The Minnesota Department of Revenue released the certified Local Government Aid amounts for 2020 last week. You can find the amounts for each city here. The LGA appropriation for 2020 is $560 million — a $26 million increase from 2019. LGA will increase by an additional $4 million in 2021, . . .
Each year, the CGMC honors the legislators, city officials and community leaders who helped advance the CGMC's goals over the preceding legislative session and/or an extended period of time. Click on the names below to read a press release about each individual award recipient or click here for a list . . .
For Immediate Release Contact: Julie Liew, email@example.com PDF version ST. PAUL—It took years of advocacy by city leaders and a late-night special session to get there, but funding for the Local Government Aid (LGA) program is finally being restored to its 2002 high-water mark. The tax bill passed by the . . .
The Legislature is back in session! Governor Walz called a special session for 10 a.m. Friday with the goal of passing the state budget. While the Governor and legislative leaders have expressed preference for a one-day special session, it remains unclear whether it will stretch into the weekend. Throughout the . . .
After blowing past their own self-imposed deadlines, Governor Walz and legislative leaders House Speaker Melissa Hortman and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka finally reached an agreement on the state budget Sunday evening. See their signed agreement. Although Monday was the final day of the regular session — per the State . . .
News release: Lawmakers must pass LGA increase in order for session to be considered a success for Greater Minnesota
For Immediate Release Contact: Julie Liew, firstname.lastname@example.org PDF version Below is a statement from CGMC President and Bemidji City Council Member Ron Johnson on the state budget agreement: “I’m pleased to see that the Governor and legislative leaders have come to a bipartisan agreement on the state budget. As lawmakers . . .