Monthly Archives: January 2016

January 31, 2016

Forums set on Minnesota bill to give terminally ill right to die

A state senator is holding listening sessions across the state for a bill that would allow terminally ill Minnesotans to receive medication to end their lives early if their suffering becomes unbearable. (more…)

January 22, 2016

‘Bonding’ will be one of the most important debates at the Minnesota Legislature this year. So how does the process actually work?

Gov. Mark Dayton made history last week when he proposed a $1.4 billion bonding bill for clean water, college campuses and other public construction projects across the state.

It’s the largest single bonding bill ever proposed in Minnesota, setting the bar high for the biennial debate about how much money lawmakers should borrow in order to tackle a backlog of infrastructure needs across the state.  Read more.
January 7, 2016

UST Evening on the Principle of Subsidiarity in Health Care Environments on February 24th

The topic of the 2016 annual Higher Calling dinner and lecture is the principle of subsidiarity and its application in business and health care environments. Inspiration for the topic is Respect in Action: Applying Subsidiarity in Business, a 2015 book co-authored by four St. Thomas faculty members and addressed to leaders who are committed to creating organizations where employees and firms can develop and flourish. (more…)