Health

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...

Minnesota Business Partnership releases 2018 Blueprint for Reform

Minneapolis – The Minnesota Business Partnership (MBP) today released its 2018 Blueprint for Reform, a set of state policy recommendations for lawmakers to consider during the 2018 legislative session. The policy recommendations were developed by the MBP’s member-driven policy committees and are aimed at achieving the following: Fostering economic growth Continue Reading...

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...