On March 26, the Legislature passed a budget bill that provides $330 million in additional resources to address the COVID-19 pandemic and the unemployment, human services, and public safety investments needed across the state. Included in the bill is $30 million for grants to child care providers. The grants are . . .
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 . . .
Another successful Legislative Action Day is in the books! On Wednesday, more than 115 city leaders from across Greater Minnesota traveled to St. Paul for our annual “day at the Capitol” lobbying event. Thank you to everyone who joined us! The day kicked off with a welcome from CGMC . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .