To help communities in northern Minnesota respond to the COVID-19 crisis, North St. Louis County Habitat for Humanity and the Salvation Army will be participating in the AmeriCorps Emergency Response Initiative this summer. This initiative will help AmeriCorps members serve in critical roles such as supporting food shelves, assisting homeless individuals, providing child care, assisting older adults and other important roles.
Today, Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent, Senate DFL Capital Investment Lead Sandy Pappas, Assistant DFL Leader Senator Jeff Hayden, and Assistant DFL Leader Senator Nick Frentz unveiled their 2020 jobs bill at a Capitol press conference. With less than two weeks left of session and no bonding hearings scheduled in the Senate, they expressed an urgency in getting a bonding bill passed.
Today, House and Senate DFL leaders and legislators outlined their economic security agenda to assist Minnesotans during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Many of the proposals are moving forward in the DFL-led House, but are stalled in the Republican-led Senate.
Non-profits across the state have the opportunity to apply for funding from eight new and existing programs. The funding is meant to serve a wide variety of people – including women in high wage, high demand and non-traditional jobs, emerging entrepreneurs that are either women, people of color, veterans or those with disabilities or grants can help aid organizations in need of a variety of business needs like financial management or strategic planning.
(St. Paul, MN)- A bill to cut down on red tape for Minnesota’s professional engineers passed the Senate today on a 63-0 vote. Senator Kevin Dahle (DFL-Northfield) authored the bill, which would remove the need for an additional license or… Read More »Professional Engineers Benefit under Sen. Dahle Bill
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Senate Environment, Economic Development and Agriculture Omnibus Bill continues this session’s trend of placing greater emphasis on jobs and economic development in rural parts of the state. The bill passed the Senate Floor on a… Read More »Senate Environment and Jobs Bill Represents Big Wins for Greater Minnesota