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10 Sep ‘20

CGMC educates candidates on issues impacting Greater Minnesota cities

2020-09-10T17:30:03-05:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Election, Annexation & Land Use, Bonding, CGMC Programs, COVID-19, Economic Development, Elections, Energy & Environment, Environment, Jobs, LGA, News, News and Events, Property Taxes, Transportation|

Each election season, the CGMC provides background information to help candidates become familiar with issues affecting Greater Minnesota communities. This week, we are mail our our 2020 information booklet — “Election 2020: Greater Minnesota’s Top Issues” — to all of the candidates and incumbents running for seats in the Minnesota . . .

4 Sep ‘20

Special session next week? Probably, but bonding bill still on hold

2020-09-04T09:47:46-05:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Bonding, COVID-19, News, Special Session|

With the fate of the bonding bill still unsettled, political tensions between Gov. Walz and Republican legislators have led to a great deal of uncertainty about what September will bring at the Legislature. In fact, although Gov. Walz has called a special session each month since June coinciding with the . . .

24 Jul ‘20

Face coverings required in the workplace

2020-07-24T16:55:31-05:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Miscellaneous, News|

On July 22, Governor Walz signed Executive Order 20-81 (Order), which requires people in Minnesota to wear a face covering in certain settings to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Effective July 25, face coverings will be required for individuals in all indoor business and indoor public settings. The Order is . . .

22 Jul ‘20

Governor mandates masks across Minnesota

2020-07-22T17:04:43-05:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Miscellaneous|

This afternoon Gov. Walz announced Executive Order 20.81 a statewide mandate requiring people in Minnesota to wear face coverings in public indoor spaces and indoor businesses. Masks are also required in outdoor spaces where social distancing is not possible. The order will go into effect Friday, July 24 at 11:59 . . .

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 . . .

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