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2014 Session Review Part II: Modest Education Progress But No Significant Reforms

One thing stood out about education issues during the 2014 Minnesota legislative session:  the lack of significant reforms. Lawmakers made modest progress, but much work remains to create the strongest possible schools for our students. Common Sense Reforms Ignored The lack of action on common sense reforms was disheartening. In Continue Reading...

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...