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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:

20 Jun ‘20

Special session sputters to disastrous finish

2020-06-22T14:52:30-05:00June 20th, 2020|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, COVID-19, News, Special Session|

The Legislature’s special session sputtered to a close early this morning without agreement on any of the big-ticket items such as bonding, police reforms or how to distribute the federal CARES Act funds to local governments. It was a frustrating finish, especially considering the lack of accomplishments during the regular . . .

20 Jun ‘20

CGMC President: Special session a ‘train wreck;’ Minnesotans ‘deserve better’

2020-06-20T08:42:01-05:00June 20th, 2020|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, COVID-19, Media, News, News and Events, Press Releases, Special Session|

For Immediate Release Contact: Julie Liew Below is a statement from CGMC President and Willmar City Council Member Audrey Nelsen on the conclusion of the Minnesota Legislature’s special session: “The special session was a train wreck. Between the COVID-19 pandemic, economic downturn and recent civil unrest, Minnesotans need strong state . . .

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