Kim Crockett

Prior to joining The Minnesota Free Market Institute, Crockett served for five years as Corporate Counsel to TCF National Bank in Wayzata, MN. Crockett has been a member of the Federalist Society since 1984 when she founded the student chapter at Penn Law in Philadelphia. She is currently Chairman of the Minneapolis Lawyers Chapter. She also owns a small business with her husband. Kim is a member of the Deephaven City Council and Chairman of the five-city Excelsior Fire District. She has served Governor Tim Pawlenty as an appointee to Minnesota Compensation Council and the Minnesota Supreme Court as member of the Committee on Minnesota’s Code of Judicial Conduct. A native of Minnesota, Kim is married to Brian Crockett and has two children, Will and Katharine.

Andrew Biggs on Pensions in the Wall Street Journal: Pension Commission Meets January 31st at 5pm


Andrew Biggs had another good article in the Wall Street Journal yesterday called “Why Public Pensions are so Rich”. The pay-wall is down so you can enjoy it. It reminded me to tell you that the LCPR (pension commission) begins meeting again on Tuesday nights at 5:00 pm, January 31st and throughout the session. Here […]

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December Greetings and Giving: Would You Include Us This Year in Your Charitable Giving?


Dear Members and Friends, Thank you for your support this year! We have heard from many of you this fall, some old friends and some new. If we have not heard from you, would you include us in your December giving? (All donations are 100% tax deductible.)  We are busy preparing for upcoming policy battles […]

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Victory for Freedom! Ramsey County Issues Temporary Injunction Against Day Care Union Election; Next Hearing is January 17th

Rally at the Rotunda

Here is the press release from ChildCareFreedom.  While this is very good news  for Minnesotans who do not support the unionization of daycare providers (or any small business owners for that matter), we have to always ask what can other branches of government do to address this issue. While the Rule of Law triumphed this […]

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