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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 . . .

11 Jun ‘20

Guest column calls on Legislature to pass large bonding bill

2020-06-11T16:38:47-05:00June 11th, 2020|Categories: CGMC Programs, COVID-19, Economic Development, Environment, Jobs, Media, News, News and Events, Special Session, Transportation|

CGMC Executive Director Bradley Peterson penned a guest column for the online news site Minnesota Reformer in which he called on the Minnesota Legislature to pass a bonding bill during the upcoming special session that invests at least $1.5 billion in critical infrastructure projects around the state. In his column, . . .

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 . . .

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