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about the Civic Caucus.
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and/or increased contributions to the Civic Caucus
until December 31, 2017.
Please consider a tax-deductible gift, and see below
click here to find out how.
Caucus is a Minnesota based non-partisan public policy learning
offering innovative opportunities to involve citizens in public
affairs without making extraordinary demands on their time
a unique library of interviews with past and present political
figures and thought leaders
~ encouraging participation (feedback) by citizens across political
~ using electronic communication to educate and involve participants
from their homes
~ shining a light on others' proposals, rather than promoting our
Send a request to the
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summaries of future interviews with thought leaders,
and to have your opportunity to respond as well.
The interview summaries
and issues pages
are intended to spark a thoughtful dialog,
moving towards education and understanding,
rather than partisan debate.
The position reports
are recommendations offered by
the Civic Caucus Core group,
after considering significant feedback
from all citizen responses.
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A new interview series:
The Candidates for Governor of Minnesota
In October, the Civic
Caucus began interviewing major, announced candidates for
governor of Minnesota. The order of the interviews is based on
the candidates’ schedules.
- November 3, 2017
Dip into general fund for transportation, Offer
private-school vouchers to some families,
Veto legislative bills not restricted to single subject
- October 27, 2017
Provide two free years of public higher
education, move to single-payer health care system,
increase funding for transit
St. Paul Mayor
- October 20, 2017
transit, change K-12 education governance, find legislative
candidates who’ll put the state first
former Minnesota Republican Party Chair - October 6, 2017
cut state government, offer complete school choice
Press Release - September 15, 2017
Civic Caucus joins group headed by ACLU-MN
in filing Supreme Court amicus brief in State Auditor case
Left, right and middle join forces to protect Minnesota's
Looking Back, Thinking Ahead:
Strengthening Minnesota's Public-Policy Process
Issued with signatures November 27,
Minnesota will be able to maintain
its well-earned quality-of-life position among the 50 states
only with a renewed commitment to solving its pressing
The Civic Caucus
is a non-partisan,
tax-exempt educational organization. The Interview Group
includes persons of varying political persuasions,
reflecting years of leadership in politics and
business. Click here
to see a short personal background of each.
S. Adams, David Broden, Audrey Clay, Janis Clay (executive director), Pat Davies, Bill Frenzel, Paul Gilje, Dwight Johnson, Randy Johnson, Sallie
Kemper, Ted Kolderie,
Dan Loritz, Tim McDonald, Bruce Mooty, Jim Olson, Paul Ostrow
Popham, Dana Schroeder, Clarence Shallbetter, and Fred Zimmerman
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