In the Media

Coverage of one of the winners of the Local Government Innovation Awards, sponsored by the Humphrey School's Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center. 

Wadena Pioneer Journal
November 27, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story about St. Paul City Council Member Dai Thao's use of an online fundraising campaign to help pay for his legal bills, and whether it was illegal or unethical for him to do so.  

St. Paul Pioneer Press
November 26, 2018

Humphrey School alumna Kayla Schuchman (MPP '12) has been named the new housing director in the St. Paul Planning and Economic Development department.

Lillie News
November 25, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs comments on the political debate over whether to legalize marijuana in Minnesota, which Gov.-elect Tim Walz supports. 

St. Paul Pioneer Press
November 25, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article looking at the troubling political fortunes of President Trump in the wake of Democratic victories in the midterm elections. 

The Guardian
November 25, 2018

Senior Fellow Art Rolnick is quoted in this story highlighting outgoing Gov. Mark Dayton's support for funding of early childhood education programs. 

Star Tribune
November 25, 2018

Humphrey School MPP candidate Michael Sund is quoted in this story on why the federal government has severely limited the number of college students it approves for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. 

MN Daily
November 25, 2018

In this commentary, Associate Professor Emerita Barbara Crosby argues that the rivalry between football fans may have lessons for our nation as it struggles with political division.

Star Tribune
November 21, 2018

Columnist John Rash spoke with Professor Larry Jacobs about the ill-fated 1988 presidential campaign of Democrat Gary Hart—the subject of a new movie—and how it ushered in a new era in campaign coverage. 

Star Tribune
November 21, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs comments on the likelihood that President Trump will enact a provision allowing Medicare to experiment with new payment models for prescription drugs. 

Philadelphia Inquirer
November 21, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs was interviewed for this story on which prominent female politicians might run for president in 2020. 

CNBC
November 21, 2018

Coverage of winners of the Local Government Innovation Awards, sponsored by the Humphrey School's Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center. 

Brainerd Dispatch
November 20, 2018

Coverage of one of the winners of the Local Government Innovation Awards, sponsored by the Humphrey School's Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center. 

Lakeland PBS
November 20, 2018

Researcher Eric Ostermeier's Smart Politics blog, reprinted here, brings historical perspective to the Democrats' sweep of all statewide offices in Wisconsin's midterm election. 

Urban Milwaukee
November 20, 2018

Coverage of a recent event at the Humphrey School featuring Stuart Eizenstat, who worked on Hubert Humphrey's 1968 presidential campaign and discussed how late-breaking events in the Vietnam War may have influenced the outcome. 

MinnPost
November 20, 2018

New research by Professor Morris Kleiner on the impact of occupational licensing is cited in this recent opinion column. 

Detroit News
November 19, 2018

Coverage of a recent lecture by Professor Joe Soss at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, on how government entities often use the criminal justice system as a revenue generator. 

Shepherd Express, Milwaukee
November 19, 2018

Research Fellow Eric Ostermeier is quoted in this column fact-checking some of President Trump's statements about the recent midterm elections. 

FactCheck.org
November 19, 2018

Coverage of winners of the Local Government Innovation Awards, sponsored by the Humphrey School's Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center. 

Fox 47, Rochester, Minn.
November 18, 2018

Coverage of one of the winners of the Local Government Innovation Awards, sponsored by the Humphrey School's Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center. 

Mankato Free Press
November 17, 2018

Associate Professor Ryan Allen discussed his research into immigration trends in Minnesota at a recent conference sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. His comments were included in this story about the conference. 

St. Cloud Times
November 16, 2018

An interview with historian Jon Meacham prior to his Distinguished Carlson Lecture, sponsored by the Humphrey School, on November 14. 

MinnPost
November 16, 2018

Coverage of winners of the Local Government Innovation Awards, sponsored by the Humphrey School's Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center. 

Rochester Post Bulletin
November 16, 2018

Humphrey School alumna Britta Reitan (MPP '06) is profiled after being named one of the Top Women in Finance in Minnesota. 

Finance and Commerce
November 15, 2018

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