The Jan. 17 issue of the Greater Minnesota Advocate shared some of the results of the CGMC's survey of city officials regarding issues such as LGA, city budgets and tax levies. The Advocate also highlighted the city of Waseca and provided some insight into how the city was able to . . .
The latest edition of the CGMC’s Greater Minnesota Advocate attempts to dispel the belief held by many that Greater Minnesota received more than its fair share in the 2013 Legislative Session. In analyzing the education reforms passed last session, it appears that school districts in the Twin Cities metro area . . .
In continuing the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities' look into property tax aids and credits, the newest edition of the Greater Minnesota Advocate focuses on the Homestead Credit Refund (HCR) program. The Advocate notes that changes to the HCR program in 2013 resulted in a significant increase in funding for . . .
The Nov. 5 edition of the Greater Minnesota Advocate, the CGMC's periodic newsletter, examines the 2013 Local Government Aid reform and how it affects both Greater Minnesota and the metro area. The newsletter also touches on the CGMC's plan to seek a $57 million increase in LGA, which would restore . . .
Greater Minnesota Advocate 10/25/11
The Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities strongly objects to the LGA cuts from certified amounts contained in the Tax Conference Committee Report that was passed last night. These reductions will only further accelerate the trend of increasing taxes and declining services that face communities across the state.