2016 Election

Home/Topics/Elections/2016 Election
5 Jan ‘17

Rural voters felt left out and left behind — now is the time for action to strengthen Greater Minnesota

2017-01-30T13:50:14-06:00January 5th, 2017|Categories: 2016 Election, Bonding, CGMC Programs, Energy & Environment, LGA, Media, News, Transportation|

A PDF version of this press release is available here. For Immediate Release: Jan. 5, 2017 Contact: Julie Liew, jlliew@flaherty-hood.com Rural voters felt left out and left behind — now is the time for action to strengthen Greater Minnesota ST. PAUL—As new and returning lawmakers convene in St. Paul for . . .

17 Nov ‘16

Greater Minnesota city leaders expect progress for rural Minnesota in 2017 legislative session

2016-11-23T10:59:58-06:00November 17th, 2016|Categories: 2016 Election, Bonding, CGMC Programs, Events, Fall Conference, LGA, Media, News, News and Events|

A PDF version of this press release is available here. For Immediate Release: Nov. 17, 2016 Contact: Julie Liew, jlliew@flaherty-hood.com ALEXANDRIA, MINN.—With rural legislators now making up more than 60 percent of the Minnesota House and Senate Republican majorities, city leaders from across Greater Minnesota are calling for a renewed . . .

3 Nov ‘16

Join us for the CGMC Fall Conference — Register today!

2016-11-17T16:53:58-06:00November 3rd, 2016|Categories: 2016 Election, CGMC Programs, Events, Fall Conference|

Thank you to everyone who has already registered for the CGMC Fall Conference. For those who haven’t, we hope you will join us for the conference Thursday, Nov. 17-Friday, Nov. 18 at Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center in Alexandria. To register, fill out this registration form and email, mail or . . .

12 Oct ‘16

Minnesota mayors: Let’s support candidates who will deliver results

2016-10-31T10:22:08-05:00October 12th, 2016|Categories: 2016 Election, CGMC Programs, Media, News, News and Events|

Below is a guest column that was sent to newspapers across the state this week. It has been published in the Owatonna People's Press, Worthington Daily Globe, Hutchinson Leader, Renville County Register, Granite Falls Advocate Tribune, Grand Forks Herald, Winona Daily News, West Central Tribune, Pine Journal, Alexandria Echo Press, Fergus . . .

7 Oct ‘16

CGMC to host legislative candidate debates

2016-10-18T10:15:12-05:00October 7th, 2016|Categories: 2016 Election, Events|

The CGMC is hosting a series of debates to give candidates running for a seat in the Minnesota Legislature a chance to talk face-to-face about important issues and give residents a chance to get to know them better. The debates are scheduled as follows: House District 27A – 7 p.m. . . .

23 Sep ‘16

Register now for the CGMC Fall Conference!

2016-11-03T12:02:53-05:00September 23rd, 2016|Categories: 2016 Election, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Events, Fall Conference, Jobs, LGA, News and Events, Transportation|

A lot of things are going well for Greater Minnesota right now — unemployment is low and many communities are experiencing business and population growth. However, concerns remain. Cities are feeling the financial squeeze caused by years of stagnant LGA funding, projects are at a standstill due to the lack . . .

Load More Posts