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is a Minnesota based organization offering a new model for public affairs dialog, by
~ offering innovative opportunities to involve citizens in public affairs without making extraordinary demands on their time
hosting a unique library of interviews with past and present political figures
~ encouraging participation (feedback) by citizens across political ideology
~ using electronic communication to educate and involve participants from their homes
~ arriving at recommended solutions to a variety of issues that affect us.
~ inviting participants to sign on in support of recommendations
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The interview summaries
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moving towards education and understanding,
rather than partisan debate.
The position reports
are recommendations offered by
the Civic Caucus Core group,
after considering significant feedback
from all citizen responses.
Schools should help teach students the conscientiousness
sought by employers -
cofounder and retired chairman and CEO
of Personnel Decisions International (PDI) - May
empowerment key to training the disadvantaged for living-wage
founder and chair of Twin Cities RISE!
- May 17, 3013
Chronic underfunding of general education harms districts more
than high special education costs -
Anoka-Hennepin School District
Dennis Carlson, and
Director of Special Education
May 10, 2013
increase an appropriate solution to state revenue problem
Jeff Van Wychen, Director of Tax
Policy and Analysis at Minnesota 2020 - May 3,
Highly skilled workers for good manufacturing jobs -
EJ Ajax and Sons, and E.J. Diagle,
Dunwoody College of Technology - April 26,
justification for new state spending -
Peter Nelson, Public Policy Director
for the Center of the American Experiment
April 19, 2013
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The Civic Caucus
is a non-partisan,
tax-exempt educational organization. The Core participants
include persons of varying political persuasions,
reflecting years of leadership in politics and
business. Click here
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Jan Hively, Dan Loritz (Chair), Marina Lyon, Joe Mansky,
Tim McDonald, John Mooty, Jim Olson, Wayne Popham and
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