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May 6, 2016
Letter: Work continuing for transportation funding
Not long ago, a number of city and county officials from our area participated in a meeting at the governor’s mansion to discuss a transportation funding solution. I’d like to thank them for taking an interest in the topic and traveling to St. Paul to share their thoughts. As...
May 6, 2016 - 9:34pm
May 3, 2016
Statewide gas tax proposed: Nobles & Cottonwood support 16-cent-per-gallon hike
WORTHINGTON — With an estimated $600 million annual shortfall in the state’s transportation fund, area counties were asked to consider a...
May 3, 2016 - 9:13pm
April 29, 2016
Lawmakers optimistic on transportation funding
ST. PAUL — How Minnesota can provide billions of dollars to fix roads and provide for other transportation needs in the next decade may become clearer within a week. House Transportation Chairman Tim Kelly, R-Red Wing, said Senate and House negotiators probably will meet at least...
April 29, 2016 - 9:12pm
April 3, 2016
Business presses Republican transit critics at Minnesota Capitol
ST.PAUL — It’s easy to find critics of mass transit among Republican lawmakers at the Capitol. “I believe additional transit is not needed,” said Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa and a member of the House Transportation Committee. “The need is in roads and bridges.”...
April 3, 2016 - 9:24pm
March 4, 2016
Worthington’s Kuhle joins Mayoral Active Transportation Caucus
ST. PAUL — Worthington Mayor Mike Kuhle joined a group of 30 mayors in an effort to raise awareness of the importance of transportation safety in the state. The Minnesota Mayoral Active Transportation Caucus helps Minnesota legislators understand issues in transportation and will...
March 4, 2016 - 9:59pm
March 3, 2016
Is a deal possible? Sticking points to state transportation plan include transit, funding sources
ST. PAUL — State Rep. Tim Kelly believes he and Sen. Scott Dibble could negotiate a long-term transportation plan in about an hour. Dibble, chair of the Senate’s Transportation and Public Safety Committee, thinks Kelly is wrong: It would take them only half an hour. “I think...
March 3, 2016 - 9:53pm
March 2, 2016
Column: Thissen’s next long-term transportation funding solution will be his first
By District 21A Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Red Wing RED WING — State Representative Paul Thissen’s recent letter bemoaning the fact that Minnesota House Republicans have a reliable, long-term road and bridge funding plan that addresses our state’s transportation woes over the next 10...
March 2, 2016 - 4:25pm
February 25, 2016
Letter: Support for GOP transportation plan urged
An updated fiscal forecast is expected from Minnesota’s economic experts in the coming days, and the time is right to approve a long-term transportation plan that would invest $7 billion in state roads and bridges over the next ten years without raising gas taxes. If my legislative...
February 25, 2016 - 5:22pm
Letter: It's a good time for long-term transportation plan
By District 21A Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Red Wing This week, we’re expected to learn that Minnesota has a significant budget surplus for the next two years. As the chair of the Transportation Committee, this news will make me more optimistic than ever that legislators will come together...
February 25, 2016 - 8:45am
February 22, 2016
Column: GOP transportation plan doesn't add up
MINNEAPOLIS — In a recent letter to the editor, House Republican Transportation Chair Tim Kelly expressed optimism that the legislature will pass a comprehensive transportation package this session. I am glad that he is optimistic, but I’d rather he be honest about the problem...
February 22, 2016 - 5:26pm
February 15, 2016
Minnesota railroads safer: Transportation funding undecided
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s railroads are becoming safer, railroad officials and legislative transportation leaders agree. The state’s four...
February 15, 2016 - 8:37pm
February 9, 2016
Letter: Transportation bill seems a good bet this session
By District 21A Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Red Wing As the Chair of the Transportation Committee, I’m more optimistic than ever about the legislature’s ability to pass a long-term transportation plan during the 2016 session. In December 2015, Governor Dayton finally came around to what...
February 9, 2016 - 5:37pm
January 29, 2016
MnDot suspends more studies for high-speed rail in SE Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Plans for a public high-speed passenger line in southeastern Minnesota are coming to a halt, clearing the way for a potential project by the private sector. Minnesota Department of Transportation announced late this week it will suspend work on the proposed Zip Rail line...
January 29, 2016 - 10:45pm
January 27, 2016
Open house hosted on U.S. 59 project
WORTHINGTON — Bike lanes may be coming to the busiest part of Oxford Street in a resurfacing project planned for 2017. In an effort to slow down traffic speeding in and out of Worthington on U.S. 59, developers want to narrow the street, decrease the speed limit and possibly add...
January 27, 2016 - 10:05pm
January 25, 2016
Transportation funding may come before Minnesota voters
ST. PAUL — One thing all sides seem to agree on is Minnesota’s transportation system needs more funding. Sen. Scott Dibble, the Democratic chairman of the Senate Transportation Finance Committee, in June proposed a constitutional amendment asking voters if they want to take sales...
January 25, 2016 - 10:39pm