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25 Oct ‘19

State launches online portal to solicit feedback on bonding projects

2019-10-25T12:08:01-05:00October 25th, 2019|Categories: Bonding|

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 . . .

25 May ‘19

News Release: Legislature passes bill to restore LGA funding to 2002 level

2020-01-06T11:04:46-06:00May 25th, 2019|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Environment, Jobs, LGA, Media, News, News and Events, Press Releases, Property Taxes, Special Session, State Budget, Transportation|

For Immediate Release Contact: Julie Liew, jlliew@flaherty-hood.com 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 . . .

24 May ‘19

Where does Legislature stand on LGA and other CGMC priorities?

2019-05-25T10:23:03-05:00May 24th, 2019|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Jobs, LGA, Property Taxes, Special Session, State Budget, Transportation|

The Legislature is back in session! Governor Walz called a special session for 10 a.m. Friday with the goal of passing the state budget. While the Governor and legislative leaders have expressed preference for a one-day special session, it remains unclear whether it will stretch into the weekend. Throughout the . . .

21 May ‘19

Legislative session heading into overtime

2019-05-24T11:59:45-05:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Jobs, LGA, Property Taxes, Special Session, State Budget, Transportation|

After blowing past their own self-imposed deadlines, Governor Walz and legislative leaders House Speaker Melissa Hortman and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka finally reached an agreement on the state budget Sunday evening. See their signed agreement. Although Monday was the final day of the regular session — per the State . . .

19 May ‘19

News release: Lawmakers must pass LGA increase in order for session to be considered a success for Greater Minnesota

2020-01-06T11:04:52-06:00May 19th, 2019|Categories: LGA, Media, News, Press Releases, Special Session, State Budget|Tags: |

For Immediate Release Contact: Julie Liew, jlliew@flaherty-hood.com PDF version Below is a statement from CGMC President and Bemidji City Council Member Ron Johnson on the state budget agreement: “I’m pleased to see that the Governor and legislative leaders have come to a bipartisan agreement on the state budget. As lawmakers . . .

22 Apr ‘19

CGMC presses need for Governor, Legislature to work together to achieve results for Greater Minnesota

2019-04-23T13:10:14-05:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Environment, LGA, News and Events, Property Taxes, State Budget, Transportation|

With the Legislature currently on hiatus for the Easter/Passover break, CGMC staff members hit the road this week to meet with editors and reporters in Greater Minnesota to provide an update on our legislative priorities and discuss our hopes heading into the final month of the legislative session. Stops included . . .

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