here for a Star-Tribune editorial
about the Civic Caucus.
A new interview series:
The Candidates for Governor of Minnesota
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
above address to receive
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.
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.
Fund schools fairly, support education innovation, create
single-payer healthcare system
- 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
To continue its work, the nonprofit Civic Caucus depends
on tax-deductible contributions
in any amount from civic-minded individuals like you.
There are two ways to contribute:
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page on the givemn.org website, a
secure website maintained by several
Minnesota foundations. Follow instructions for your gift
amount and credit card information.
your check payable to "Civic Caucus" and send your
Janis M. Clay, Treasurer, Civic Caucus, 2104 Girard Ave.
S., Minneapolis, MN 55405-2546.
Thank you !
The Civic Caucus is a 501(c)(3) educational
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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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