Thanks to everyone who participated in the We Heart EPA campaign! We are happy to report that the effort resulted in some great actions:
Posts Categorized: Civic Engagement
Last week, we were fortunate to have a meeting for our member organizations with U.S. Representative Betty McCollum. We had more than 40 people in attendance, representing two dozen organizations. Thanks to our members who participated! Congresswoman McCollum (who represents Minnesota’s 4th district) provided some great insight into the federal budget through her work on… Read more »
Governor Dayton will release his budget plan on Feb. 15. Come get a look at the details Feb. 18, at 1 p.m., from Abigail Read, Executive Budget Coordinator at Minnesota Management & Budget.
It is critical that members hear from their constituents about the importance of funding the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
“As a student of Stillwater Area High School and a member of Youth Environmental Activists of Minnesota, a metro-wide coalition of students concerned with environmental affairs, I am a daily witness to the passion and desire present in our generation to transform our already beautiful state into a more sustainably conscious home.
Cole Norgaarden, a 10th grader at the Blake School in Minneapolis, testified Thursday, Jan. 27 at the House Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee during the hearing of House File 72. The bill proposes to repeal a Minnesota statute that limits carbon dioxide emissions by utilities.
We have compiled a list of questions related to clean energy that could be used at a public forum
By Rachel Wilf, MEP Civic Engagement Project Intern On June 13th I traveled in a minivan for four and a half hours through the rolling hills of northern Minnesota. The destination? The White Earth Pow Wow in White Earth, MN. The goal of the MEP field team? Register 40 voters for the upcoming election. Recommend… Read more »