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State receives federal match for water quality easements

State receives federal match for water quality easements

(CREP), will target areas of southern and western Minnesota facing significant water quality challenges, to protect and improve our natural resources for future generations.Continue reading

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Minnesota Republicans target water quality law for repeal

Minnesota Republicans target water quality law for repeal

Pushback has steadily chipped away at the measure, limiting which waterways are subject to the law while some counties have called for a delay in implementationContinue reading

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Greater Minnesota cities want water funding

Greater Minnesota cities want water funding

“…price tags for water projects are rising because the Legislature failed to pass a public works bill last year…”
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Legislators hopeful for successful session

Legislators hopeful for successful session

Edina’s state lawmakers are hopeful as they look into the next legislative session, both for the success of cooperation as well as removing the bad taste from the incomplete 2016 sessionContinue reading

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Critical water quality projects are waiting for a bonding bill

Critical water quality projects are waiting for a bonding bill

this year’s lawmaking accomplishments go well beyond leftovers, and that Dayton realizes he will have to bend in the direction of the Legislature’s new GOP majorities to serve Minnesota wellContinue reading

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Gov. Dayton Appoints Sen. Katie Sieben to Public Utilities Commission, Appoints Commissioner Nancy Lange as Chair

Gov. Dayton Appoints Sen. Katie Sieben to Public Utilities Commission, Appoints Commissioner Nancy Lange as Chair

Governor Dayton Appoints Senator Katie Sieben to Public Utilities Commission, Appoints Commissioner Nancy Lange as ChairContinue reading

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What 2017 holds for Minnesota

What 2017 holds for Minnesota

The new year brings with it a great opportunity for our elected officials to seek out what brings us together as a people and show that some things are bigger than politicsContinue reading

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Senator Concerned About Lack of Minn. Schools Testing for Lead in Water

Senator Concerned About Lack of Minn. Schools Testing for Lead in Water

Investigation that found nearly 25 percent of the 600 Minnesota schools surveyed are not following state guidelines for water testing for leadContinue reading

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Dayton takes action to protect pollinators

Dayton takes action to protect pollinators

Nicotine-based insecticides known as neonicotinoids are effective against a variety of pests, so they’re widely used, but a growing body of research shows the insecticides harm beesContinue reading

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Everyone has a hand in helping water quality

Everyone has a hand in helping water quality

But what may become his singular legacy will be his commitment to improving and protecting the state’s water resources. Dayton has kept water issues front and center in recent years. He championed the buffer lawContinue reading

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