The Latest from the League


Minimum Wage Study Committee Begins Work

Committee members convene for first meeting, embarking on four-month study on ordinance options for Saint Paul. We kicked off our Minimum Wage Study Committee last week with our first meeting. Members of the committee -- made up of diverse backgrounds, interests and...

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Citizens League Voice: Capitol Pathways Alums, Up Close and Personal

From the Citizens League Voice magazine: Capitol Pathways alums reflect on their internship experiences in state government and policy. With the long-term goal of making our government truly representative of our communities, the program opens access to the Minnesota capitol to the next generation of leaders of color.

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Capitol Pathways Student Spotlight: Stephany Lopez

“The exposure, opportunities, and experiences I have gained from participating in Capitol Pathways has greatly impacted my career aspirations. It has really pushed me to think more about the ways in which I can affect and bring change to my community.”

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Citizens League Voice: Game Up

When it comes to public discourse , it takes courage and imagination to consider another person’s point of view, writes David Schimke in the Citizens League Voice magazine.

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Citizens League members wanted for minimum wage study

Earlier this year, the Citizens League published the findings of a scoping project regarding potential changes to the minimum wage in St. Paul. Commissioned by the Saint Paul Foundation, we began our work in November of 2017, identifying key questions, assessing data...

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What’s the problem with pensions in Minnesota?

As the Pioneer Press reports, "government pension plans are paying out more than they are taking in." According to the latest valuation reports, state public pensions should have $16 billion more in investments right now to pay for future retirement benefits that have...

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