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New Video: Money in Minnesota Politics

In November 2017, several west metro LWVs held a joint event titled Money in Minnesota Politics - Should It Be Regulated? with Professor David Schultz, Senator Kiffmeyer, and Senator Marty, with Tom Horner moderating. This event was held on Saturday, November 18, 2017, open to the public and co-sponsored by the following west metro Leagues of Women Voters: Brooklyn Park/Osseo/Maple Grove, Crystal/New Hope/East Plymouth, Golden Valley, Minnetonka/Eden Prairie/Hopkins, St.

Statement on Sexual Harassment at the Minnesota State Capitol

The League of Women Voters Minnesota was founded on the idea that women’s voices must be heard. First in a report from MinnPost, with others following, Minnesotans are reading stories in which women again demand that their voices be heard. We are grateful that these women were willing to share their stories with the public.

We are alarmed by the allegations of sexual harassment at the Capitol. Obviously, such behavior is unacceptable from any person. 

Minnesota Democracy Rundown 11/03/2017

Minnesota Democracy Rundown is a recurring curation by LWV Minnesota’s Civic Engagement Manager, Nick Harper. It summarizes recent news reports, research studies, and current events articles that discuss important democracy issues that affect Minnesota.

Government Transparency and Data Practices

The Minnesota Data Practices Act ensures government transparency by allowing Minnesotans to view or copy public information on request. It received much attention this week.