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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 . . .

12 Jun ‘20

News Release: Special session must not adjourn until Legislature passes a bonding bill

2020-06-12T13:36:42-05:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, COVID-19, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Jobs, Media, News, News and Events, Press Releases, Special Session, Transportation|

For Immediate Release Contact: Julie Liew A large public works package is needed to help Greater Minnesota communities — and the entire state — rebound from COVID-19 pandemic ST. PAUL—As state legislators prepare to tackle a laundry list of items during a special session that began today, Greater Minnesota city . . .

11 Jun ‘20

What to expect when you’re expecting a special session

2020-06-12T14:06:53-05:00June 11th, 2020|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, COVID-19, Special Session|

This week, Gov. Walz issued a long-expected proclamation calling the Legislature into a special session set to begin June 12. The Legislature left plenty of work unfinished when it ended the 2020 regular session on May 18 without passing a bonding bill, addressing the distribution of federal CARES Act dollars . . .

11 Jun ‘20

ACTION ALERT – We need a bonding bill!

2020-06-11T11:41:46-05:00June 11th, 2020|Categories: Action Alert, Bonding, CGMC Programs, COVID-19, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Jobs, News, Special Session, Transportation|

As the Minnesota Legislature prepares to reconvene Friday, June 12 for a special session, it is critical that you reach out to your legislators and make it clear that they must pass a bonding bill before they adjourn. As CGMC Executive Director Bradley Peterson emphasizes in this guest column for . . .

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