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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 . . .

11 May ‘20

Minnesota House unveils bonding bill

2020-05-11T17:37:09-05:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Jobs, News, Transportation|

The Minnesota House unveiled its proposed bonding bill, HF 2529, today without fanfare by posting it as an amendment to be heard in the House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday. The bill would appropriate slightly more than $2 billion in general obligation bonds and another $500 million in cash . . .

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 . . .

30 Mar ‘20

Update: Wastewater permit compliance and enforcement

2020-03-30T16:03:06-05:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Energy & Environment, News|

With the rise of COVID-19, cities may face difficulty complying with different aspects of their wastewater permit requirements. Both the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have issued statements and policies to assist permittees with compliance. Both agencies have also stated that they will . . .

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