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13 Feb ‘20

Greater Minnesota city officials discuss child care needs with House majority leader

2020-02-14T16:13:20-06:00February 13th, 2020|Categories: CGMC Programs, Economic Development|

The House DFL held a press conference Thursday morning to roll out their top legislative priority for the session - $500 million in funding for early childhood and child care initiatives. The proposal would be funded through the state’s projected $1.3 billion budget surplus. Under the DFL proposal, the majority . . .

6 Feb ‘20

CGMC to Legislature: Seize this opportunity to invest in Greater Minnesota

2020-02-06T12:44:25-06:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Media, News, News and Events, Press Releases, State Budget|

For Immediate Release  February 6, 2020                                                                                     Contact: Julie Liew PDF version With state on solid economic footing, group says lawmakers must set aside partisan squabbles and focus on passing bonding bill, making other key investments ST.PAUL—With the state sitting on a $1.3 billion budget surplus and a AAA bond . . .

16 Jan ‘20

Governor Walz releases 2020 bonding proposal

2020-01-23T15:18:06-06:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Jobs, News, News and Events, Transportation|

Phase one of the 2020 bonding bill process concluded this week when Gov. Walz completed the release of his proposed bonding projects. There is a lot in the Governor's proposal for Greater Minnesota to be excited about. First, it’s the largest bonding proposal we have seen from a governor. At . . .

15 Nov ‘19

CGMC Fall Conference features great speakers, presentations

2020-01-07T11:41:28-06:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Events, Fall Conference, Jobs, Labor & Employee Relations, News and Events|

More than 115 city leaders from across Greater Minnesota convened in Alexandria Nov. 14-15 for the CGMC Fall Conference. Thank you for everyone who joined us for this fun and informational event! We also went to extend a big-thank you to all of the conference speakers and presenters who provided . . .

14 Oct ‘19

Volunteers needed to help set CGMC policy positions

2019-12-26T15:52:35-06:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Annexation & Land Use, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Jobs, LGA, Property Taxes, Transportation|

This time each year, CGMC members come together to shape the Coalition’s policy positions for the upcoming legislative session. We are currently seeking volunteers to serve on the policy committees, which will convene by conference call or in person over the next few weeks. The policy committees determine recommendations which . . .

2 Oct ‘19

CGMC President: Mini session provides opportunity for legislators to delve into Greater Minnesota’s needs

2020-01-08T10:55:16-06:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Environment, Events, LGA, Media, News, Press Releases|

For Immediate ReleaseOctober 2, 2019 Contact: Julie Liew PDF version Below is a statement from CGMC President and Willmar City Council Member Audrey Nelsen on the Minnesota House of Representatives’ ‘mini session’ in southern Minnesota: “I’m excited that the Minnesota House is holding its mini session in Greater Minnesota. It’s . . .

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