Pat Garofalo

Pat Garofalo

Pat Garofalo is the Director of State and Local Policy at the American Economic Liberties Project and the author of “The Billionaire Boondoggle: How Our Politicians Let Corporations and Bigwigs Steal Our Money and Jobs.” (He has no relation to Farmington Rep. Pat Garofalo.)


Minnesota must curb anti-competitive tactics if it wants to be an innovation center | Opinion

By: and - March 3, 2021

Minnesota was Silicon Valley before Silicon Valley. Fueled by government contracts for code-breaking machines during WWII, Minnesota companies were leaders in the computing revolution that transformed our world.  Today, policymakers are seeking to recapture that past glory and build a tech ecosystem to rival the hub out West. Standing in the way of that vision […]