School Trust Lands provide important revenue for area schools

Last week, State Senator John Hoffman participated in a tour of Minnesota public lands that have been set aside in the state’s Constitution since 1858 to generate revenue for public schools. Minnesota’s School Trust Lands program provides money for schools across the state through a variety of economic activities such as timber harvesting, leasing for […] Read more

Mississippi River Legislative Caucus Annual Meeting Highlights Flooding and Soil Health

State lawmakers and mayors convened to discuss sustainable solutions to regional challenges. SAINT PAUL, Minn.–– Senator John Hoffman (DFL- Champlin) and legislators from six other Mississippi River states convened for the third annual gathering of the Mississippi River Legislative Caucus on September 17-19 in Memphis. The legislators discussed recent flooding, opportunities to reduce nutrient loss, […] Read more