesota recorded Continue Reading...