Commentary

MBP supports proposed constitutional amendment to compel education reforms

Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari and Justice Alan Page today announced a proposed constitutional amendment to give every child in Minnesota an equal right to a quality education. The MBP has worked closely with President Kashkari, Justice Page, and a diverse bipartisan coalition on this effort, and we strongly Continue Reading...

Take note, Congress: Minnesota needs this new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal

In a commentary for the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Minnesota Business Partnership executive director Charlie Weaver urges Minnesota’s congressional delegation to take action on the US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement. Recent trade wars and international spats have shaken many people’s confidence in our nation’s commitment to free and open trade. Ratifying the Continue Reading...

Taxes and the legislative session: Stop attacking large Minnesota employers

In a Star Tribune commentary, Minnesota Business Partnership executive director Charlie Weaver calls out legislators who have vilified Minnesota businesses in an effort to distract from the debate over harmful proposed tax hikes. In recent weeks, some DFL legislators have vilified unnamed Minnesota companies, accusing them of exploiting tax loopholes Continue Reading...