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February 9, 2016
Editorial: Another LGA push
During last year’s session of the Minnesota Legislature, the House passed a $85 million cut to the local government aid program. The cut slashed LGA funding for Minneapolis, St. Paul and Duluth, while freezing all other cities that receive this state money. Meanwhile, the Senate...
February 9, 2016 - 5:40pm
Column: Minnesota House GOP needs to reverse course, support LGA
By THOMAS KUNTZ and RANDY WILSON As 2015 winds down and we prepare to welcome a new year and a new legislative session, the time has come for us to speak out. As mayors of cities in Greater Minnesota — and as Republicans — we have waited more than a year for the new House Republican...
December 9, 2015 - 4:38pm
April 6, 2015
Editorial: Return LGA to 2002 levels
Shortly after Tim Pawlenty was elected Minnesota’s governor in 2002, hard budgetary times resulted in deep cuts to the state’s Local Government Aid (LGA) program. It has been more than a decade since those cuts were made — and Gov. Mark Dayton is now into his second four-year...
April 6, 2015 - 4:45pm
August 26, 2014
Nasby receives Excellence in Service Award from CGMC
ST. PAUL — Windom City Administrator Steve Nasby was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) on Thursday during the...
August 26, 2014 - 7:34pm
July 30, 2012
Community leaders and CGMC discuss LGA
WORTHINGTON -- In the first of a series of several meetings around the state, the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) and St. Paul Mayor...
July 30, 2012 - 9:01pm
January 16, 2012
CGMC issues proposal
ST. PAUL -- Businesses outside of the Twin Cities need a boost, the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities said, and the group is asking legislators...
January 16, 2012 - 9:34pm
September 26, 2011
Council gets CGMC updates
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council heard Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cites (CGMC) representative Bradley Peterson give updates about the 2011 state legislative session at its meeting Monday night. Peterson, an attorney for Flaherty and Hood P.A., which provides legislative...
September 26, 2011 - 11:22pm
August 16, 2011
Oberloh is CGMC president
WORTHINGTON -- Mayor Alan Oberloh was elected as president for the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) at a three-day conference on Aug. 5. The coalition represents 75 greater Minnesota cities on issues ranging from Local Government Aid to land annexation and economic development. "One...
August 16, 2011 - 9:01pm
October 13, 2010
CGMC to host candidates' event
LUVERNE -- The Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities will host a legislative candidate forum for Senate District 22 and House District 22A Monday in Luverne. The start time is 7 p.m., and the location is the Luverne City Hall. All four candidates (Senate: Doug Magnus and Kevin...
October 13, 2010 - 9:07pm
September 15, 2010
Column: Candidates have no budget excuses
ST. PAUL -- Five-billion eight-hundred-million. That is the projected size of Minnesota's two-year budget deficit that the next governor will have to solve. That's enough money to build 10 Target Fields and still have $360 million in change. It's equal to 1.1 percent of the state's...
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
August 26, 2010
CGMC honors Oberloh, Clark with service award
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington Mayor Alan Oberloh and City Administrator Craig Clark have been recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities...
August 26, 2010 - 8:16pm
August 23, 2010
As others see it: A snub of rural cities
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer is being chastised for not attending a forum of major governor's candidates involving rural cities -- and rightly so. By refusing the invite of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities, Rep. Emmer falls into the same category as fellow...
August 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 2, 2010
Editorial: LGA, and the budget's big picture
It's no secret that Minnesota's Local Government Aid (LGA) program has taken a beating over the last few years. Since 2002, according to the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC), the state has slashed LGA by a total of more than $1 billion, which in turn has helped increase...
June 2, 2010 - 12:00am