Last week, we were fortunate to have a meeting for our member organizations with U.S. Representative Betty McCollum. We had more than 40 people in attendance, representing two dozen organizations. Thanks to our members who participated! Congresswoman McCollum (who represents Minnesota’s 4th district) provided some great insight into the federal budget through her work on… Read more »
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Governor Dayton will release his budget plan on Feb. 15. Come get a look at the details Feb. 18, at 1 p.m., from Abigail Read, Executive Budget Coordinator at Minnesota Management & Budget.
Yesterday, Feb. 2, 2011, the Minnesota Senate voted 50-14 to approve Senate File 4, a bill that lifts the ban on the construction of new nuclear plants in Minnesota. See who voted for the bill:
“As a student of Stillwater Area High School and a member of Youth Environmental Activists of Minnesota, a metro-wide coalition of students concerned with environmental affairs, I am a daily witness to the passion and desire present in our generation to transform our already beautiful state into a more sustainably conscious home.
Cole Norgaarden, a 10th grader at the Blake School in Minneapolis, testified Thursday, Jan. 27 at the House Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee during the hearing of House File 72. The bill proposes to repeal a Minnesota statute that limits carbon dioxide emissions by utilities.
We have compiled a list of questions related to clean energy that could be used at a public forum
We’ve posted a new story to our Clean Energy Jobs website! This is the latest addition to our ongoing project that features Minnesotans whose jobs contribute to the Clean Energy Economy. Wyatt Bruce – Outland Renewable Energy When Wyatt Bruce helped his college football team win a championship title as a defensive end during his… Read more »
MEP’s Candidate Education Project is off to a terrific start. Since late May, MEP has been briefing candidates for public office on the importance of investing in Minnesota’s clean energy economy to create jobs here at home and make us truly energy independent. Recommend on Facebook Share on google plus Tweet about it
By Kara Cook, Minnesota Environmental Partnership Communications Intern Minnesota Environmental Partnership is currently in phase two of our Nonpartisan Candidate Outreach program, which Ryan introduced here. Our polling data from 2009 and 2010 shows that Minnesotans strongly support expanding solar and wind power, building more public transit, moving Minnesota toward clean energy through other initiatives…. Read more »
By Ryan Kennedy, Minnesota Environmental Partnership Candidate Outreach Intern The Nonpartisan Candidate Outreach program currently underway here at the Minnesota Environmental Partnership is working to put energy issues at the front of the debate during this election cycle. By ensuring that candidates are aware of the broad public support for renewable energy expansion, we hope… Read more »