Here’s this week’s dispatch from the Capitol, by John Tuma:
The friction of the legislative process takes hold of environmental issues.
Busy, busy times at the legislature these days. Here are a few quick updates on what to look forward to and to whet your appetite for tomorrow’s wrap up from John Tuma.
An interesting road trip launches tomorrow and they are having a media event that may be of interest to you:
This week’s dispatch from John Tuma:
Great Lakes first win and a little more on Energy
Governor Pawlenty included energy as one of his four “horses” in this week’s State of the State address. I can’t but think about the apocalypse when four horses are brought into a conversation, but the Governor does seem to be riding in the right direction on this one. At the end of the section there is also… Read more »
The compact created by the eight Great Lakes states to govern water withdrawals within the watershed received its first legislative hearing in Minnesota yesterday and appears to be headed for smooth sailing.
Here is this week’s update from MEP’s John Tuma –
Energy – A Bold New Adventure
It is something that I didn’t want to read about, but like a slow motion car crash you could see it coming. The Duluth News Tribune has reported that Minnesota now has Quagga mussels.
The 2007 legislative session is darn near a week old now and the bills are rolling onto the assembly line. Here are a few highlights and some information on what may be happening in the next couple of weeks.
Now that the LCCMR has made its decisions regarding projects it will recommend for funding to the legislature, last Friday’s meeting focused on the details – in particular what kind of wording will be in its recommendations to the legislature.