Members of Minnesota Congressional Delegation Urge Administration to Issue Federal Disaster Declaration for Minnesota...
U.S Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, and Representatives Collin Peterson, John Kline, Betty McCollum, Tim Walz, Keith Ellison, and Tom Emmer, today urged the Administration to provide federal assistance to Minnesota communities impacted by the devastating flooding that caused extensive damage across much of the state. In a letter, the federal lawmakers urged the President to issue a Major Disaster Declaration to assist communities that are working hard to recover from significant flood damage. Earlier today, Governor Mark Dayton formally requested federal assistance to help communities rebuild and recover.
Klobuchar, Franken Announce $1.5 Million in Federal Funding for the Minnesota Apprenticeship Expansion Initiative
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken today announced that the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded the Minnesota Department of Labor a $1.5 million federal grant to fund the Minnesota Apprenticeship Expansion Initiative. The funds, provided through the ApprenticeshipUSA initiative, will be used to help meet the need for equitable, demand-driven career pathways in construction and other high-growth industries
Equestrian enthusiasts will soon be able to enjoy the horse trails to their fullest at Fort Ridgely State Park in Fairfax, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Contractors arrived last week to begin construction of a new bridge across Fort Ridgely Creek, which is expected to be completed by mid-November
The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant net leased Perkins Restaurant & Bakery located at 3005 Highway 10 East in Moorhead, Minnesota for $2,100,000
The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant Starbucks property located at 13945 Highway 13 Frontage Road in Savage, Minnesota for $1,475,000.
Capital Pacific, a leading retail investment brokerage firm, recently represented the seller of Venner Plaza, a 11,032 SF three tenant freestanding building located at 1987 County Road D, Maplewood, MN. The property was sold for $6,175,000 to a California based 1031 exchange investor.
Capital Pacific, a leading retail investment brokerage firm, recently represented the seller of a 3,650 SF Mattress Firm located at 2174 Snelling Avenue N. in Roseville, MN. The property was developed by a Northern California based development firm and sold for $2,500,000 to a private investor.
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed U.S. Rep Rick Nolan’s bill, H.R. 6014, with unanimous support to reduce unnecessary cost burdens on State and Local governments and their airports from the Federal Government when conducting airport improvement and expansion projects. Currently, State and Local governments are being forced to pay an inordinate amount of money to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to complete a project that could be done at a lower cost by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT).
Sen. Al Franken said he pressed to pass a major water infrastructure bill in the Senate because it not only creates jobs, modernizes community water systems, and makes the nation's waterways more navigable, but it will also bolster investment in clean drinking water and in efforts to replace dangerous lead pipes
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar announced that several of her key priorities passed the Senate today as part of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016. The bipartisan bill includes Klobuchar’s provision to provide critical resources and funding to conserve fish and wildlife populations in the Great Lakes, and priorities that require the use of American iron and steel in all projects funded through the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund, and establish a voluntary school and child care lead testing program, among others
U.S. Sen. Al Franken applauded the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for releasing federal guidance on how local governments can make sure that their nuisance ordinances don't endanger survivors of domestic violence and other victims of crime.
The St. Louis County Board has approved a preliminary property tax levy of $126,550,079, an increase of 8.5 percent for 2017. The increased money is needed to fund skyrocketing out-of-home placement costs and other investments in children and family services. At the same time, the County's growing property tax base means most people will see little change in their property taxes compared to two years ago
An important reminder for property owners with septic systems in St. Louis County who are considering selling their home between now and next summer: get your septic system inspected now before the ground freezes.
Staff from the County Assessor's Office will be touring storm damaged areas in and around White Township and Biwabik beginning next week to assist property owners who may be eligible for tax credits or abatements following Monday night's storm
Klobuchar, Franken, Minnesota Delegation Members Urge Treasury Department and IRS to Protect Minnesota’s Economic...
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representatives Collin Peterson, John Kline, Tim Walz, Erik Paulsen, Betty McCollum, Keith Ellison, Rick Nolan, and Tom Emmer, have urged the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to carefully consider the potential impact of a proposed rule that could prevent port authorities and other political subdivisions from issuing tax-exempt bonds, a key financing tool for major projects