Did you miss "Become a Citizen Journalist" on July 21, 2007? Click above to see Eric Black's speech to mnpACT!
Minnesota Network for Progressive Action
The mission of mnpACT! is to build a progressive community based upon the core values of respect, dignity and opportunity, by educating people about progressive ideas, advocating for progressive issues, and electing progressive candidates to local, state and federal offices.
The Chamber of Commerce Leadership Fund PAC publishes a questionnaire about issues concerning business. Rep. Anna Wills, District 57B took part in answering this questionnaire -- and I thought I'd share her answers in the transportation section....
How should Minnesota address its unmet transportation needs in the near future?
Minnesota should address its transportation needs with existing revenues by focusing on improving efficiencies.
Do you support an increase in the fuel tax for expansion and maintenance of roads and bridges?
Do you support raising the metro area sales tax . . .
I had a very pleasant face to face, sit down conversation with former Independence Party Vice Chair Kyle Lewis today. We went through a range of topics but mostly we talked about the IP. Where it is and how it got there.
Here are some of the tidbits....
The Independence Party entered this election season totally unprepared. Recruitment of candidates was meager to non-existent. Since a vacuum like that begs to be filled, members of the Ron Paul/Libertarian faction swooped in. The slate filled up with them. . . .