3M gave $100,000 to MN Forward, a coalition of Minnesota busineses aimed at electing business friendly candidates. The groups latest campaign finance report shows 3M was one of 17 businesses that gave to the group.
MN Forward reports raising $1.358 million since the start of the year. The group spent $856,449. The group reports spending $300k on ads criticizing Democrat Mark Dayton and $348k on ads in support of Republican Tom Emmer.
You can read the full report here.
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