In the Media

A profile of Melvin Carter (MPP ’11), who was elected mayor of St. Paul on November 7. 

International Business Times
November 8, 2017

Humphrey School alumnus Melvin Carter's election as mayor of St. Paul is mentioned in this roundup. 

CNN
November 8, 2017

Coverage of the election of Humphrey School alumnus Melvin Carter (MPP '11) to the mayor's office in St. Paul. 

Associated Press
November 8, 2017

Humphrey School alumnus Melvin Carter reacts to his victory in the race for St. Paul mayor. 

Star Tribune
November 8, 2017

Professor Morris Kleiner was the featured speaker at a roundtable of the Federal Trade Commission’s Economic Liberty Task Force, where he discussed the effects of occupational licensure on consumers and the workforce.  His remarks begin at about the 17-minute mark in this video. 

Federal Trade Commission
November 7, 2017

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

MPR News
November 7, 2017

Professor Greg Lindsey is quoted in this story looking at the next step in bicycle sharing: dockless bikes that can be picked up and dropped off anywhere. 

Star Tribune
November 6, 2017

This story outlines the efforts of the Humphrey Students of Color Association and the Public Affairs Student Association to create an election guide for students. 

MN Daily
November 6, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story, which looks at a controversial school board election through the lens of national politics. 

KMSP
November 5, 2017

Humphrey School alumna Trista Harris (MPP '02), executive director of the Council on Foundations, is quoted in this article looking at the impact of the House tax proposal on nonprofit organizations.

Star Tribune
November 3, 2017

Professor Emerita Deborah Swackhamer is interviewed for this article on the EPA's dramatic restructuring of how the agency gets scientific advice. 

Star Tribune
November 2, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article looking at a campaign ad in the Illinois governor's race that omits Minnesota in its comparison of Illinois to surrounding states. 

Chicago Tribune
November 2, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story looking at issues in the race for Minneapolis mayor. 

KARE
November 1, 2017

Dean Laura Bloomberg was one of three faculty presenters at a MN Sparks event, sponsored by the University of Minnesota Alumni Association, in Rochester, on November 1. Bloomberg was interviewed live on a local television station's evening newscast. 

KAAL TV
November 1, 2017

Professor Emerita Deborah Swackhamer is quoted in this article, which outlines the EPA secretary's decision to change the membership of scientific advisory committees. 

Associated Press
October 31, 2017

Frank Douma, director of the State and Local Policy Program, is quoted in this article looking at options for regulating self-driving vehicles nationwide. 

MinnPost
October 31, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs explains how ranked-choice voting works in this story looking at the upcoming municipal election in Minneapolis. 

MN Daily
October 30, 2017

Associate professor Jason Cao is quoted in this story that asks whether traffic patterns are affected when higher numbers of employees work from home. 

Governing
October 30, 2017

Eric Ostermeier, who writes the Smart Politics blog, is quoted in this article looking at the rematch in the gubernatorial race in Rhode Island. 

Providence Journal
October 29, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story looking at the race for mayor of St. Paul. 

KARE
October 27, 2017

Research by Eric Ostermeier, who writes the Smart Politics blog, was cited in this story looking at the number of Congress members who have announced their retirements recently. 

CNN
October 25, 2017

A profile of political consultant Jessica Byrd, who participated in the "Democratic Party at a Crossroads" symposium sponsored by the Humphrey School's Center for the Study of Politics and Governance. 

Minnesota Spokesman Recorder
October 25, 2017

Coverage of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) who spoke at the "Democratic Party at a Crossroads" symposium, sponsored by the Humphrey School's Center for the Study of Politics and Governance. 

Duluth News Tribune
October 24, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story, commenting on the political pressure that led DFL Gov. Mark Dayton to support a controversial mining project in northeastern Minnesota. 

WCCO
October 24, 2017

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