In the Media

Professor Larry Jacobs discussed Attorney General William Barr's handling of the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. 

WCCO Radio
April 18, 2019

The City of Minneapolis has begun work to develop a more sustainable food system called the Minneapolis Food Action Plan. Professor Anu Ramaswami, who is collaborating on that effort, was quoted in this story.

MN Daily
April 18, 2019

MPR News Presents aired a Humphrey School event featuring Columbia University's Alexander Hertel-Fernandez on how political conservatives are succeeding at influencing public policy in states around the nation.  The event was moderated by Humphrey School Professor Larry Jacobs. 

MPR News
April 17, 2019

Frank Douma of the State and Local Policy Program was interviewed for this story about mileage-based user fees as a potential new revenue source, as gas tax collections continue to decline.

KARE
April 17, 2019

Senior Fellow Jay Kiedrowski is quoted in this story looking at how Minnesota compares to other states in terms of its tax rates. 

Watchdog
April 15, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story previewing President Trump's visit to Minnesota on April 15. 

KMSP
April 14, 2019

Associate Professor Jerry Zhao is interviewed for this story explaining why Minnesota taxes Social Security benefits, when other states do not. 

Star Tribune
April 13, 2019

This commentary supports more investment in digital services provided by all levels of government to better serve residents and increase their trust in government. Professor Joe Soss is quoted. 

USA Today
April 12, 2019

MPR News Presents aired a Humphrey School event featuring Professor Jane Kirtley of the Hubbard School of Journalism  on free speech in America. The event was moderated by Humphrey School Professor Larry Jacobs. 

MPR News
April 11, 2019

This story looks at concerns over public safety in the neighborhood surrounding the Humphrey School. Humphrey student Kowsar Mohamed is quoted. 

MN Daily
April 11, 2019

This story highlights research by Professor Yingling Fan which found that cycling, when compared to driving, walking and taking public transit, is the mode of transport most associated with feelings of happiness.

Lismore Echo, Australia
April 10, 2019

Researcher Eric Ostermeier's Smart Politics blog, reprinted here, examines the results of Wisconsin's recent State Supreme Court election. 

Urban Milwaukee
April 8, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story about the deep divisions between DFL and Republican lawmakers trying to reach agreement on a new two-year state budget. 

Forum News Service
April 5, 2019

This story highlights the Acara program and the Acara Challenge, which promote interdisciplinary research to solve the world’s grand challenges. Humphrey School student Michele Girard, who won this year’s Acara Challenge, is quoted.

MN Daily
April 4, 2019

Assistant Professor Janna Johnson is quoted in this story on how the City of Minneapolis and neighborhood groups near the University of Minnesota campus are promoting 2020 Census participation among students. 

MN Daily
April 4, 2019

This profile of Minneapolis civil rights advocate Josie Johnson mentions her book launch event at the Humphrey School. 

MPR News
April 3, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article on the status of former Vice President Joe Biden's potential campaign for president. 

The Guardian
April 2, 2019

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz isn't writing out his upcoming State of the State speech word for word. Instead he's going to speak off the cuff. Professor Larry Jacobs was asked whether that was good strategy. 

St. Paul Pioneer Press
April 2, 2019

Senior Fellow Art Rolnick authored this commentary explaining the struggle for working parents to find high-quality child care for their infants and toddlers.

MinnPost
April 2, 2019

Professor Robert Kudrle was interviewed regarding President Trump’s recent threat to close the US-Mexico border, and how it could impact Minnesota’s economy.

MPR News
April 2, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs was interviewed for this story about  former Vice President Joe Biden’s potential campaign for president.

Washington Times
April 1, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story about President Trump's decision to ask judges to repeal the entire Affordable Care Act. 

USA Today
March 26, 2019

Humphrey School alumnus Jonathan Oppenheimer (MPP '17), founder and organizer of Midway Murals, is featured in this article on community accessibility to art. 

Growler Magazine
March 26, 2019

Assistant Professor Bonnie Keeler is quoted in this story on research that is looking into the future at how climate change can affect water resources in Minnesota.

MN Daily
March 25, 2019

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