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16 Jun ‘20

ACTION ALERT – Urge Gov. Walz, Minnesota House to approve $841M in CARES Act funding for local governments

2020-06-16T15:58:30-05:00June 16th, 2020|Categories: Action Alert, COVID-19, News, News and Events|

This afternoon, the Minnesota Senate passed legislation to distribute $841 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds (the “CARES Act”) to local governments. Click here to see how much money your city would receive under the bill. At this point, we do not know when the House will take up this . . .

11 Jun ‘20

ACTION ALERT – We need a bonding bill!

2020-06-11T11:41:46-05:00June 11th, 2020|Categories: Action Alert, Bonding, CGMC Programs, COVID-19, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Jobs, News, Special Session, Transportation|

As the Minnesota Legislature prepares to reconvene Friday, June 12 for a special session, it is critical that you reach out to your legislators and make it clear that they must pass a bonding bill before they adjourn. As CGMC Executive Director Bradley Peterson emphasizes in this guest column for . . .

29 Apr ‘20

ACTION ALERT – Urge your legislators to pass a bonding bill!

2020-04-29T13:47:15-05:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Action Alert, Bonding, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Jobs, News, Transportation|

As our communities and state continue to grapple with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever that our lawmakers come together to pass a large bonding bill. The bonding bill is one of the state’s most powerful tools to help stimulate the economy and ensure . . .

23 Mar ‘20

ACTION ALERT: Support rural renters – Contact your Federal Representative and Senators today!

2020-03-25T09:18:31-05:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Action Alert, CGMC Programs, COVID-19, Economic Development|

The clock is ticking! With Congress quickly fighting to pass a comprehensive COVID-19 relief package, Greater Minnesotans know that it is necessary to include supports for renters. The White House has called for final passage of the package by today, March 23. With over a trillion dollars on the line . . .

16 Mar ‘20

5 steps to handling a pandemic in Minnesota government workplaces

2020-03-25T09:21:11-05:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Action Alert, COVID-19, Labor & Employee Relations, News, News and Events|

The World Health Organization declared the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the disease it causes, named "coronavirus disease 2019" (COVID-19), outbreak as a pandemic. This designation signifies that COVID-19 is a global disease outbreak, which occurs when a new virus emerges for which there is little or no immunity in the human . . .

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