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13 Nov ‘20

Special session No. 6 brings intrigue

2020-11-13T11:20:19-06:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Election, COVID-19, Elections, News, Special Session|

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 . . .

22 Oct ‘20

Governor signs bonding bill; CGMC gets a Star Tribune shout out

2020-10-22T13:25:06-05:00October 22nd, 2020|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Jobs, Media, News, News and Events, Special Session, Transportation|

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 . . .

15 Oct ‘20

This is not a false alarm — the Legislature finally passed a bonding bill!

2020-10-15T16:24:31-05:00October 15th, 2020|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Jobs, News, Special Session, Transportation|

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 . . .

13 Oct ‘20

Special session update: Is the fifth time the charm for bonding?

2020-10-13T14:45:35-05:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Jobs, Media, News, News and Events, Social Media, Special Session, State Budget, Transportation|

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 . . .

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