Economic Development

CGMC supports legislative initiatives that will enhance and expand existing economic development and redevelopment tools, and/or will establish effective new economic development tools for Greater Minnesota cities.

Advocacy Documents

2013/2014 Bills to Watch

Business Development Public Infrastructure grant program: HF 2059, SF 2007
Broadband Infrastructure Fund: HF 2615, SF 2056
Greater Minnesota Business Expansion Program: HF 2951, SF 2781
Greater Minnesota New Employees Job Training Program: HF 3143
Greater Minnesota Angel Investment: HF 2633, SF 2297

Policy Positions


Contact Information

Legislative Committees

Senate Jobs, Agriculture, and Rural Development Committee
Chair:  Sen. Dan Sparks (DFL-Austin)

Senate Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee
Chair:  Sen. Terri Bonoff (DFL-Plymouth)

Senate Environment, Economic Development and Agriculture Budget Division
Chair: Sen. David Tomassoni (DFL-Chisholm)

House Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy Committee
Chair:  Rep. Tim Mahoney (DFL-St. Paul)

CGMC Chairs

CGMC Lobbyists