It’s time to renew your GMNP membership!

Within the last two weeks, current GMNP members should have received the 2019 membership renewal letter and invoice in the mail. Membership dues can be paid any time between now and February 1, 2019. Please let us know if you plan to continue to be a part of the GMNP team in 2019, even if […]

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Senate working group to hold listening sessions on child care

The Minnesota Senate has convened a bipartisan Child Care Access Working Group, chaired by Sen. Bill Weber (R-Luverne), to explore issues related to the child care shortage that affects communities across the state, particularly in Greater Minnesota. The working group plans to hold a series of listening sessions to hear public testimony on issues related […]

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2018 Gubernatorial Forum: Focusing on issues important to Greater Minnesota

Join the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities, Greater Mankato Growth and the Greater Minnesota Partnership on Thursday, July 26 for a forum featuring the leading candidates in the running to be Minnesota’s next governor! Confirmed participants are DFL candidates State Rep. Erin Murphy, Attorney General Lori Swanson and Congressman Tim Walz and GOP candidate Hennepin County […]

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Join us for upcoming GMNP events!

As we dive into the month of July, we encourage you to mark your calendars for a few  upcoming GMNP events: GMNP Membership Meeting The GMNP’s annual membership meeting will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 26 at the Verizon Center in Mankato (1 Civic Center Plaza). The meeting will include a brief […]

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Notes from the Capitol: Legislative Update

The 2018 legislative session is rapidly coming to a close. The State Constitution requires the session to end on Monday, but it also requires that bills be passed no later than midnight on Sunday. Here is where some of the top issues currently stand: Capital investment bill – The House passed their capital investment bill […]

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Join us for the GMNP annual meeting July 26!

The GMNP’s annual membership meeting will take place at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 26 at the Verizon Center in Mankato. All members are encouraged to join us! The meeting will take place in conjunction with the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities Summer Conference. GMNP members are also invited to participate in the entire three-day […]

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Senate committee learns about causes, impacts of child care shortage

The Senate Agriculture, Rural Development and Housing Finance Committee held an informational hearing this week on the child care crisis. The hearing was originally scheduled to last only two hours, but it ended up extending another 90 minutes due to the amount testimony and discussion on the topic. The hearing was chaired by Sen. Bill […]

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Screaming at the Capitol … and you’re invited!

Who doesn’t want free ice cream? Once again, all Greater Minnesota Partnership members are invited to join our sister organization, the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities, for an end-of-session lobby day and ice cream social at the State Capitol next Wednesday, May 9. More information about the event can be found on the CGMC website […]

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