For Immediate Release February 6, 2020 Contact: Julie Liew PDF version With state on solid economic footing, group says lawmakers must set aside partisan squabbles and focus on passing bonding bill, making other key investments ST.PAUL—With the state sitting on a $1.3 billion budget surplus and a AAA bond . . .
Phase one of the 2020 bonding bill process concluded this week when Gov. Walz completed the release of his proposed bonding projects. There is a lot in the Governor's proposal for Greater Minnesota to be excited about. First, it’s the largest bonding proposal we have seen from a governor. At . . .
CGMC President: Governor Walz’s water infrastructure funding plan is great news for Greater Minnesota
For immediate releaseContact: Julie LiewPDF version Below is a statement from CGMC President and Willmar City Council Member Audrey Nelsen on Governor Walz and Lt. Governor Flanagan’s plan to invest $200 million in Public Facilities Authority (PFA) grant and loan programs for water and wastewater infrastructure: “The Governor’s proposal is . . .
Greater Minnesota city leaders: Success of 2020 legislative session hinges on passage of large public works bill
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENov. 15, 2019Contact: Bradley PetersonPDF version ALEXANDRIA, MINN.—City leaders from Greater Minnesota are calling on Governor Tim Walz and legislators to pass a large public works package that invests at least $1.5 billion in infrastructure needs throughout the state. That message was the main theme that emerged from . . .
As part of Gov.Tim Walz’s announcement last week that he will use the next two months to visit proposed capital bonding projects across the state, Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) launched an online portal allowing Minnesotans to submit comments on bonding requests that local governments have submitted. The portal asks . . .
For Immediate Release Contact: Julie Liew, firstname.lastname@example.org PDF version ST. PAUL—It took years of advocacy by city leaders and a late-night special session to get there, but funding for the Local Government Aid (LGA) program is finally being restored to its 2002 high-water mark. The tax bill passed by the . . .