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14 Jul ‘20

Bonding bill unveiled, but passage far from certain

2020-07-14T16:08:32-05:00July 14th, 2020|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Jobs, News, Special Session, Transportation|

The second special session of 2020 kicked off this week with a renewed focus on bonding. On Monday, the House unveiled a $1.35 billion bonding bill that was combined with a tax bill. This morning, the House Ways and Means Committee voted on a party-line basis to advance the bill. . . .

10 Jul ‘20

CGMC president urges Legislature to pass bonding bill in special session, says critical projects can’t wait

2020-07-10T16:10:54-05:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, COVID-19, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Jobs, Media, News, Press Releases, Special Session|

For Immediate Release                                                                                    Contact: Julie Liew Below is a statement from CGMC President and Willmar City Council Member Audrey Nelsen regarding the special legislative session scheduled to begin July 13: “Minnesotans are desperate for our lawmakers to prove that they can work together for the good of our . . .

12 Jun ‘20

News Release: Special session must not adjourn until Legislature passes a bonding bill

2020-06-12T13:36:42-05:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, COVID-19, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Jobs, Media, News, News and Events, Press Releases, Special Session, Transportation|

For Immediate Release Contact: Julie Liew A large public works package is needed to help Greater Minnesota communities — and the entire state — rebound from COVID-19 pandemic ST. PAUL—As state legislators prepare to tackle a laundry list of items during a special session that began today, Greater Minnesota city . . .

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 . . .

16 May ‘20

Uncertainty continues as Senate unveils its bonding bill and House bill fails to pass

2020-05-16T14:15:35-05:00May 16th, 2020|Categories: Bonding, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Jobs, News, Special Session, Transportation|

The Minnesota House took up the bonding bill, HF 2529 (authored by Rep. Mary Murphy, DFL-Hermantown) the floor this morning. After a relatively short floor debate, House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) stood to inform everyone his caucus would not vote for the bill. He further stated that there would . . .

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