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Speeches from Second Chance Day

Feb 20, 2017, 10:21 AM

“I’m a felon.” This declaration was made more than once as Second Chance Day on the Hill speakers introduced themselves at the podium. It was a simple…

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The 2016 session of the Minnesota Legislature is underway! Get our first update and sign up for more.

Mar 16, 2016, 10:12 AM

By Deanna Smiley Gulliford, Director of Public AffairsGet the first update of the 2016 session.

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2015 legislative review: Goodwill-Easter Seals makes progress at the legislature; opportunities remain for 2016

Jun 25, 2015, 10:29 AM

By Deanna Smiley Gulliford, Director of Public Affairs For workforce advocates, the 2015 legislative session brought high hopes. A $2 billion surplus…

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2015 legislative session in review – unfinished business

May 29, 2015, 10:35 AM

By Deanna Smiley Gulliford, Director of Community AffairsThe regular legislative session wrapped up two weeks ago but a special session is looming…

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