Mike Dean, Common Cause Minnesota: 612-770-6908
Marilyn Carpinteyro Common Cause: 732-778-3459
CONSUMERS TO DEMONSTRATE OUTSIDE 3M SHAREHOLDERS MEETING
3m to consider resolutions on refraining completely from political spending
WHAT:Consumers and advocacy groups including Common Cause, Take Action Minnesota, Minnesotans for a Fair Economy and 99Power, to rally outside 3M shareholders to call on them to refrain from political spending. On Tuesday, 3M shareholder will consider a resolution that would require the corporation to refrain from political spending, both directly and indirectly via third-party vehicles. Also on the ballot is a shareholder proposal calling for greater transparency around the company's lobbying activities.
WHEN: Tuesday, May 8, 2012
WHERE: River Center
175 West Kellogg Blvd.
Saint Paul, MN
Office: Common Cause National
Issues: Money in Politics
Tags: Exposing Corporate Power
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