John Tuma, former State Representative and current Government Relations Associate (lobbyist) for MEP, provides weekly updates during the legislative session on what’s happening at the capitol. Here’s his first:
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On Monday night, the place to be is the Science Museum of Minnesota in downtown St. Paul. It’s our annual Legislative Forum. Come get a quick overview of the Protect Minnesota’s Great Outdoors initiative, hear about the upcoming session from legislative and administrative leadership, and hobnob with some of your favorite legislators. Details and registration can be found with… Read more »
Today is the first day of the 2007 legislative session and it’s promising to be good for the environment of Minnesota.
At it’s final meeting before the end of the year, the LCCMR got busy trimming the fat.
It’s year-end crunch time and the race is on to wrap things up at the LCCMR.
I took a long weekend up to the South Shore of Lake Superior to visit a friend and it seems we got some new commissioners while I was out.
Here’s a little Christmas cartoon for your enjoyment, courtesy of MEP member group Clean Up the River Environment. (click for the full image)
The last week has been buzzing with talk about who might become the new Commissioner in the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). A couple of folks from the conservation community have made it into the rumor mix, so let’s speculate…
The Pioneer Press is reporting that former St. Paul Mayor Randy Kelly has been named “deputy associate administrator for intergovernmental affairs” for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Governor Pawlenty has announced that Gene Merriam is leaving his position as the commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources…