Senator David Tomassoni Receives New Award from Coalition for a Secure Energy Future

The Coalition for a Secure Energy Future this week announced Senator David Tomassoni (DFL-Chisholm) as a 2018 Energy Champion. Recipients of the award have championed an all-of-the-above energy strategy for Minnesota to ensure that consumers and businesses have access to affordable and reliable electricity.

“It is an honor to be selected as a 2018 Energy Champion by the Coalition for a Secure Energy Future,” said Sen. Tomassoni. “When the cost of electricity is affordable and stable, Minnesota families and businesses prosper. Whether it’s natural gas, energy efficiency improvements, or solar panels manufactured right here on the Iron Range, an all-of-the-above energy strategy will lead to a brighter future and vibrant economy.”

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“The Coalition is proud to recognize the work of David Tomassoni (DFL-Chisholm) who is dedicated to ensuring that hardworking Minnesota families have access to affordable and reliable electricity, “Johnson said. “Sen. Tomassoni has been a career long advocate for mining and forest industries which heavily depend on affordable and reliable electricity to compete in the global market. Sen. Tomassoni understands that our energy future can support a cleaner environment and jobs while utilizing our diverse energy resources including coal-based electricity.”

The award was presented to Sen. Tomassoni by Joel Johnson, Coalition Director and Jeff Sheldon, Manager – Energy Services & Business Development at Lake Country Power.

Pictured left to right: Sheldon, Senator Tomassoni, Johnson


This story was originally covered in the Hibbing Daily Tribune.

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David Tomassoni represents District 6, which includes portions of Itasca and St. Louis counties in the northeastern part of the state.

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