On Tuesday night, the Senate Omnibus Environment and Natural Resources Bill passed off the Senate floor. In response, Senator Erik Simonson (DFL-Duluth) issued the following statement.
Duluth, Minn. – Senator Erik Simonson, Representative Liz Olson, and Representative Jennifer Schultz invite constituents to attend an upcoming town hall forum to be held on Saturday, April 6 at the NorShor Theater. This forum is an opportunity to meet with legislators and discuss legislation for this session and to share concerns and questions about state issues. The community is also invited to a “Meet your Legislators” reception immediately following the town hall forum at the Zeitgeist Café.
**UPDATE: Duluth legislators will be joined by MnDOT Commissioner Margaret Anderson Kelliher.
Town Hall Forum and Reception
Saturday, April 6
Town Hall Forum: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Reception: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
211 East Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
Reception (including hors devours and cash bar)
Zeitgeist Arts Café
222 East Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
Senator Erik Simonson (DFL-Duluth)
Representative Liz Olson (DFL-Duluth)
Representative Jennifer Schultz (DFL-Duluth)
Commissioner Margaret Anderson Kelliher
The Duluth Medical Exchange District has taken one step closer to becoming reality as it moved through the Senate Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy Committee today. The bill, SF 1207, invests $164 million in state funding to create a Medical Exchange District. The bill is being carried by Senator Erik Simonson (DFL-Duluth).
Increasing affordable housing, improving infrastructure, and stimulating additional private investments across Duluth’s East Hillside are some of the key components of legislation creating a Medical Exchange District in Duluth.
Senator Erik Simonson named Ranking Minority Member on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy Committee
On Monday State Senator Erik Simonson (DFL-Duluth) was named the ranking minority member on the Senate Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy Committee for the 2019-2020 legislative sessions.
Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) today announced budgetary balances of $1.544 billion in the new biennium and $456 million in the following biennium but warned legislators that economic growth is slowing.