Monthly Archives: October 2013

Rough roads ahead for rural transportation funding?

On this week’s Rural MN Radio, Jim and Marnie discuss the Center’s latest policy brief, “The Road Less Traveled.” Changes in everything from demographics to federal policy are creating conditions that will make funding Greater Minnesota’s highways and bridges even more difficult. The paper itself will be released next week. You can watch for it here at our blog’s new web address,

Rough roads ahead

MnSure up and running

Even though the federal government is shut down, Minnesota’s new health care exchange service is up and running this week. This week on Rural MN Radio, Marnie and Jim talk with State Sen. Kathy Sheran and find out how not following the federal model has affected Minnesota’s venture.

MnSure up and running