bonding bill

by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A request for $10.5 million to fund a revitalization project at the state’s historic Oliver Kelley Farm in Elk River is back before the Minnesota Legislature, which opened the 2014 session on Tuesday. The Minnesota Historical Society is asking the Legislature to support a $10.5 million capital budget request to [...]

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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter The Democratic-controlled House released an $800 million bonding bill Tuesday, April 9, that is sprinkled with area projects. “I will say, you know how to write a bonding bill,” Rep. Greg Davids, R-Preston, told House Capital Investment Chairwoman Alice Hausman, DFL-St. Paul. The House bill includes a number of [...]

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From the standpoint of suburban and outstate communities, the 2012 legislative session on major issues was disappointing. Even the Vikings stadium plan approval, the centerpiece of the session, ignored a good suburban location in Arden Hills and an opportunity for major economic development in the northern region. Little was done to provide tax relief for [...]

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