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Cargill CEO: Let’s Get The TPP Done

Today’s Minneapolis Star Tribune  features an insightful commentary from Cargill president and CEO David MacLennan on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPP is a trade agreement that has been in the works for five years. It would involve 12 countries that comprise two-fifths of the world’s economy. MacLennan argues that Continue Reading...

NEW REPORT UNDERSCORES IMPORTANCE OF MCAs

A recently-released report from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education, Getting Prepared 2014, tracks the number of Minnesota high school graduates who enroll in post-secondary education within two years of graduation, and the number who need remedial coursework. The report contains useful data and demonstrates the importance of the state’s Continue Reading...

A NEW TWIST ON AN OLD TRADITION

The Minnesota Senate today passed HF2582, a bill that had previously passed the House. The legislation would create a new corporate entity in Minnesota, “public benefit corporations.” The intent is to create hybrids of non-profit and for-profit organizations which could generate profits while also emphasizing a social benefit of some Continue Reading...