Issues

Education Reform

Minnesota Action Network believes that signifcant education reform is one of the keys to guaranteeing Minnesota’s continued prosperity. Minnesota once paved the way for reform when it was the first state to adopt charter school legislation in 1991, but our education system has stagnated since then. Enacting some of the common sense education reforms below Read more here…

Repeal The Squeal – New Senate Office Building

Pro-spending liberals in St. Paul continue to waste your hard-earned tax dollars, and the plans for a BRAND NEW Senate Office Building at the State Capitol with a staggering price tag of $90 million is just the latest. At a cost of over $1.3 million per state senator located in it, this project is unnecessary and should Read more here…

2013 Minnesota Budget

The Minnesota legislature has finally passed their budget for the next two years. It scares us, and it should scare you. Here’s why: – Filled with broken promises: Minnesotans were promised that the school shift would be paid off. Instead, the legislature chose to shortchange our schools and are hoping the problem simply takes care Read more here…

Childcare Provider Unionization: Why It’s Wrong for Minnesota

Liberals in the Minnesota Legislature, led by Governor Dayton, passed a law that would potentially require self-employed child care providers to become unionized and pay union dues. There is no evidence that forcing child care providers is benefitting either the provider or the families they serve. On the other hand, there is plenty of evidence Read more here…