Tuesday, September 20, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Hilton Hotel, 1001 S. Marquette Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403

Admission: $30.00

Please join Center of the American Experiment for a lunch forum on Tuesday, September 20th, beginning at 12:00 at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Minneapolis. The lunch is the third of a series of quarterly forums focused on how liberal policies hurt the middle class, low wage earners and minorities.  The forum will feature three speakers with different perspectives,  and will focus on calls to dramatically raise the minimum wage, including but not limited to Minneapolis.

Meet the Speakers

Marty Portrait (819x1024) (512x640)Sen. John Marty 

Senator John Marty has been a member of the Minnesota Senate for 29 years and currently represents District 66.  Senator Marty serves as the chair of the Senate Environment and Energy Committee and the Environment and Energy Budget Division.



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Dan McElroy is president and CEO of Hospitality Minnesota and executive vice president of the MN Restaurant Association, the MN Lodging Association and the MN Resort & Campground Association. Mr. McElroy formerly served as Chief of Staff for Governor Tim Pawlenty.



img-markperryhires_163457313189Dr. Mark Perry

Mark Perry is a scholar at American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and a professor of economics at the University of Michigan’s Flint Campus.  His research areas include financial markets and U.S. and international economics.  Dr. Perry is also the creator and editor of the popular economics blog Carpe Diem.


Questions? Contact Samantha Peterson at [email protected] or 612-584-4559