Greater Mankato Growth Blog

The Latest on the Affordable Care Act

The following is a guest blog written by Eide Bailly’s Mankato Office to update our members on new tax compliance information related to the Affordable Care Act. Should you wish to discuss this topic and its impact on you… Read More

Health Care Forum

Join Greater Mankato Growth and your fellow colleagues for our July Public Affairs Forum Luncheon Health Care: What’s Going On And What It All Means. Tuesday, July 18 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Mankato Clinic Administration Office 1400 Madison… Read More

Highway 14 Makes Progress at Legislature

After several years of gridlock, the Legislature and Governor came to an agreement this year on a transportation bill that injects much needed funding into our state’s transportation network. The bottom line for Highway 14: there is funding… Read More

ADA Law Passed: New Mandatory Notice Requirement May Result in Fewer Lawsuits, Greater Accessibility

More than seventy businesses in our area over the past three years have been targeted with abusive lawsuits alleging accessibility violations. To help prevent these lawsuits, Greater Mankato Growth has been pursuing a two-prong strategy. First, we’ve worked… Read More

Tax Relief Signed Into Law

Governor Dayton took action Tuesday on all the major bills sent to him – signing all the budget bills and tax bills to avoid a government shutdown. The Governor did veto a bill that would have preempted local… Read More

REAL ID Passes: What You Need to Know

Governor Mark Dayton last week signed a bill that will finally bring Minnesota into compliance with the federal law known as REAL ID and allow the Minnesota Department of Public Safety to begin the process of making these… Read More

Legislative Recap Forum

Join Greater Mankato Growth and your fellow colleagues for our June Public Affairs Forum breakfast as we recap the 2017 legislative session. Friday, June 2 7:30 – 9:00 am Greater Mankato Growth, Sakatah Trail Room Register here Hit… Read More

Chamber Coalition Sends Letters on Highway 14

The House and Senate have passed their comprehensive transportation bills and the next step is conference committee, which convened for the first time yesterday. While there are some very good parts of the two bills, the overall effect… Read More

Uniform State Labor Standards Bill Up for Senate Vote

Tomorrow, the Minnesota Senate will vote on a bill being supported by the MN Chamber that would explicitly preempt local governments from enacting wage and benefit mandates on employers. This stems from efforts by the Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul… Read More

Sunday Liquor Sales

A bill that would allow liquor stores to open on Sundays was passed by the MN House of Representatives earlier this week and a Senate Committee today. The next stop will be a vote by the full Senate…. Read More