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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 . . .

23 May ‘17

ACTION ALERT: Contact Governor, legislative leaders by 3 p.m. TODAY to fight for LGA!

2017-05-24T15:59:18-05:00May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Action Alert, LGA, Special Session|

Last night’s legislative deadline sailed by without action on several key bills, including the tax bill (which includes Local Government Aid funding). Governor Dayton immediately called a special session at 12:01 a.m. this morning, which means legislators are continuing their work to pass budget bills. There is still hope for . . .

13 Dec ‘16

CGMC president voices support for Governor’s special session proposal, urges legislative leaders to sign on

2016-12-13T16:14:10-06:00December 13th, 2016|Categories: Media, News, News and Events, Special Session|

Below is statement from Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities President and Alexandria Mayor Sara Carlson on Governor Dayton’s announcement that he has laid out the terms under which he would call a special session. A PDF version of Carlson's statement is available here. “We strongly support Gov. Dayton’s call for . . .

13 Dec ‘16

ACTION ALERT – Contact legislative leaders TODAY to ask them to support Governor Dayton’s special session proposal

2016-12-22T16:19:40-06:00December 13th, 2016|Categories: Action Alert, Bonding, LGA, Special Session|

Earlier today, Governor Dayton sent a letter to legislative leaders laying out the terms under which he would call a special session to address taxes, bonding and concerns about health insurance costs. We are pleased that the Governor’s proposal includes our top priorities for taxes and bonding: - A $20 . . .

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