The Minnesota Legislature convened this afternoon for its sixth special session of 2020. Like the five that came before it, this special session was triggered by the latest 30-day extension of Gov. Walz’s peacetime emergency declaration, under which he has issued numerous executive orders related to the state’s response to . . .
On Wednesday, Gov. Walz signed the $1.9 billion bonding bill passed by the Legislature last week. The enactment of the bill ends the long and winding road to the state’s largest-ever capital investment package, and the first one passed in more than two years. Passage of a bill seemed improbable . . .
After months of delay, stalemate, and disagreement, both the House and Senate have finally passed a bonding bill. The bonding investments were packaged with tax and supplemental budget items to form a large, special session omnibus bill. The bonding portion of the package totals nearly $1.9 billion in investments for . . .
Below is a statement from CGMC President and Little Falls Mayor Greg Zylka on the Legislature’s passage of a $1.9 billion capital investment bill.
The Minnesota Legislature convened on Monday for its fifth special session since May. While the last couple special sessions have been one-day affairs, this time legislators are sticking around for additional days to pursue a deal to finally pass a bonding bill. In a pre-session press conference, Speaker of the . . .
CGMC President and Little Falls Mayor Greg Zylka has pen an open letter to legislators that was distributed to media outlets across the state. In the letter, Zylka urges legislators to pass a bonding bill during the special session, noting that it is needed to help boost the economy and . . .