For Immediate Release Consumers to Demonstrate outside 3M Shareholders Meeting

Posted on May 7, 2012


Contacts:

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

9:30 am

WHERE: River Center

175 West Kellogg Blvd.

Saint Paul, MN

Office: Common Cause National

Issues: Money in Politics

Tags: Exposing Corporate Power

Common Cause is a nonpartisan grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. We work to create open, honest, and accountable government that serves the public interest; promote equal rights, opportunity, and representation for all; and empower all people to make their voices heard in the political process.

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