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State park funding proposals don’t keep up with need

State park funding proposals don’t keep up with need

one budget bill moving through the Legislature — for funding state parks — that is likely to bring more broad public passion on lawmakers than the other billsContinue reading

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MN communities need a bonding bill for jobs and water quality

MN communities need a bonding bill for jobs and water quality

The Minnesota Legislature failed to pass a bonding bill last year when it was supposed to. But interest rates remain lowContinue reading

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Minnesota Legislature: Water quality efforts require collaboration

Minnesota Legislature: Water quality efforts require collaboration

water quality a hallmark of his administration. We have seen the most success on this issue when we collaborate with local governments and landownersContinue 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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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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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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No Special Session to save bonding, tax bills

No Special Session to save bonding, tax bills

Dayton said he has given up hope of calling a special legislative session to pass tax breaks and millions of dollars in statewide construction projects after last-ditch negotiations with legislative leaders failed to break the deadlockContinue reading

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Clean water stuck in a Legislative mess

Clean water stuck in a Legislative mess

The disconnect on natural resource issues between many of the state’s legislators, including some DFLers, and the public at large is, and has long been, obvious.Continue reading

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