DFL legislators urge consideration of transportation in special session; offer compromise plan

DFL legislators urge consideration of transportation in special session; offer compromise plan St. Paul, Minn. – Senate and House DFL transportation leaders today urged consideration of transportation in the coming special legislative session. Senate Transportation Committee Chair Scott Dibble and House DFL transportation leads Frank Hornstein and Ron Erhardt offered new ideas to break the […] Read more

Senate Transportation Plan Passes

St. Paul, MN – Minnesota’s transportation network will see better roads and bridges, and necessary transit improvements in greater Minnesota and the metro area, thanks to passage of the Senate’s omnibus transportation bill today. The bill, which passed on a 36 to 27 vote, brings Minnesota one step closer to the needs outlined in the […] Read more

Senator Dibble Statement on Accenture Report

St. Paul, MN – Today, opponents of the Senate’s Transportation Finance Bill released a study, commissioned by the MN Chamber of Commerce and other business interests, attempting to cast doubts on the findings of the Transportation Finance Advisory Council’s (TFAC) 2012 Report. Senate Transportation and Public Safety Committee Chair Sen. Scott Dibble (DFL-Minneapolis) released the […] Read more

Senate Transportation Committee comes to Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS – The Senate Transportation and Public Safety Committee held a field hearing on Tuesday, March 10 in Minneapolis, taking public testimony on the transportation needs for the metro area. The hearing was the last in a series of public hearings the Committee has hosted across the state to hear from Minnesotans on the future […] Read more

Senate Transportation Committee Comes to Minneapolis

St. Paul, MN – To hear from the public firsthand about the State’s transportation needs, the Senate Transportation and Public Safety Committee will hold a field hearing with public testimony in North Minneapolis on Tuesday, March 10. The visit will give residents the opportunity to voice their ideas and concerns for the metro’s transportation network. […] Read more