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25 Jun ‘20

CGMC president ‘happy and relieved’ local governments will finally receive fair share of CARES Act funds

2020-06-25T15:13:38-05:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: Announcements, COVID-19, Media, Miscellaneous, News, Press Releases|

Below is a statement from CGMC President and Willmar City Council Member Audrey Nelsen on the announcement that the Walz Administration plans to distribute $841 million in federal coronavirus relief funds (the “CARES Act”) to local governments:

13 Mar ‘20

State wrestles with response to COVID-19

2020-03-25T09:22:22-05:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Miscellaneous, News|

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 . . .

14 Feb ‘19

News Release: City leaders optimistic as lawmakers introduce bipartisan legislation to boost LGA funding

2020-01-06T11:05:57-06:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: LGA, Media, Miscellaneous, News, News and Events, Press Releases, State Budget|

For Immediate Release Contact: Julie Liew, jlliew@flaherty-hood.com 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 . . .

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