Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota Management and Budget - July Stone Arch PDF Print E-mail


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Saturday, July 9
8:30 to 10:00 a.m.

Wilde Roast Cafe

65 Main Street SE, Minneapolis

This month we're joined by Myron Frans, former Revenue Commissioner and now commissioner of the Minnesota Management and Budget office providing budget forecasts for the entire state.

Myron Frans was appointed to Commissioner of MN Management & Budget in 2015.  He previously served as Commissioner of Revenue from 2011 to 2015. Frans has three decades of private practice tax law expertise and served as president of Leeds Precision Instruments, a company in Golden Valley, Minnesota, that designs, manufactures and sells forensic microscopes around the world.   Frans is a graduate of the University of Kansas Law School. 

As usual, invite anyone interested--free and open to the public. Come, buy your coffee (the law is you can't bring food or drinks into a restaurant), learn a lot and have your questions ready.





MN's Leading Election System

With Secretary of State Steve Simon


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Listen to Secretary of State Steve Simon's excellent presentation on MN's outstanding election system emulated by many other states at the Think Again Brooklyns forum January 19, 2016.  Secretary Simon includes ways in which it can be improved, and he explains why it is important to vote.  He concludes with a quote from a tee shirt:  "Failure to vote is not an act of rebellion.  It is an act of surrender."

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YES! Magazine
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