This year, local governments are battling financial challenges on multiple fronts with unexpected revenue losses due to COVID-19 and an uncertain state budget outlook. The most recent November budget forecast shows a surplus of $641 million for 2020-2021 and a budget deficit of $1.3 billion for the 2022-2023 biennium. To . . .
CGMC calls on Governor, legislative leaders to pass COVID-19 relief package for businesses and workers
In a letter addressed to Governor Tim Walz and the leaders of the four main legislative caucuses, CGMC President and Little Falls Mayor Greg Zylka called on them to quickly work together to pass an emergency COVID-19 relief package to aid businesses and workers impacted by the pandemic and resulting . . .
From all of us at the CGMC, we want to express a sincere thank you to our member cities and all the city leaders who have worked tirelessly during this challenging year. Your advocacy and continued support for the CGMC helped us achieve several successes at the Legislature this year, . . .
Thank you to the more than 100 city leaders who attended the CGMC Virtual Fall Conference last week! While we certainly missed seeing everyone in person, we still had a great day filled with informative presentations and panel discussions: One Seat, Two Seat, Red Seat, Blue Seat: 2020 Election . . .
All CGMC members are invited to join us tomorrow for the FREE CGMC Virtual Fall Conference! Here are the details: CGMC VIRTUAL FALL CONFERENCE Date: Thursday, November 19, 2020 Time: 10 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Location: Virtual conference held over Zoom Register: bit.ly/cgmc_fall2020 (Note: After you register, you will receive an email . . .
The Minnesota Legislature convened this afternoon for its sixth special session of 2020. Like the five that came before it, this special session was triggered by the latest 30-day extension of Gov. Walz’s peacetime emergency declaration, under which he has issued numerous executive orders related to the state’s response to . . .