Legislative session has state and local governments working together better

By now, you’ve heard the big news from the state Capitol this legislative session: Minnesota became the 12th state to approve same-sex marriages. While this is monumental, the 2013 legislative session also saw improvements in the way the State and the City of Minneapolis work together. Lawmakers passed a number of measures that reinvest in local governments across Minnesota, showing a commitment to helping cities and counties.  In addition, the City of Minneapolis worked with lawmakers to get other legislation passed to help residents.

Here are some accomplishments made this legislative session:

Published May 30, 2013