NEWS

Senate Releases $1.8 Million Bonding Proposal

The Senate DFL majority released its bonding proposal on May 2. The bill would borrow $1.8 billion to fund state and local capital projects. The measure reflects similar priorities to Gov. Dayton’s $1.4 billion proposal, but includes more money for roads, bridges, and the Transportation Economic Development program. The House has not yet released a bonding proposal.

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EVENTS+

Free Webinar—Handling Unfair Labor Practices: What Cities Need to Know

May 12—9-10 a.m.
Join the League’s HR director and an experienced labor and employment attorney to hear about common unfair labor practices (ULPs) and relevant court cases. You will also learn what cities can expect under a new process for reporting ULPs beginning this summer, as well as what steps your city should consider taking to avoid ULPs.
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Free Webinar: The Economic Status of Minnesotans

May 12—1-2 p.m.
Though Minnesota's economy is thriving overall, census data has shown that household income is falling among black Minnesotans. Take part in this webinar to explore the question: What do we know about economic disparities across Minnesota's racial and ethnic groups?
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2016 Annual Conference

June 14-17—St. Paul, MN
Explore leading-edge ways your city can be future-ready at the 2016 Annual Conference—a joint event hosted by the League and the Alliance for Innovation. Take part in this expanded conference as you network with local government colleagues from Minnesota and across the nation, see examples of local innovation in the Twin Cities and surrounding suburbs, and get tools to bring back to your city during 45 educational sessions.
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SPOTLIGHT+

City Learning Point: Professional Online Training

City Learning Point provides online courses that are easy to navigate and designed specifically for the staff and elected officials of Minnesota cities.

It’s affordable, convenient, effective training just for Minnesota cities!

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SOCIAL+

Get Tools to Advocate for Broadband Development

League Seeks Body Camera Legislation

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The one-of-a-kind 2016 Annual Conference is less than two months away! Don't miss the 45+ educational sessions, keynote speakers, and engaging events—register by April 27 save with early bird pricing.

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