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~ offering innovative opportunities to involve citizens in public affairs without making extraordinary demands on their time
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~ using electronic communication to educate and involve participants from their homes
~ arriving at recommended solutions to a variety of issues that affect us.
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childhood is the most critical issue in education -
Brenda Cassellius, Minnesota
Commissioner of Education - November 8, 2013
use incentives to nurture, retain and attract Iron Range
Tony Sertich, Commissioner of the Iron
Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board - November
incentives critical to keeping 3M expansion in Minnesota -
Minnesota Senator Susan Kent, and
Doug Stang, 3M Public Affairs Executive - October
help Minnesota improve preparation of young people for skilled jobs -
Darlene Miller, president and CEO, Permac Industries
- October 11, 2013
City charter revision is long overdue -
Barry Clegg, Brian Melendez and Lyall
Schwarzkopf of the Minneapolis Charter Commission -
October 18, 2013
business incentives to yield broader benefit, lasting value
Executive Director of the Information
Technology and Innovation Foundation, Washington, D.C.
- October 4, 2013
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