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
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
Greater Mankato at the Capitol is the largest citizen advocacy event from our region. NEW in 2017, we are partnering with the Minnesota and Rochester Chambers of Commerce to hold a joint event on Wednesday, March 8 that will be bigger,… Read More
Last week Governor Dayton signed into law SF 1, bipartisan legislation providing a premium relief to those buying health insurance in the individual health insurance market in 2017. While providing relief to the individual market was certainly… Read More
Profiles of candidates participating in the November 8, 2016 elections in our region are now available on Greater Mankato Growth’s election website greatermankatoelections.com. The information was provided directly from the candidates vying for office.
This election season, Greater Mankato Growth, along with several partner organizations, will host a series of candidate forums aimed at providing an opportunity for meaningful exchange between candidates and voters in areas impacting the community, business and the… Read More
For four years, the Legislature has been talking about a comprehensive transportation funding bill. Yet again, they have adjourned without a solution. The U.S. Highway 14 Partnership has put together a brief survey to help Legislators understand what people… Read More
The Minnesota Transportation Alliance, one of the state’s foremost associations advocating on behalf of transportation issues is hosting a no-charge breakfast in Mankato at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel on September 8 from 7:30 – 9:00 am.