Like other governments and organizations across the world, Minnesota government leaders are in the process of working through the state's response to the COVID-19 virus. This afternoon, Governor Walz held a press conference to announce that he has declared a peacetime emergency, which gives him additional powers to utilize the . . .
News Release: City leaders optimistic as lawmakers introduce bipartisan legislation to boost LGA funding
For Immediate Release Contact: Julie Liew, firstname.lastname@example.org PDF version ST. PAUL—City officials are hopeful that bipartisan legislation introduced today in the Minnesota Legislature will give a long-awaited boost to the state’s Local Government Aid (LGA) program. SF 1304/HF 1102, led by chief authors Sen. Bill Weber (R-Luverne) and Rep. Dave . . .
The CGMC honored 23 legislators and city leaders at our 2018 Legislative Awards Dinner, which was held July 26 in Mankato. A copy of the awards program handed out at the event can be found here. Click on the award recipients’ name to read a press release that outlines their . . .
For Immediate ReleaseFeb. 26, 2018Contact: Julie Liew, email@example.comPDF versionWater infrastructure funding bill bolstered by strong bipartisan supportBill would allocate $167M to state grant & loans programs that help cities pay for critical water infrastructure projectsST. PAUL—City leaders in Greater Minnesota are lauding legislation introduced today that would boost state funding . . .
News AdvisoryCoalition of Greater Minnesota CitiesContact: Julie Liew, firstname.lastname@example.orgCGMC to hold press conference call to address opportunities and dangers facing Greater Minnesota this legislative sessionGroup to discuss key issues including the state’s response to federal tax reform, Local Government Aid, infrastructure needs and child care shortageWho: Dave Smiglewski, mayor of . . .
Each fall, CGMC members work together to shape the Coalition’s policy positions for the upcoming legislative session. Policy committees will be convening by conference call in October and early November to draft recommendations which will be discussed and voted on by the full membership at the Fall Conference Nov. 16-17. . . .