Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced The Energy Efficient Manufactured Homes Act 0f 2015 (H.R. 3275) this week, which will enable economically vulnerable families live in safe, affordable and energy-efficient homes
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and John Hoeven (R-ND) today announced that their provision based on their Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act to help nonprofit organizations save money on energy efficiency upgrades passed the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources as part of a comprehensive energy package. Since nonprofits are tax-exempt entities, they cannot currently benefit from many energy support programs because the programs are often structured in the form of tax credits.
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced the Zero Waste Development and Expansion Act (H.R. 3237) today, which will support communities striving towards zero waste by establishing a grant program that funds the infrastructure, technology, and community outreach needed to achieve it.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is offering seven parcels of land for sale located within the boundaries of Lake Bronson State Park, Kittson County. All are developable cabin site properties in the Lakeside Subdivision. State park land and private residential lots are in the immediate area.
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith joined the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to announce that preliminary approval has been given to a proposal that would rehabilitate 26 historic military buildings on the Upper Post of Fort Snelling. Upon completion, the project is expected create approximately 190 rental apartments for low-income families
Lt. Governor Tina Smith joined the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to announce that preliminary approval has been given to a proposal that would rehabilitate 26 historic military buildings on the Upper Post of Fort Snelling. Upon completion, the project is expected create approximately 190 rental apartments for low-income families
Cleanup following a windstorm can be an overwhelming task for homeowners. Knowing which trees to save and which to remove can impact safety and the survival of remaining trees, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comments on an environmental assessment worksheet (EAW) prepared for the Knowlton Creek stream restoration project in Duluth. Knowlton Creek is located upstream of the Lower St. Louis River, within the Spirit Mountain Recreation Area.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will list three water bodies as infested with zebra mussels: Clearwater Lake in Wright and Stearns counties, Ruth Lake in Crow Wing County, and the Red River bordering northwestern Minnesota. Zebra mussels likely found their way into these water bodies one of two ways, either overland or downstream spread
Reps. Keith Ellison (D-MN), Tony Cárdenas (D-CA), Barbara Lee (D-CA) yesterday introduced the Low Income Solar Act of 2015 (LISA). Community solar projects and rooftop solar panels are saving ratepayers money, reducing carbon pollution, and improving community health. Unfortunately, low-income families frequently lack the capital to invest in solar, or do not have the infrastructure in their home to allow solar to be installed
Imagine a city street being used not by cars, but rather by people dancing, biking, rock climbing, talking and even bouncing. That’s what will be happening July 19, from 2 to 5 p.m. on Third Street between 24th and 27th Avenues West in Lincoln Park during the second annual Meet on the Street event. The three-block stretch will be closed to motorized traffic to enable people of all ages to join in active play and gather as a community. The event is free and open to the public.
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released its Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule. “The final Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule moves our nation towards real solutions and creates communities of opportunity for all Americans. HUD’s action today will make it a little easier for families with children
St. Louis County Commissioner Frank Jewell has been reappointed by Governor Mark Dayton to serve on the Minnesota Clean Water Council. Jewell is one of two county commissioners in the state to serve on the Council, and has done so since 2011. His re-appointment is for another four-year term
Today, the first component of one of Governor Mark Dayton’s major legislative priorities will take effect in Minnesota. Beginning Wednesday, July 1, 2015, funding to begin the implementation of the water quality buffer initiative becomes available to local Soil and Water Districts across Minnesota. Local Soil and Water Conservation Districts will begin hiring staff to provide technical assistance for Minnesotans as they implement new buffers, and help eligible landowners enroll in federal funding programs
In this week’s correspondence corner, Adam in Plymouth writes in to Congressman Erik Paulsen (MN-03) with a question about investing in transportation and infrastructure. Paulsen also responds to a call from Lynn in Deephaven who wants to know what Congress is doing to improve our nation’s cybersecurity.
Mary Adema with Competitive Edge Real Estate advances his website using IDX Broker Software
EUGENE, OR – March 15, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — With new accounts being set up each day, IDX, Inc. is pleased to welcome real estate agent Mary Adema with Competitive Edge Real Estate in Minneapolis, Missesota to the every growing list of real estate professionals customizing the search function of their website with IDX Broker software. Visitors to Adema’s site can now search the thousands of properties available on the Northstar MLS (Northstar) and create custom searches to help them narrow down their results. Using Internet Data Exchange (IDX) technology, search options and results are displayed on Adema’s website in a seamlessly integrated format. more »