Sen. Wiger

Senate Veterans Omnibus Bill Advances

The Senate Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy Committee passed its omnibus budget bill (SF 485) today on a unanimous vote. The bill provides $8 million in new funding for the Department of Military Affairs and the Department of Veterans Affairs, and provides a total of $208.22 million.

Senator Wiger Hosts Meeting to Discuss MnDOT Priorities for Senate District 43

Local elected officials, the Minnesota Department of Transportation, Representative Leon Lillie (DFL-North St. Paul) and Senator Chuck Wiger (DFL-Maplewood) held a wide-ranging discussion on the status of transportation projects in the Maplewood, Mahtomedi, North St. Paul, White Bear Lake, Willernie, and Oakdale area Monday, with a focus on funding and the need to move up Highway 36 interchange improvements in the MnDOT priority lists.