It is extremely hard for small towns to finance infrastructure projects of this magnitude on their own without passing on significant costs to taxpayers. By partnering with the PFA, we can prevent a lot of economic hardship that would otherwise fall on families and businesses.
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.
The court’s decision is the latest attempt at busting public unions and will not serve people’s best interests nor will it be positive to the long-term security of workers, families, and future jobs.
I am pleased with the PUC’s decision to unanimously approve the Line 3 replacement project after a years-long impartial vetting and public comment process.
Minnesotans should be able to use their standard driver’s license or identification cards for domestic air travel or access to federal facilities until 2020 since the state is on-track to issue REAL ID-compliant cards later this year.
Senator David Tomassoni (DFL-Chisholm) today voted with a majority of lawmakers to eliminate a wild rice sulfate standard based on data collected in the 1940s that has not been enforced by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) since the 1970s.