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. . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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, . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .