This year’s public policy priorities. How can I keep track of what’s going on? Do’s and Don’ts when contacting lawmakers.
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There was good news from the Legislature in December when we learned that the state will have an unexpected budget surplus of $876 million projected for fiscal year 2012-13.
Education. Communication. Mobilization. These three words were Jason Adkins’ mantra 10 months ago when he joined the Minnesota Catholic Conference as its executive director with the goal of helping the church effectively deliver its social teaching message both inside and outside the halls of the state Capitol.
Catholic social teaching is central to our faith, and is based on — and inseparable from — our understanding of human life and dignity. These teachings are derived from: the Gospels and the words of Christ; papal statements and encyclicals; and Catholic bishops’ statements and pastoral letters.