In the Media

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story about an upcoming vote to repeal the medical device tax, a move that would satisfy industry leaders and boost the reelection prospects for the bill’s Republican sponsor, U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen of Minnesota.

The Hill
July 1, 2018

Professor Robert Kudrle comments in this article looking at how multinational companies based in Minnesota would be affected by threatened global trade tariffs. 

Star Tribune
June 29, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story on the heightened interest in Minnesota's August primary election, and expected surge in early voting. 

WCCO TV
June 28, 2018

Senior Fellow Steve Kelley is interviewed for this article on compliance with a state requirement for art instruction in St. Paul Schools. Kelley helped write the law in 2003 when he was a state senator. 

MPR News
June 27, 2018

Professor Robert Kudrle comments in this story on Minnesota's medical technology industry, and  how it could see higher costs and job cuts if tariffs between the U.S. and China escalate. 

Star Tribune
June 25, 2018

Columnist John Rash spoke to Tom Friedman, New York Times columnist and recipient of a 2018 Hubert H. Humphrey Public Leadership Award, for this commentary on global migration issues.  The Humphrey School award event takes place on June 26.

Star Tribune
June 23, 2018

Professor Robert Kudrle was interviewed regarding President Trump's decision to impose another round of tariffs and their effect on trade. His interview begins at the 14-minute mark of this audio. 

WCCO Radio
June 22, 2018

Professor Robert Kudrle comments in this story on how Minnesota's soybean exports could fall dramatically if the United States and China follow through on their tariff threats. 

Star Tribune
June 22, 2018

Dean Laura Bloomberg wrote a letter to the editor praising Cheryl Reeve, head coach and general manager of the Minnesota Lynx, who is a recipient of a 2018 Hubert H. Humphrey Public Leadership Award. 

Star Tribune
June 22, 2018

Assistant Professor Janna Johnson comments in this story about new census figures showing Minnesota's population continues to grow more diverse. 

St. Paul Pioneer Press
June 21, 2018

This column recognizes two people from St. Paul organizations who are receiving Public Leadership Awards from the Humphrey School on June 26: Penumbra Theatre Artistic Director Sarah Bellamy and Daniel Rodriguez, executive director of Merrick Community Services. 

St. Paul Pioneer Press
June 21, 2018

Humphrey School alumnus Tane Danger (MPP '16) and the comedy troupe he founded, The Theater of Public Policy, are featured in this article. 

Star Tribune
June 21, 2018

Professor Robert Kudrle is interviewed for this story on how President Trump's international trade tariffs would affect Minnesota companies.  

KARE
June 19, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story previewing President Trump's scheduled rally in Duluth on June 20.

Forum News Service
June 19, 2018

Researcher Eric Ostermeier is quoted in this story on the August primary election in Minnesota, which will feature several competitive races. 

MPR News
June 18, 2018

Professor Robert Kudrle is quoted in this story on Cargill's public stance against the Trump administration's international trade tariffs. 

Star Tribune
June 18, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story previewing President Trump's rally in Duluth later in the week. 

Duluth News Tribune
June 17, 2018

Professor Ragui Assaad is quoted in this story examining impacts in the Egyptian labor market due to neighboring countries, such as Saudi Arabia, changing their policies toward foreign workers. 

Egypt Today
June 15, 2018

Researcher Eric Ostermeier's Smart Politics blog, reprinted here, looks at the chances of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker winning a third term. 

Urban Milwaukee
June 15, 2018

Ed Goetz, professor and director of the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, comments in this story looking at the revitalization of St. Paul's East Side. 

St. Paul Pioneer Press
June 14, 2018

Doug Chapin, director of the Humphrey School's Election Academy, is quoted in this story on a Supreme Court decision striking down Minnesota's law that bars voters from wearing political apparel inside polling places.

NPR
June 14, 2018

Recent Humphrey School graduate Alan Roy (MPA '18) was elected to the White Earth Tribal Council and the office of secretary-treasurer in band's June 12 election.

Detroit Lakes Online
June 13, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this article about how the president's campaign is managing the ticketing process for his rally in Duluth on June 20.

Duluth News Tribune
June 13, 2018

Humphrey School alumna LisaBeth Barajas (MURP '04) has been named the new community development director at the Metropolitan Council. She's been with the agency for more than 10 years. 

Finance & Commerce
June 13, 2018

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