28 Sep ‘20

Virtual transportation candidate forums to be held around the state

2020-09-28T13:35:43-05:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Election, Transportation|

The Minnesota Transportation Alliance and a number of its partner organizations are hosting a series of virtual transportation forums focused on Greater Minnesota. While attendees can join virtually from anywhere, each of the forums will feature speakers and legislative candidates from their respective regions. These events are a great opportunity . . .

10 Sep ‘20

CGMC educates candidates on issues impacting Greater Minnesota cities

2020-09-10T17:30:03-05:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Election, Annexation & Land Use, Bonding, CGMC Programs, COVID-19, Economic Development, Elections, Energy & Environment, Environment, Jobs, LGA, News, News and Events, Property Taxes, Transportation|

Each election season, the CGMC provides background information to help candidates become familiar with issues affecting Greater Minnesota communities. This week, we are mail our our 2020 information booklet — “Election 2020: Greater Minnesota’s Top Issues” — to all of the candidates and incumbents running for seats in the Minnesota . . .

21 Nov ‘18

CGMC Fall Conference sees record attendance for second year in a row

2018-11-30T15:10:38-06:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: 2018 Election, Annexation & Land Use, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Events, Fall Conference, Jobs, Labor & Employee Relations, LGA, Presentations, Property Taxes, State Budget, Transportation|

Thank you to everyone who attended the CGMC Fall Conference last week at Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center. More than 100 city leaders representing 50 cities attended the conference — setting an attendance record for the second straight year! The conference kicked off Thursday afternoon with a presentation by Minnesota . . .

16 Nov ‘18

With first Greater Minnesota governor in decades, city leaders see major opportunity with Walz Administration

2020-01-06T11:07:00-06:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: 2018 Election, CGMC Programs, Events, Fall Conference, LGA, Media, News, News and Events, Press Releases|

For Immediate Release Contact: Julie Liew, jlliew@flaherty-hood.com PDF version With first Greater Minnesota governor in decades, city leaders see major opportunity with Walz Administration ALEXANDRIA, MINN.—For the first time in more than three decades, Minnesotans have elected a governor who resides in Greater Minnesota. With Governor-elect Tim Walz’s outstate roots . . .

9 Nov ‘18

Election 2018: Walz wins, House flips, Senate stays the same

2018-11-09T10:19:32-06:00November 9th, 2018|Categories: 2018 Election|

For the first time since Governor Rudy Perpich (1976-79, 1983-91), Minnesota’s executive branch will be led by a governor from Greater Minnesota. With 54 percent of the vote, Tim Walz bested Jeff Johnson to win the governor’s race. Governor-elect Walz, who lives in Mankato, campaigned heavily under the motto “One . . .

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