Transit for a Stronger Economy, a new broad-based, statewide coalition, today released polling results showing strong public support for transit, bicycling, and walking projects. The poll, conducted in January by… Read more »
Posts Categorized: State Budget
2012’s Environmental Gains and Losses
By Steve Morse, executive director of MEP Now that the 2012 Legislative session has ended and the commotion about the stadium has somewhat subsided, let’s look back at what our… Read more »
Solar bonding saves the public money
Energy issues have not received as much attention as the Vikings Stadium or the constitutional amendments this session, but there have been attempts at rollbacks to our Renewable Energy Standard. … Read more »
Bonding: For herring, not for hugging
This session of the Minnesota Legislature is supposed to be about bonding. By bonding, I don’t mean the “Hug a Ranger” campaign to raise awareness of the importance of the… Read more »
Capitol Update: Community rights, bonding and Aquatic Invasive Species
Defending Community and Township Rights Rep. Beard (R-Shakopee) and Sen. Vandeveer (R-Forest Lake) introduced H.F. 389 and S.F. 270, bills that weaken township and community rights and make it more… Read more »
How about jobs FOR the environment?
I’m just a little sick of this whole “jobs versus the environment” thing. First thing, the goal of good public policy should be to have both good jobs and a… Read more »
Act now for clean energy and good jobs in 2012
Welcome to the 2012 legislative session! You care about Minnesota’s Great Outdoors and you believe in making and safeguarding investments for future generations.
Budget Bites: Cuts-only approach to budget jeopardizes our lakes, rivers and streams
The Minnesota House has proposed eliminating general fund support for Clean Water Partnership grants, which provide necessary resources to protect and clean up Minnesota’s water.
Budget Bites: House plan derails transit, Senate proposes lesser cuts
[Editor’s note: In an effort to help inform our members about state and federal budget issues, Minnesota Environmental Partnership is working with the Minnesota Budget Project to cross-post updates about… Read more »
Hear Steve Morse discuss the MN Legislature’s assault on water with AM950’s Nancy Nelson
April 6, 2011 Yesterday, Steve Morse joined radio host Nancy Nelson on AM950 to discuss what’s been happening at the Legislature related to the environment. They covered lots of topics,… Read more »