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Burnsville taxpayers gain ally on City Council

August 25, 2017 The pattern is well-established.  When expenditures don't fit within their budget, government officials grasp for more revenue.  A tax-grab is nearly always their first option. Not so fast, says LPMNer Cara Schulz.  As someone who understands what it's like to hold gainful employment, she knows that residents "don’t get to just get

2017-11-28T13:00:25+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Burnsville taxpayers gain ally on City Council

Libertarians join city races in Minneapolis

August 16, 2017 Amid city races so far dominated by DFL incumbents and challengers, Libertarian candidates have now joined the field.  The Star Tribune took note of this in their latest article covering the Minneapolis races. None have been involved in politics outside of the libertarian movement, nor been members of any other party.  All

2017-08-16T23:15:33+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Libertarians join city races in Minneapolis

Government, forcing restrictions or enforcing liberty?

July 28, 2017 This Op-Ed commentary was submitted to MinnPost by LPMN Chair Chris Holbrook.  The original article can be seen here.  It is also reproduced below. Government’s role: to protect the minority from the majority By Chris Holbrook |  07/28/17 I was bothered by the assertion of a published commentary piece this week ("Government's

2017-07-28T16:29:44+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Government, forcing restrictions or enforcing liberty?

Libertarian activist defends retailers and minorities against new ban

July 18, 2017 The latest news comes as no surprise to most residents of Minneapolis, who've been besieged by numerous mandates, bans, and restrictions in recent years by its City Council.  Many anti-liberty ordinances from the city have since been enacted by surrounding suburbs, and often eventually, statewide by the legislature. However, Libertarians in Minneapolis

2017-07-18T05:33:35+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Libertarian activist defends retailers and minorities against new ban

LPMN statement on Philando Castile case

June 16, 2017 The following statement was issued by LPMN Chair Chris Holbrook after Officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted on all charges for the 2016 death of motorist Philando Castile: Philando Castile While we are deeply disappointed by the verdict in the manslaughter case against Jeronimo Yanez, we commend Ramsey County Attorney John

2017-06-16T19:22:10+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Comments Off on LPMN statement on Philando Castile case

Media entrepreneur becomes LPMN Executive Director

April 26, 2017 At the 2017 LPMN State Convention, members will have the opportunity to meet our new Executive Director, Matt Kowalski! A filmmaker and entrepreneur, Kowalski owns a media consulting agency in Crystal, Minnesota.  He became involved with the LPMN as campaign manager for the Holbrook/Dock Libertarian gubernatorial ticket in 2014.  He remained active

2017-04-26T22:54:13+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Media entrepreneur becomes LPMN Executive Director

Voter’s Guide to endorsed candidates 2016

November 4, 2016 We hope this Voter’s Guide will assist our membership and supporters in making their decisions for the November 8 general election. It's a complete listing of all LPMN-endorsed candidates running for local, state, and federal offices. This is intended to be a one-stop shop for information about our candidates, how they were

2016-11-04T21:03:16+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Voter’s Guide to endorsed candidates 2016

Star Tribune | Cash, not borrowing: Libertarians shake up Crystal City Hall

The following was published in the Star Tribune by Steve Karnowski (Asssociated Press) on October 31, 2016. When most cities want to build something — a water plant, a convention center — they borrow the money on the bond market and pay it off over time with interest. Not Crystal, a middle-class suburb of Minneapolis.

2016-10-31T16:12:25+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Comments Off on Star Tribune | Cash, not borrowing: Libertarians shake up Crystal City Hall

Star Tribune: Libertarian Gary Johnson charms crowd in Shakopee

The following was published in the Star Tribune by Natalie Daher on October 27, 2016. It was pro-Uber, antiwar, pro-marijuana and anti-surveillance at the leading third-party candidate's rally Thursday night in Minnesota. It was pro-miracle (for the win) and anti-border wall. It was pro-Black Lives Matter — despite a handful of boos — and anti-crony

2016-10-28T11:20:57+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Comments Off on Star Tribune: Libertarian Gary Johnson charms crowd in Shakopee

Joe Weverka at MN District 67 Candidate Forum

Watch this video to find out more about Libertarian candidate Joe Weverka and his plan for District 67. This candidate forum was organized by the league of Women Voters - Saint Paul, to present a discussion with candidates for the MN District 67 Senate seat, and MN House District 67A and 67B seats. The event

2016-10-27T12:57:58+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Comments Off on Joe Weverka at MN District 67 Candidate Forum