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Updated: 09/19/2013 8:37 PM
Created: 09/19/2013 8:08 PM KSTP.com | Print |  Email
By: Cassie Hart

Meeting: Connection Between Economic Growth, Freight

National and state leaders from the public and private sectors will discuss new research revealing the connection between economic growth and the state of the nation’s freight-moving infrastructure.

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, Former U.S. Rep. and House Transportation Committee Chair James Oberstar , Minnesota Rep. Michael Beard , Minnesota Senator Scott Dibble, BNSF Railway CEO and Chairman Matthew K. Rose will be in attendance.

Business and policy panels include representatives from Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Essar Steel, the St. Paul Port Authority, and the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Research will be presented by Lee Munnich, Jr., Humphrey School of Public Affairs senior fellow; and Tom Horan, visiting professor.

It will be Friday, Sept. 20, 2013; 9 a.m.–11:45 a.m. at Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455


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