In the Media

Senior Fellow Lee Munnich of the State and Local Policy Program is quoted in this story about mileage-based taxation of drivers as one replacement for the gas tax. 

Governing
January 16, 2018

Senior Fellow Art Rolnick is quoted in this story about how Latinos fare in Minnesota compared to other states. 

KMSP
January 16, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs wrote this commentary to mark the 90th birthday of former Vice President Walter Mondale. 

Star Tribune
January 16, 2018

Researcher Eric Ostermeier's Smart Politics blog is cited in this story about the increasing polarization of the two major political parties in Congress. 

New York Times
January 15, 2018

A Q/A with Tim Marx, Humphrey School alumnus (MA '83) who is CEO of Catholic Charities in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Star Tribune
January 14, 2018

This story features Humphrey School alumnus Paul Williams (MPA ’87), president and CEO of Project for Pride in Living. 

Star Tribune
January 13, 2018

Learn more about the Itasca County Wellness Court—a joint effort of Itasca County, Minnesota’s Ninth Judicial District, and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe to reduce drug crime and abuse—which won a Local Government Innovation Award in December.

Minnesota Judicial Branch
January 12, 2018

Research fellow Steve Kelley comments on the effects of Gov. Dayton's plan to dramatically reduce the State of Minnesota's energy use.

Midwest Energy News
January 12, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs explains the challenges Mayor Jacob Frey will face  in his efforts to increase access to jobs in Minneapolis.

Minnesota Public Radio
January 12, 2018

Senior researcher Eric Ostermeier is quoted in this article looking at how many authors won election to the U.S. Senate. 

Cincinnati Enquirer
January 12, 2018

Anne Discher (MURP '01) has been named permanent executive director of Iowa's Child and Family Policy Center.  CFPC engages in research and policy advocacy at the state and federal levels on an array of child policy issues, including health, early care and education, family economic success and child safety and welfare.

Child and Family Policy Center of Iowa
January 11, 2018

Student Frank Alarcon (MURP '18) is profiled by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning. Among other topics, Frank discusses his passion for transportation planning.

Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning
January 11, 2018

Doug Chapin, director of the Humphrey School's Election Academy, delivered a keynote speech to the US Elections Assistance Commission's annual summit meeting. 

OpEd News
January 11, 2018

Eric Ostermeier compares the effect of votes by Senators Smith and Jones, both sworn in on January 2. “Her vote will be seen as more of a given [for Democrats] than Mr. Jones’.” 

Star Tribune
January 11, 2018

In light of Doug Jones's election in Alabama, Eric Ostermeier's research on US Senate split delegations—how few there are—is discussed in this Pew Research article.

Pew Research
January 10, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs comments on Tina Smith's challenges in mounting a US Senate campaign this year.

WCCO-TV
January 10, 2018

In this article about the city of Chula Vista, Calif. courting Amazon, Art Rolnick, who’s been tracking incentives for decades, described Amazon’s public bidding war as a form of economic blackmail.

Public CEO
January 10, 2018

Associate Professor Ryan Allen is interviewed for this article looking at the impact of immigrants on Minnesota's labor force. 

Fed Gazette
January 9, 2018

Coverage of the inauguration of Humphrey School alumnus Melvin Carter (MPP '11) as mayor of St. Paul. 

MinnPost
January 3, 2018

Coverage of the inauguration of Humphrey School alumnus Melvin Carter (MPP '11) as mayor of St. Paul. 

WCCO
January 3, 2018

Humphrey School alumna Bernadine Joselyn (MPA '01) is quoted in this story about the slow implementation of high-speed internet service in some rural areas of Minnesota. 

MinnPost
January 3, 2018

The Humphrey School's Equity Works Leadership Institute is mentioned. 

Pipestone Star
January 3, 2018

Coverage of the inauguration of Humphrey School alumnus Melvin Carter (MPP '11) as mayor of St. Paul. 

Star Tribune
January 2, 2018

Coverage of the inauguration of Humphrey School alumnus Melvin Carter (MPP '11) as mayor of St. Paul. 

MPR News
January 2, 2018

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