SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Sen. John Hoffman (DFL-Champlin) recently returned from an invitation-only Clean Power Plan Policy Workshop hosted by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) in Washington D.C. The workshop explored a range of policy issues related to the U.S Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new carbon dioxide emissions regulations for power plants. The […] Read more
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Senate Environment, Economic Development and Agriculture Omnibus Bill continues this session’s trend of placing greater emphasis on jobs and economic development in rural parts of the state. The bill passed the Senate Floor on a 37 to 22 vote on Wednesday. Sen. David Tomassoni (DFL-Chisholm) carried the bill as Chair […] Read more
A waste collection law passed in 2013 is beginning to save money for cities, residents, and garbage haulers alike.