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Senator Simonson: co-author to support local parks and trails

Senator Simonson: co-author to support local parks and trails

Senator Simonson is a co-author of S.F. 835, a bill to support local parks and trails.

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Senator Simonson: co-author on toxic flame retardant ban

Senator Simonson: co-author on toxic flame retardant ban

Senator Simonson is a co-author of S.F. 321, a bill that bans the use of toxic flame retardants on certain products.

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Sen. Simonson: co-author to increase renewable energy standard to 50%

Sen. Simonson: co-author to increase renewable energy standard to 50%

Senator Simonson is a coauthor of SF 1531 which would increase Minnesota’s renewable energy standard to 50% by 2030.

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Sen. Simonson: co-author of bill to clean up St. Louis River

Sen. Simonson: co-author of bill to clean up St. Louis River

Senator Simonson is a co author of SF 282 which provides bonding for the state funds needed to match federal funding for the clean up of hazardous waste in the St. Louis River Estuary.

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Sen. Simonson: co-author of flame retardant restriction bill

Sen. Simonson: co-author of flame retardant restriction bill

Sen. Simonson is a co-author of SF1535 which expands the restrictions on toxic flame retardants in furniture and children’s products.

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Lawmaker’s View: Minnesota can follow Germany’s lead in combatting climate change

Lawmaker’s View: Minnesota can follow Germany’s lead in combatting climate change

…emission reduction goals set by the government. We were able to visit a number of renewable energy… German municipalities, just like ours here in Minnesota, account for the greatest share of energyContinue reading

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Rep. Simonson is an author of the Renewables First Initiative (HF 4029) which requires that utilities use clean energy sources first in replacing aging coal plants.

Rep. Simonson is an author of the Renewables First Initiative (HF 4029) which requires that utilities use clean energy sources first in replacing aging coal plants.

Rep. Simonson is an author of the Renewables First Initiative (HF 4029) which requires that utilities use a clean energy sources first in replacing aging coal plants.

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Representative Simonson is chief author of HF 2699 which provides bonding for the state funds needed to match substantial federal funding for the clean up of hazardous waste in the St. Louis River estuary in Duluth.

Representative Simonson is chief author of HF 2699 which provides bonding for the state funds needed to match substantial federal funding for the clean up of hazardous waste in the St. Louis River estuary in Duluth.

Representative Simonson is chief author of HF 2699 which provides bonding for the state funds needed to match substantial federal funding for the clean up of hazardous waste in the St. Louis River estuary in Duluth.Continue reading

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Simonson co-author of HF 1100 banning toxic flame retardants in furniture, mattresses & children’s products.

Simonson co-author of HF 1100 banning toxic flame retardants in furniture, mattresses & children’s products.

Representative Simonson is a co-author of H.F. 1100 which bans ten toxic flame retardant chemicals in upholstered furniture, mattresses and children’s products.Continue reading

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