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Details are still emerging on programs and policies that impact cities. Read more.
The Minnesota Senate on May 10 passed a transportation appropriations bill that was amended to include an increase in both the metro area sales tax for transit purposes and the state gas tax. Read more.
The House omnibus elections bill passed, and the more controversial Senate companion is expected to be debated by the full Senate on May 15. Read more.
The legislation would make significant changes to the workers’ compensation system. Read more.
The legislation updates existing law allowing certain bids to be published online. Read more.
The omnibus data practices bill containing League-sponsored citizen contact information protection provision must now be repassed by both bodies. Read more.
The new law replaces the 180-day process for adopting organized collection with a 60-day negotiation period. Read more.
Gov. Dayton announced the appointment on May 2. Read more.
It was the 1970s, and cities were dealing with a national insurance crisis. Facing potential failure and a host of obstacles, LMC staff and city officials stepped up to create one of the first municipal insurance pools in the nation. Hear the story of how the Insurance Trust came to be in our most recent centennial blog post. Read more.
LMC 2013 Annual Conference and Marketplace
June 19-21—St. Paul
2013 Clerks’ Orientation Conference
June 19-21—St. Paul
Federal Health Care Reform Training for Cities
June 19—St. Paul
June 21—St. Paul
LMC Business Alliance members provide valuable financial support to the League and help support our mission to serve Minnesota cities.
The Cities Bulletin is published weekly during the legislative session and bi-weekly during the interim.
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(651) 215-4032 or (800) 925-1122