TwinWest News

Here are the latest press releases and news stories featuring TwinWest.

February 14, 2014 Minnesota lawmakers could move quickly this year to increase the state’s minimum wage.

February 14, 2014 Move to repeal taxes faces some hurdles

December 22, 2013 The Sun Sailor-Plymouth Tim Penny and Tom Horner lay it out at TwinWest's Legislative Breakfast

December 6, 2013 Deb McMillan quoted in the Star Tribune.

October 24, 2013 The Sun Sailor-Plymouth A Familiar face to lead the TwinWest board

October 17, 2013 The Sun Sailor-Plymouth TwinWest names Lehmann as board chair

August 26, 2013:  Rep. Erik Paulsen on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

May 7, 2013: The Outlier - Lakeshore Weekly News

Februaury 1, 2013: Metro business groups support mass transit buildup. - Kare 11

January 3, 2013: TwinWest Legislative Breakfast Transportation Panel - Northwest Community Television

November 12, 2012: Business community leaders renew commitment to Southwest Light Rail & regional transit -TwinWest Press Release

October 31, 2012: Plymouth-based TwinWest funds St. Louis Park Early Childhood Ed Program - Sun Newspapers

October 30, 2012: OPINION: Southwest Light Rail Transit Makes Sense for Jobs - St. Louis Park Patch

October 19, 2012: Letter: 'I'M Voting For Kirk Stensrud' - Minnetonka Patch

October 1, 2012: White House puts Southwest LRT on fast track (update) - Finance & Commerce

September 27, 2012: Former U.S. Rep. Jim Ramstad denounces partisanship in St. Louis Park - Sun Newspapers

September 27, 2012: Local Leaders React to DEED's Rejection of Southwest Light Rail - MinnetonkaPatch

August 16, 2012: TwinWest announces endorsement of Congressman Erik Paulsen

August 1, 2012: A very pleasant suprise. - Sun Newspapers

August 1, 2012: Board's difficult decision. - Sun Newspapers

August 1, 2012: Klobuchar tells TwinWest U.S. must be more competitive. - Sun Newspapers

August 1, 2012: Paulsen stops in New Hope, says don't expect tax relief until late in year. - Sun Newspapers

June 6, 2012: TwinWest Foundation names scholarship winners for 2012. - Sun Newspapers

June 6, 2012: Attorney, pet hotel owner are TwinWest's top businesses. - Sun Newspapers

May 25, 2012: TwinWest Chamber of Commerce Announces Entrepreneur and Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Winners. - TwinWest Chamber of Commerce

May 18, 2012: TwinWest Foundation Awards over $50,000 in Scholarships. - TwinWest Chamber of Commerce

May 18, 2012: TwinWest Chamber of Commerce Announces Entrepreneur of the Year and Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Finalists. - TwinWest Chamber of Commerce

April 5, 2012: New Hope gets Safety Camp Donation. - Sun  Newspapers

March 22, 2012: St. Louis Park puts on the Ritz for State of the City Address. - Sun Newspapers

March 22, 2012: Board's Difficult Decision. - Sun Newspapers

March 22, 2012: Taxes and Regulation on Paulsen's Mind in St. Louis Park Speech. - Sun Newspapers

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February 8, 2012: Future job growth depends on transit options - Patch.com

January 26, 2012: Governor proposes $25 in SWLRT funding - Sun Newspapers

January 25, 2012: Legislators should move quickly on bonding bill - Sun Newspapers

January 16, 2012: TwinWest session preview focuses on jobs, tax reform- Sun Newspapers

October 25, 2011:New Plymouth Business Council hits the ground running; Next Meeting Scheduled for Nov 8. - Sun Newspapers

Septeber 29, 2011: Plymouth Business Council Plans First Meeting October 11 - Sun Newspapers

September 14, 2011: Government Shutdown Part of New Normal - Sun Newspapers

June 15, 2011: Speaker Zellers Addresses Government Affairs Committee - Channel 12.

May 25, 2011: Emerging Entrepreneur & Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winners.

May 13, 2011: Legislative Breakfast Program

April 8, 2011: Transportation focus of Twinwest breakfast in SLP - Sun Newspapers

March 7, 2011: Sun Newspapers writes about the 2011 TwinWest STEM Summit.

March 7, 2011: Channel 12 overviews the 2011 TwinWest STEM Summit. (Story appears at the 8:18 mark of the newscast.)

March 7, 2011: Hopkins Patch covers the 2011 TwinWest STEM Summit.

March 7, 2011: STEM Summit press release from TwinWest.

March 4, 2011: Paulsen discusses changes under new Congress at TwinWest Breakfast, from Sun Newspapers.

March 2, 2011: CVB Kicks in to Gear, from Sun Newspapers.

February 11, 2011: Governor Dayton Stresses Finding Common Ground at TwinWest Breakfast in SLP from Sun Sailor.

February 11, 2011: Governor Dayton Addresses Business Leaders from Channel 12. Story timestamp: 2:18.

January 19, 2011: TwinWest Legislative Breakfast recap in Sun Newspaper. Party leaders preview legislative session at TwinWest breakfast in St. Louis Park.

December 22, 2010: Chamber president's article in the Sun Newspaper. 2011: The Year of the Rabbit, and optimistically jobs.

October 14, 2010:  Larry Jacobs talks politics at TwinWest Legislative Breakfast.  Read the Sun Newspaper article here.

October 14, 2010: Three major business advocacy organizations, including the TwinWest Chamber of Commerce, endorsed Representative Erik Paulsen for re-election to Congress. Click here to read the article.

September 23, 2010: TwinWest was featured in the Sun Newspaper for its announcement of endorsing Congressman Erik Paulsen. Click here to read the Sun Newspaper article.

September 22, 2010: TwinWest Chamber of Commerce Announces its Endorsement of Congressman Erik Paulsen

September 2, 2010: Governor candidates' differences clear at TwinWest debate. Read the Sun Newspaper article here.

August 27, 2010: 2010 TwinWest Chamber of Commerce Hosted a Gubernatorial Debate in the Race to Succeed Governor Tim Pawlenty.

June 15, 2010: 2010 TwinWest Entrepreneur of the Year builds business into regional leader

May 27, 2010: TwinWest honors businesses that navigate tough economy with St. Louis Park ceremony.

May 21, 2010: TwinWest Board Chair Steve Wise shared his insights with the Star Tribune on the recent announcement of the Polaris plant closing. Read Star Tribune article here.

May 20, 2010: The TwinWest Small Business Award Taskforce has selected Joseph Reilly, president of Payroll Control Systems as 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year and Thomas Heller, president of Soulo Communications as 2010 Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year.

April 22, 2010: TwinWest Chamber plans small business awards lunch. Read Sun Newspaper article here.

April 22, 2010: TwinWest announces BusinessConnection, providing business answers and assistance, by Bruce Nustad, TwinWest President and guest columnist

April 22, 2010: TwinWest Chamber President Bruce Nustad shares his thoughts with Channel 12 on rapidly growing ways to shop and do business. Read the article and see the video segment here.

April 20, 2010:  TwinWest Foundation Awards $45,000 in Scholarships!

April 7, 2010: The TwinWest Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for the 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year and Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Awards!

March 31, 2010: TwinWest Chamber President Bruce Nustad and Board Chair Steve Wise were featured on KARE 11 to discuss health care reform and local businesses. Click here to view the segment and article.

March 18, 2010: TwinWest Chamber President Bruce Nustad comments on the up tick in startup businesses during recessions.

February 11, 2010: The TwinWest February Legislative Breakfast Featuring Governor Tim Pawlenty was featured in the Sun Newspapers. Click here to read what Pawlenty told business leaders at the breakfast.

February 4, 2010: TwinWest Chamber concentrates on economic recovery, by Kerry Ness, guest columist.

January 30, 2010: TwinWest Board Chair Steve Wise was on Next Stage Business Radio Show along with TwinWest President Bruce Nustad on Saturday. To listen to the segment with Steve Wise, click here. To listen to the segment with TwinWest President Bruce Nustad, click here.STEMSummitKARE11

January 26, 2010: The TwinWest Chamber of Commerce was featured on Kare11 for hosting its second annual science, technology, engineering and math summit on Tuesday, Jan. 26. Click here to view article. To watch the video segment, click here.

December 10, 2009: Hopkins Business Receives $70,000 to Grow

December 10, 2009: Join a Conversation About a Brighter Minnesota Future, from Sun Newspapers

October 29, 2009: TwinWest Foundation impacts students more than ever, by Jennifer Albrecht, 2008-2009 Chair of the TwinWest Foundation Board of Directors

 

October 16: Wise Takes Helm of the TwinWest Chamber (including Annual Celebration coverage), from Sun Newspapers

October 16: Businesses Invest in Pre-K Learning, write up and video on Kindergarten Ready! initiative program from Channel 12

October 11: Healthcare Reform and Small Business, article featuring incoming board chair Dannette Coleman, from Sun Newspapers

October 8, 2009: Driven to Succeed, A TwinWest Foundation Career Path scholarship story from Channel 12

October 7, 2009: Kindergarten Ready! aims to prepare youngsters for school from KARE-11.

September 24, 2009: Local businesses receive opportunity to "grow" from the Sun Newspapers

May 2009: Foundation awards high school scholarships (pdf)

May 2009: TwinWest names Emerging Entrepreneur and Entrepreneur of the Year (pdf)

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