National Coming Out Day 2013
October 11, 2013
The following are the prepared remarks of Senator Scott Dibble to students at North Hennepin Community College marking the 2013 National Coming Out Day.
We have been through an amazing time these last two years. A time when our ideals, values, hopes and aspirations as a state and as a country, were under a severe test. It gives me great pleasure to report that we met this test — passed it with flying colors. Consider the stakes: Our very freedoms — guaranteed in our constitution; the idea that every single one of us is equal in the eyes of the law; we each have the right to vote…
Star Tribune Commentary: Growing Minneapolis: The costs of inaction
September 29, 2013 | Updated: September 30, 2013 »
On Sunday, September 29, the Minneapolis Star Tribune published the following letter by Senator Scott Dibble and Representative Frank Hornstein on the costs of inaction on transportation as part of its Growing Minneapolis series:
Cities across the country are experiencing a population renaissance. Young people are opting for city life. People entering their golden years are looking for places to live where the things they want to do are nearby.
This change, a reverse from previous decades, is readily seen in Minneapolis even by casual observers. We are witnessing a rebound in home sales. Cranes are appearing in the skies all over the city, raising up condos and apartments.