The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has announced that the Minnesota Small Business Relief Grants Program will begin accepting applications on Tuesday, June 23 until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday July 2.
Senator David Tomassoni
David Tomassoni represents District 6, which includes portions of Itasca and St. Louis counties in the northeastern part of the state. Read more news from Sen. Tomassoni.
To help communities in northern Minnesota respond to the COVID-19 crisis, North St. Louis County Habitat for Humanity and the Salvation Army will be participating in the AmeriCorps Emergency Response Initiative this summer. This initiative will help AmeriCorps members serve in critical roles such as supporting food shelves, assisting homeless individuals, providing child care, assisting older adults and other important roles.
On Saturday morning, Senator David Tomassoni (DFL-Chisholm) delivered 28 masks he personally made for Governor Walz’s statewide homemade mask drive to Chisholm Fire Chief Bob Brown at the Chisholm Fire Hall.
In response to the growing challenge of the spread of COVID-19 in Minnesota, the legislature passed a $331.5 million relief package Thursday providing additional resources for state agencies, workers, businesses, and other entities in the fight against the virus.
Today, the Minnesota Senate approved a bill to transfer funds into the public health response contingency account for the response of COVID-19. Senator David Tomassoni voted in support of the bill.
Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) today announced a budget forecast surplus of $1.332 billion in the FY 2020-21 biennium while bringing the reserve balance to its statutory target level of $2.359 billion.