The CGMC and its sister organization, the Greater Minnesota Partnership, held a news conference today via conference call to outline some of the issues that must be address in order for the 2015 legislative session to be considered a success for Greater Minnesota this legislative session. Below is a press release that was sent out following the conference call. For a PDF version, click here.
For Immediate Release
Jan. 20, 2015
Contact: Julie Liew
Greater Minnesota advocates: Legislature must remove barriers to economic growth
ST. PAUL—With a renewed focus on Greater Minnesota already emerging as one of the themes of the 2015 legislative session, leaders of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) and the Greater Minnesota Partnership (GMNP) held a press conference via conference call today to discuss what needs to happen for the session to be considered a success for Greater Minnesota.
“Since the November election, there has been a lot of talk about making 2015 the ‘Greater Minnesota session,’ but it’s important to define what that actually means,” said Bradley Peterson, senior lobbyist for the CGMC. “If lawmakers are truly committed to achieving long-term growth and stability in Greater Minnesota, they must make significant progress on removing some of the key barriers to economic growth.” Continue reading