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Third Annual Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities Conference

The third annual Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities (CEC) conference will take place in-person and online Sept. 9 – 10 in Staples, Minnesota.


Lawmakers Make Final Push to Pass State Budget Before Government Shutdown

Special Session continues into its third week as Lawmakers make the final push to set the state’s biennial budget ahead of a potential July 1st government shutdown. Although agreement now appears to have been reached on all areas of the budget, the f


Special Session Marches into Second Week, Jobs Bill Publicly Released

Lawmakers returned to St. Paul last week to continue working on the state’s next two-year budget, but the process is off to a slow start with surprisingly few of the omnibus budget bills actually passed off either House or Senate Floor. Legislative l


Legislature Returns for Special Session to Pass Two-Year State Budget

After failing to pass the state’s two-year budget during the 2021 Legislative Session, lawmakers are back in St. Paul for a special session aimed at accomplishing that task and avoiding a government shutdown.


June 23 Webinar | Modular Housing & Innovation

Sensible Land Use Coalition webinar - Modular Housing and Innovation


Legislative Session Ends with a Deal But Special Session Will be Needed

Legislative Leaders were able to finally announce a deal on joint budget targets as well as agreement on a couple of high-profile tax issues, but a special session will now be needed to pass those agreed to budget bills.


Transportation Economic Development Infrastructure (TEDI) Program Request for Proposals

The Department of Transportation has additional funds available for trunk highway costs. Those funds and funding are coordinated with the Transportation Economic Development Infrastructure (TEDI) program.


The Wait Continues

Speaker Hortman and Majority Leader Gazelka set a deadline of May 7th to agree to joint budget targets to allow their Conference Committees one week to finalize and pass their omnibus bills. But that deadline has come and gone and we are still waitin


Entrepreneur Insights Study

Bunker Labs is seeking input that will help to create meaningful impact for the military-connected community of entrepreneurs and small business owners.


Conference Committees Begin to Meet, Await Joint Budget Targets

With only two weeks to go before the Constitutionally mandated adjournment date of May 17th, Conference Committees are starting to meet to resolve differences between the omnibus budget bills passed by House and Senate.