Everybody who is proud of our local economy should see that this is great news for Mankato. Not only will this redevelopment project provide more housing and commercial space, the project is expected to create a number of new jobs, retain several existing jobs, and increase our tax base by $26,500.
Housing is an important issue for the greater Mankato area, especially in terms of affordability. We can better meet other challenges as individuals, families, and communities if people have a secure place to live.
Governor Dayton and the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced funding as part of the Corridors of Commerce program on May 1.
We are just finishing up our fifth week of the 2018 Legislative Session.
Governor Mark Dayton gave his eighth and final State of the State address on March 14 to a joint session of the Minnesota Legislature.
State Senator Nick Frentz (DFL-North Mankato) announced passage today of legislation to protect businesses from questionable lawsuits regarding disability access to businesses.