As part of its 2006 Elections Project, the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance hosted a series of policy talks featuring candidates for statewide elective office. The purpose of the series was to provide an opportunity for each candidate to discuss their substantive concerns about critical challenges facing Minnesota and the nation, and to offer recommendations on appropriate policy responses.
Governor Tim Pawlenty's presentation was the second in a series of policy talks hosted by the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance featuring candidates for statewide elective office. Tim Pawlenty is the Republican-endorsed candidate for Governor.
Tim Pawlenty was elected to his first term as governor in 2002. Prior to that he served in the MinnesotaHouse of Representatives for 10 years, including three years as Republican Majority Leader, and as a member of the Eagan City Council. Pawlenty earned degrees in political science and law from the University of Minnesota and worked in both private practice and as a criminal prosecutor.
Jacobs, Lawrence R..
Summer 2006: Candidate Policy Forum with Governor Tim Pawlenty (GOP).
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