Minnesota Daybook

Associated Press Minnesota Daybook for Wednesday, Sep. 12.

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Wednesday, Sep. 12 – Thursday, Sep. 13 9:00 AM National Congress of American Indians 2018 Tribal Impact Days – National Congress of American Indians 2018 Tribal Impact Days. Speakers today include Republicans Sens. John Hoeven and Lisa Murkowski and Reps. Jeff Denham and Tom Cole, Democrats Sens. Tom Udall, Catherine Cortez Masto, Heidi Heitkamp, and Tina Smith and Reps. Frank Pallone, Gwen Moore, Derek Kilmer, Tony Cardenas, Ruben Gallego, Betty McCollum, Norma Torres, and Raul Grijalva, and Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeny

Location: Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.ncai.org/, https://twitter.com/NCAI1944

Contacts: Lorraine Basch, NCAI , lbasch@ncai.org


Wednesday, Sep. 12 10:00 AM Doctors Without Borders ‘Forced From Home’ exhibit opens in Minneapolis – Doctors Without Borders ‘Forced From Home’ exhibit opens in Minneapolis, sharing the stories of more the 68/5 millions displaced people worldwide. Attendees include Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and Doctors Without Borders aid workers

Location: The Commons, 425 Portland Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

Weblinks: http://www.msf.org/, https://twitter.com/msf_int

Contacts: Courtney Ridgway, Medecins Sans Frontieres, Courtney.Ridgway@newyork.msf.org, 1 646 369 4881


Wednesday, Sep. 12 11:00 AM Supporters of $15 minimum wage hold press conference ahead of hearing – Low-wage workers, tipped workers, faith leaders, and community supporters HOLD press conference preceding the public hearing on the Citizens League recommendation for a $15 minimum wage

Location: Saint Paul City Hall, 15 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN

Weblinks: https://15nowmn.nationbuilder.com/, https://twitter.com/15NowMN

Contacts: Celeste Robinson, 15 Now Minnesota, celeste.t.robinson@gmail.com, 1 301 741 7615


Wednesday, Sep. 12 11:30 AM Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce Leaders in Government Awards Luncheon

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton St. Paul East, 2201 Burns Ave, St Paul, MN

Weblinks: http://www.saintpaulchamber.com/, https://twitter.com/SPACC

Contacts: SPACC, info@saintpaulchamber.com, 1 651 223 5000


Wednesday, Sep. 12 4:00 PM Minnesota Coalition for Education Equity hold a news conference in support of a city investment in full-service community schools

Location: Minneapolis City Hall, steps, 350 S 5th St, Minneapolis, MN

Weblinks: http://www.educationminnesota.org/, https://twitter.com/EducationMN

Contacts: Chris Williams, Education Minnesota, chris.williams@edmn.org, 1 651 292 4816


Wednesday, Sep. 12 Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton meets with commissioners and staff throughout the day, closed press

Weblinks: http://www.state.mn.us, https://twitter.com/GovMarkDayton

Contacts: Caroline Burns, Office of the Governor, caroline.burns@state.mn.us, 1 651 955 4671


Wednesday, Sep. 12 – Friday, Sep. 14 NFU Fall Legislative Fly-In in Washington, DC – National Farmers Union Fall Legislative Fly-In, with 350 family farmers and ranchers in Washington, DC, to meet administration officials and Members of Congress. Day one includes briefing at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (with speakers including Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Office of the U.S. Trade Representative Chief Agriculture Negotiator Gregg Doud) and ‘Farm Bill Forum’ at the U.S. Capitol (with speakers including Democrats Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, Joe Donnelly, Tina Smith, and Michael Bennet and Reps. Jim McGovern and Chellie Pingree, and Republican Sens. John Hoeven and Chuck Grassley)

Location: Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.nfu.org, https://twitter.com/NFUDC

Contacts: Andrew Jerome, NFU press, ajerome@nfudc.org, 1 202 314 3106


Wednesday, Sep. 12 St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter throws out the first pitch at the Saint Paul Saints baseball game

Location: CHS Field, 360 N Broadway St, St Paul, MN

Weblinks: http://www.stpaul.gov/

Contacts: Liz Xiong, Office of the Mayor, liz.xiong@ci.stpaul.mn.us, 1 651 357 8448



Thursday, Sep. 13 10:00 AM Minnesota Fraternal Order of Police President Matt Hagen announces endorsement of Republican senatorial candidate Karin Housley

Location: Minnesota Peace Officers Memorial, St Paul, MN

Weblinks: https://www.housleyforsenate.com/, https://twitter.com/KarinHousley

Contacts: Jake Schneider, Karin Housley for Senate, jake@housleyforsenate.com, 1 507 215 2034


Thursday, Sep. 13 5:30 PM USACE St. Paul District host public meeting on Fargo-Moorhead diversion project – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District host public meeting on the Corps’ draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for the Fargo, ND/Moorhead, MN, Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project

Location: Courtyard by Marriott Fargo Moorhead, MN, 1080 28th Ave S, Moorhead, MN

Weblinks: http://www.usace.army.mil, https://twitter.com/USACEHQ

Contacts: Shannon Bauer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, shannon.l.bauer@usace.army.mil, 1 612 840 9453


Thursday, Sep. 13 – Friday, Sep. 14 Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless Annual Conference – Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless Annual Conference, titled ‘The Future is Now: Cultivating Champions for a Bolder MN’

Location: Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, 350 Harbor Dr, Duluth, MN

Weblinks: https://mnhomelessconference.org/, https://twitter.com/mnhomelessco, #MCHCONF

Contacts: Kirsten Rokke, Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless, kirsten@mnhomelesscoalition.org, 1 319 961 1402


Thursday, Sep. 13 Minnesota Judicial Branch holds oral arguments and a community dinner in Thief River Falls

Location: Lincoln High School, 101 Knight Ave S, Thief River Falls, MN

Weblinks: http://www.mncourts.gov

Contacts: Alyssa Siems Roberson, Minnesota Judicial Branch, alyssa.siemsroberson@courts.state.mn.us, 1 651 296 6043




Thursday, Sep. 13 Xcel Energy Inc: Q3 2018 Ex-dividend date

Weblinks: http://investors.xcelenergy.com/calendar.aspx?iid=4025308, https://twitter.com/xcelenergy

Contacts: Paul A. Johnson, Xcel Energy Investor Relations, Paul.A.Johnson@xcelenergy.com, 1 612 215 4535



Friday, Sep. 14 St. Paul Mayor Carter speaks at the CBC Foundation’s conference in Washington, DC – St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter speaks at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 48th Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, DC

Location: Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.stpaul.gov/

Contacts: Liz Xiong, Office of the Mayor, liz.xiong@ci.stpaul.mn.us, 1 651 357 8448



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