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Executive order will help pollinators

St. Paul, Minn – Today Governor Mark Dayton issued an executive order to address the high rate of pollinator decline in Minnesota. Executive Order 16-07 is a wide-ranging effort that will help to preserve pollinators, including supporting pollinator habitat and restricting the use of certain pesticides. While this is a good first step, more action […] Read more


Senator Ron Latz Responds to False Attacks on SWLRT

GOP killed road and bridge funding across the state because they wouldn’t let metro counties pay for its own transit. The South West Light Rail Transit (SWLRT) project has been subjected to willful disinformation by those who oppose transit categorically. The false arguments about the legislative process allow Republicans to obscure the truth and their […] Read more


RealTime Talent is bringing WorkFountain to Minnesota

Building on the success of the Minnesota PIPELINE Project, Minnesota is taking another step in connecting employers and job seekers with today’s announcement that RealTime Talent has selected WorkFountain as the platform for a new kind of online labor exchange.This innovative online platform, which has found strong success in Michigan and Ohio, will bring a new level of connectivity that can reduce hiring bias, create faster matches, and ensure the best candidates get hired for the job.

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