Commentary: For years, kids walked to school without government help by Tom Steward June 11, 2012 Remember the safety patrol volunteers who got out of class early to stand guard at school crosswalks? The largest safety program in the world today, the School Safety Patrol Program was started in 1921 by the American Automobile Association (AAA) as a community service. AAA Minneapolis still provides all the necessary training materials, safety supplies and rec...
FFM's Tom Steward wrote a commentary piece for MPR on the proposed Northstar extension from Minneapolis to St. Cloud.
National Watchdog group Watchdog.org ran our piece: The Taxpayers' Missing Link?
KSTP's Tracking Your Money segment featured FFM analysis on Metro Transit's plan for a second back-up locomotive, or a back-up for the back-up.
The Pioneer Press featured FFM in an article on the brand new "green roof" for St. Paul's fire station.
FFM research was featured in a 5 Eyewitness News Tracking Your Money investigation on rarely-used Minnesota airports receiving millions in federal dollars for improvements.
5 Eyewitness News ran a follow-up piece on their office space story, both featuring FFM investigative research.
Original FFM investigative research was featured in a KSTP report on how much the state spends on office space this year. Could the state have saved taxpayers' money by leasing more reasonably priced office space? Watch the 5 Eyewitness News segment and read the story here.
Governor Tim Pawlenty mentioned FFM's latest report on an oversized pier on a small northern Minnesota fishing lake on his weekly radio show: Good Morning, Minnesota. Listen to the audio and view the original report!
VIDEO: 5 Eyewitness News featured FFM's "Pier Pressure" story on the Tracking Your Money segment. The story uses significant FFM research on a huge pier that cost taxpayers $667,000.
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