In the Media

Professor Robert Kudrle is quoted in this story on how Minnesota's economy is being affected by the ongoing trade tensions between the United States and China. 

Star Tribune
May 18, 2019

Professor Judy Temple and Senior Fellow Art Rolnick are quoted in this story looking at the debate over funding models for early childhood education.

MinnPost
May 17, 2019

In this commentary, Humphrey School Professor Emerita Ann Markusen argues in favor of reopening polling places in rural areas of Minnesota, where the only option is for residents to vote by mail. 

Grand Rapids Herald Review
May 16, 2019

Diplomat-in-Residence Mary Curtin was a guest on this program to discuss the implications of escalating tensions with Iran. 

WCCO Radio
May 15, 2019

Professor Robert Kudrle comments in this story on how difficult it is for consumers to buy products made in America, since they often contain parts sourced from all over the world.

Time
May 14, 2019

Cherrene Horazuk, an administrative assistant at the Humphrey School and president of AFSCME Local 3800, the University's clerical workers union, comments in this story on the University of Minnesota's efforts to reduce spending on administrative costs. 

Star Tribune
May 14, 2019

This post features a map and report from the Center on Women, Gender, and Public Policy regarding the need for rural Minnesota workers to have access to paid family leave.

StreetsMN
May 13, 2019

Professor Robert Kudrle is interviewed for this story on the potential impacts of the trade war between the United States and China. 

KARE
May 13, 2019

Professor Robert Kudrle is featured in this 'Good Question' segment explaining how tariffs work in the context of trade tensions between the United States and China. 

WCCO TV
May 13, 2019

Professor Robert Kudrle explains how tariffs on Chinese imports will affect American consumers.   

WCCO Radio
May 13, 2019

The Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development (BILLD), which is hosted by the Humphrey School, is mentioned. 

WisPolitics.com
May 11, 2019

Senior Fellow Jay Kiedrowski comments in this story on the Wilder Foundation's financial challenges. 

Star Tribune
May 11, 2019

This commentary, which discusses whether Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) should be licensed to provide health care in Kansas, mentions Professor Morris Kleiner's research on occupational licensing. 

Wichita Eagle
May 10, 2019

Professor Robert Kudrle comments in this article on the ongoing trade negotiations between the United States and China. 

Associated Press
May 9, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story on Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar's strategy in her campaign for president in the crowded Democratic primary field. 

The Guardian
May 9, 2019

Professor Robert Kudrle is quoted in this story about Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Minnesota, which focused on the Trump administration's trade policy. 

MPR News
May 9, 2019

Professor Robert Kudrle comments in this story on how President Trump's steps to raise tariffs on imported Chinese goods could impact the American economy. 

Associated Press
May 8, 2019

Senior Fellow Jay Kiedrowski comments in this story evaluating Minnesota's proposal to land Amazon's second headquarters. 

Finance & Commerce
May 7, 2019

In this commentary, Humphrey School alumna Kadra Abdi (MPP '11) encourages the Twin Cities' Metropolitan Council to pay more attention to racial disparities in employment, housing, and transportation. Abdi is the founder and CEO of Synergy Consulting.  

St. Paul Pioneer Press
May 7, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story about U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, who represents Minnesota's 5th Congressional District. Omar is an alumna of the Humphrey School's Policy Fellows program. 

HuffPost
May 6, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story on why Democratic presidential candidates are likely to pay more attention to Minnesota in the campaign for the 2020 election. 

WCCO TV
May 5, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story looking at whether the United States should go back to electing its vice president separately from the president. 

Wall Street Journal
May 5, 2019

Humphrey School alumna Jennifer Nelson (MPP '14) of Fridley is one of the four finalists in the annual Great American Think-Off debate, which takes place on June 8 in New York Mills, Minnesota. The finalists will debate the question, "To vote or not to vote: does it matter?" 

Brainerd Dispatch
May 2, 2019

MPR News Presents aired a Humphrey School event featuring Harvard University political scientist Theda Skocpol on America's future as a representative republic. The discussion was moderated by Professor Larry Jacobs. 

MPR News
May 1, 2019

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