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RELEASE: $100 Million in State Bonding Money Available to Local Manufacturers, Health Care Facilities and Other Businesses for Improvements to Save Energy

A provision in the supplemental budget bill passed this year will allow the Minnesota Department of Commerce to work with manufacturers, health care facilities, and other businesses to help fund energy efficiency projects with low-interest financing.

BlueGreen Alliance Report Shows Minnesota Stands to Gain, Sustain 114,000 Jobs Repairing, Upgrading Infrastructure

Labor and environmental leaders today released a new report in Rochester, MN showing an estimated 114,000 jobs could be created across Minnesota’s economy by making much-needed investments in the basic systems we rely on everyday.

BlueGreen Alliance Report Shows Minnesota Stands to Gain, Sustain 114,000 Jobs Repairing, Upgrading Infrastructure

Labor and environmental leaders today released a report showing an estimated 114,000 jobs could be created across Minnesota’s economy by making much-needed investments in the basic systems we rely on everyday.

BlueGreen Alliance Report Shows Minnesota Stands to Gain, Sustain 114,000 Jobs By Repairing, Upgrading Infrastructure

Duluth Mayor Don Ness joined labor and environmental leaders as they released a new report showing an estimated 114,000 jobs could be created across the state’s economy by making much-needed investments in the basic systems we rely on everyday.

The Shutdown: A Lost Opportunity to Repair America

What could we have done with the $24 billion the government shutdown cost our economy? We could have fixed a lot of America's infrastructure.

Carbon Pollution Standards Will Spur Innovation, Create Jobs, Protect Environment

The Environmental Protection Agency proposed updated standards designed to limit carbon pollution from new power plants that will help fight climate change; spur our economy, and help us become more energy efficient in the years to come.

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