Posts Tagged: townships

People Power Keeps Local Control Strong

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By Bobby King, Land Stewardship Project The 2011 Minnesota legislative session ended at midnight on May 23 with township rights and local control strong in Minnesota—a testament to how seriously this state’s farmers and other rural citizens value their right to determine the future of the communities they live in. Recommend on Facebook Share on… Read more »

Environmental Review’s Latest Threat

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It’s as predictable as the spring thaw. The Minnesota Legislature is yet again trying to weaken environmental review of large developments such as factory farms. This time around, the excuse for making the ideas in  Senate File 2761 and House File 3079 into law is “greater efficiency.” Watch out. Recommend on Facebook Share on google… Read more »