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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 . . .

3 Apr ‘19

Help us make a final push for LGA and other Greater Minnesota priorities!

2019-04-22T10:56:18-05:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Environment, Events, LGA, News and Events, State Budget, Transportation|

Although this year's legislative session is five months long, it's no secret that the final two weeks of session are especially critical. This is when negotiations really heat up and final decisions are made. As we countdown to the Legislature's May 20 deadline, it is vital that that you continue . . .

1 Mar ‘19

Forecast shows $1 billion budget surplus, down nearly $500M from previous estimate

2019-03-04T20:47:39-06:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: State Budget|

Minnesota has a projected $1 billion budget surplus for the coming biennium (fiscal years 2020-2021), according to the February Budget and Economic Forecast released today by Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB). This amount is $492 million lower than originally forecast in November.   The reduction, which did not come as . . .

22 Feb ‘19

Walz budget includes ambitious transportation funding package — What does it mean for cities?

2019-03-01T12:10:59-06:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: State Budget, Transportation|

Gov. Walz has talked openly about his intention to propose a comprehensive transportation package that includes a gas tax increase, tab fee increase and other new revenues for transportation. His administration made good on those promises in Tuesday’s budget release by proposing a package that would result in a net . . .

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