Everybody who is proud of our local economy should see that this is great news for Mankato. Not only will this redevelopment project provide more housing and commercial space, the project is expected to create a number of new jobs, retain several existing jobs, and increase our tax base by $26,500.
Housing is an important issue for the greater Mankato area, especially in terms of affordability. We can better meet other challenges as individuals, families, and communities if people have a secure place to live.
Governor Dayton and the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced funding as part of the Corridors of Commerce program on May 1.
We are just finishing up our fifth week of the 2018 Legislative Session.
Governor Mark Dayton gave his eighth and final State of the State address on March 14 to a joint session of the Minnesota Legislature.
ST. PAUL, MN – Sen. Nick Frents (DFL-Mankato) will be hosting joint Town Hall Meetings with Representatives Clark Johnson (DFL-North Mankato) and Jack Considine (DFL-Mankato) to discuss the 2018 legislative session. The meeting will give Senate District 19 residents an opportunity to meet with their legislators and discuss any legislation or issues they’d like to see addressed this session.
The Town Hall Meetings will both be held on Saturday, March 10th with the details as follows:
Saturday, March 10th
St. Peter Town Hall
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
St. Peter Community Center, Room 219
Doors will open 30 minutes early. To those who are unable to attend, but are interested in contacting their legislators, Sen. Frentz can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling his office at (651) 296-6153. Rep. Johnson can be reached at email@example.com or (651) 296-8634. Rep. Considine can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (651) 296-2585.