In the Media

(Academic login required) Professor Larry Jacobs argues in this article that most Americans want a middle ground on health care reform, and endorses moves in Congress toward bipartisan efforts to improve Obamacare. 

Health Affairs Blog
July 31, 2017

Frank Douma, director of the State and Local Policy Program, is quoted in this article examining how Minnesota is preparing for driverless vehicles. 

Star Tribune
July 31, 2017

Frank Douma, director of the State and Local Policy Program, is quoted in this editorial on the regional impact of the new bridge over the St. Croix River, which will open to traffic later in the week.

St. Paul Pioneer Press
July 30, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article looking at how a fatal shooting by a Minneapolis police officer has pushed the issue of police community relations to the forefront of the mayor's race.

MPR News
July 29, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is a guest on Kerri Miller's Friday Roundtable, to discuss practical ways to improve America's health care system. 

MPR News
July 28, 2017

Senior Fellow Art Rolnick argues in this commentary that the $3 billion Wisconsin pledged in subsidies to the Korean manufacturer would have been better spent on education, particularly early childhood programs. 

Star Tribune
July 28, 2017

This editorial quotes Humphrey School Diplomat-in-Residence Mary Curtin as it argues that the United States and European Union should push back on recent repressive steps being taken by leaders in Poland. 

Star Tribune
July 28, 2017

Humphrey School experts Frank Douma and Yingling Fan are quoted in this article looking at the ramifications of a fare increase for  the Twin Cities' Metro Transit bus and rail lines. 

MN Daily
July 27, 2017

Professor Emerita Deb Swackhamer is quoted in this article profiling Scott Pruitt, the controversial head of the Environmental Protection Agency. 

Rolling Stone
July 27, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article profiling a nationwide campaign by a University of Minnesota professor foster dialogue between political opponents. 

MN Daily
July 26, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article looking at how the focus in the race for mayor of Minneapolis is turning toward police reform in the wake of a fatal police shooting. 

MN Daily
July 26, 2017

Eric Ostermeier, author of the Smart Politics blog, is mentioned in this article looking at the political future of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. 

Washington Post
July 26, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article looking at Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges' handling of a recent fatal police shooting as she runs for re-election. 

Associated Press
July 25, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story looking at whether health care reform could pass in the U.S. Senate, after Republicans voted to allow floor debate to begin. 

KARE TV
July 25, 2017

Former Sen. David Durenberger, health care policy expert and a member of the Humphrey School's advisory council, wrote this column urging current senators to take it slow on approving changes to Obamacare.

USA Today
July 24, 2017

Humphrey School alumna Leah Phifer (MPP '15) is exploring a possible run for Congress in Minnesota's 8th District. She is traveling the district this summer to talk to constituents before deciding. 

Message Media
July 24, 2017

Senior Fellow Art Rolnick is quoted in this article examining the economic impact in Minneapolis from hosting large events. 

MinnPost
July 24, 2017

Professor Robert Kudrle is quoted in this article examining the Trump Administration's actions on steel imports. 

Star Tribune
July 24, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story looking at the firestorm of criticism over the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman by Minneapolis police earlier this month.  

USA Today
July 23, 2017

Associate Professor Yingling Fan is quoted in this story that examines an ad campaign that blames transit spending for traffic congestion on Twin Cities area highways.

KARE TV
July 21, 2017

The Humphrey School's Mandela Washington Fellows were mentioned in this editorial for their volunteer service at Books for Africa on Nelson Mandela International Day. 

St. Paul Pioneer Press
July 21, 2017

Senior Fellow Jay Kiedrowski writes this commentary praising state government agencies for their efforts to become more innovative and creative, as recognized by the State Government Innovation Awards. 

MinnPost
July 20, 2017

A summary of the Humphrey School's Mandela Washington Fellows' volunteer visit to Books for Africa. 

Mshale
July 18, 2017

Humphrey alumnus Nick Swaggert (MPP '13) and the nonprofit he runs are featured in this article about recycling construction materials from old homes. 

Star Tribune
July 18, 2017

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