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Thursday, December 9, 2010

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • High cost of Minnesota child care
    Minnesota ranks 3rd nationally for cost of childcare. Though experts are not clear as to why costs are so high here, many parents note that they are priced out of high quality child care and have even left the workforce as a result.9:06 a.m.
    David Blau: is professor of economics at the Ohio State University.
    Chad Dunkley: is the president of the Minnesota Child Care Association. He's the chief operating officer of New Horizon Child Care.
    Ann McCully: is executive director of Minnesota Child Care Resource & Referral Network.
  • What's next for the environmental movement?
    The Cancun Climate Change Conference has received little attention, and efforts to pass a cap and trade bill through Congress appear to be dormant. Meanwhile, recent polling has shown climate change to be low on people's list of concerns. Has the moment for action on climate change passed?10:06 a.m.
    Jake Schmidt: International climate policy director for the Natural Resources Defense Council.
    Manik Roy: vice president of federal government outreach for the Pew Center on Global Climate Change.
    Scott Strand: executive director, Minnesota center for Environmental Advocacy.

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