Senator Greg Clausen responds to Gov. Walz Higher Education Bonding Recommendations

St. Paul, Minn.—As the minority lead on the Senate Higher Education Committee, Senator Greg Clausen (DFL-Apple Valley) released the following statement in response to Gov. Walz’s bonding recommendations for higher education.

“I am pleased the governor is recommending $448 million in higher education investments in the 2020 bonding bill to improve our campuses, maintain existing buildings and expand opportunities at Minnesota’s higher education institutions,” Clausen said. “Asset preservation is necessary to keep our facilities safe and reliable. It is our responsibility to take care of our state facilities now to avoid higher borrowing costs in the future.”

As always, I welcome your input on this and any other issue before the legislature. Please reach out to me with your comments and suggestions on this issue and any others that I may be able to help you with. I can be reached by phone at 651-296-4120 or by email at You can also mail letters or stop by for a visit in the Minnesota Senate Building, Room 2233, right across the street from the Capitol. 

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Greg Clausen lives in Apple Valley and represents District 57 in the southern Twin Cities metropolitan area.

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