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Municipal Power Agency Bill Pulled from Agenda Legislation that would subject municipal power agencies to the open meeting law (SF 978) was originally scheduled for a hearing on Friday in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Thanks to lobbying efforts and MMUA members’ swift outreach,...

Senate Tax Reform Division Hears Refundable Sales Tax Bill On Tuesday, the Senate Tax Reform Division heard SF 532, the bill which would make the sales tax on construction materials for local governments refundable. The bill is authored by Division chair, Sen. Ann Rest (DFL-New Hope). Sen....

The Capitol Letter, Vol. 14, No. 4, Feb. 27, 2015 House Environment Committee Discusses MPCA Wild Rice Water Standards On Tuesday and Wednesday, the House Environment and Natural Resources Committee discussed HF 1000 (Rep. Carly Melin, DFL-Hibbing), related to the state’s...

The Capitol Letter Vol. 14, No. 3,  Feb. 19, 2015 House Committee Debates Coal Power Import Lawsuit On Monday, the House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Committee discussed HF 639, a bill that would repeal a provision of the 2007 Next Generation Energy Act that...

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