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People

Our children will not live in poverty.
      1 Child poverty
      2 Low-income school children
Families will provide a stable, supportive environment for their children.
      3 Satisfaction with child care
      4 School transfers
      5 Child abuse and neglect
      6 Teen pregnancy
      7 Runaways
All children will be healthy and start school ready to learn.
      8 Low birth weight
      9 On-time immunization
      10 Preschool child development
Minnesotans will excel in basic and challenging academic skills and knowledge.
      11 Elementary school skills
      12 Eighth-grade basic skills
      13 College entrance scores
      14 High school graduation
Minnesotans will be healthy.
      15 Health insurance
      16 Infant mortality
      17 Life expectancy
      18 Premature death
      19 Smoking and tobacco use
      20 Suicide

Community and Democracy

Our communities will be safe, friendly and caring.
      21 Sense of safety
      22 Violent and property crime
      23 Juvenile apprehensions
      24 Volunteer work
People in need will receive support that helps them live as independently as they can.
      25 Nearby support
      26 In-home help for older people
      27 Welfare to work
      28 Food shelf use
      29 Homelessness
All people will be welcomed, respected and able to participate fully in Minnesota's communities and economy.
      30 Bias crimes
      31 Minority teachers
      32 Employment of people with disabilities
      33 Transportation for people with disabilities
People will participate in government and politics.
      34 Voter turnout
      35 Checkoff campaign contributions
Government in Minnesota will be cost-efficient, and services will be designed to meet the needs of the people who use them.
      36 Satisfaction with government services
      37 Price of government

Economy

Minnesota will have sustainable, strong economic growth.
      38 Growth in gross state product
      39 Employment of working-age population
      40 Energy efficiency of the economy
Minnesota's workforce will have the education and training to make the state a leader in the global economy.
      41 Post-high school education and training
      42 Job placement after two-year college
      43 Adults with college education
All Minnesotans will have the economic means to maintain a reasonable standard of living.
      44 Median family income compared to U.S. median
      45 Poverty rate
      46 Availability of full-time work
All Minnesotans will have decent, safe and affordable housing.
      47 Housing costs
      48 Home ownership
Rural areas, small cities and urban neighborhoods throughout the state will be economically viable places for people to live and work.
      49 Counties losing population
      50 Net gain in businesses
      51 Regional disparity in unemployment
      52 Unrestricted highways
      53 Urban home values
      54 Freeway congestion

Environment

Minnesotans will conserve natural resources to give future generations a healthy environment and a strong economy.
      55 Energy use per person
      56 Renewable energy sources
      57 Vehicle miles
      58 Air pollutants
      59 Water use
      60 Timber harvest
      61 Solid waste and recycling
      62 Toxic chemicals
Minnesotans will improve the quality of the air, water and earth.
      63 Urban air pollution
      64 Water quality in lakes and rivers
      65 Nitrate in ground water
      66 Erosion of cropland
Minnesotans will restore and maintain healthy ecosystems that support diverse plants and wildlife.
      67 Wildlife habitat
      68 Changes in land use
Minnesotans will have opportunities to enjoy the state's natural resources.
      69 Parkland and open space
      70 Recreational trails

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