Senator Sandra Pappas (DFL-St. Paul), the DFL Lead on the Senate Bonding Committee, supports Governor Dayton’s call for the timely passage of a $1.5 billion bonding bill.
In response to House Republicans’ Moorhead visit today to the critical rail grade crossing project, Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk (DFL-Cook) has released the following statement.
The final minutes of the 2016 Legislative Session ended just short of passing a bonding bill which would have created thousands of jobs. The greater White Bear Lake area had several critical projects at stake in the bill, including $1.78 million for a study of the water levels on White Bear Lake, funding for several projects at Century College as well as a request for a White Bear Lake Community Achievement Center. Sen. Chuck Wiger (DFL-Maplewood) released the following statement about how the session ended.
In the wake of the 2016 session ending without passage of a Bonding Bill, Sen. Roger Reinert (DFL-Duluth) released the following statement calling for a special session.