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Klobuchar talks flood damage

August 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) met with officials Tuesday from Rock, Nobles, Jackson and Murray counties for an update on the recent flood damage as part of her three-day Growing Minnesota tour.

Klobuchar began the meeting by sa…continue reading on dglobe.com

Klobuchar talks flood damage

August 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) met with officials Tuesday from Rock, Nobles, Jackson and Murray counties for an update on the recent flood damage as part of her three-day Growing Minnesota tour.

Klobuchar began the meeting by sa…continue reading on dglobe.com

U.S. approves Ukraine aid

March 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives easily passed bills Thursday to provide aid to Ukraine, back a $1 billion loan guarantee for the Kiev government and impose sanctions on Russians and Ukrainians over Russia’s ann…continue reading on dglobe.com

Minnesota seeks federal storm recovery aid

July 4, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Minnesota officials want the federal government to help fund recovery efforts from the June 20-26 floods and storms in many parts of the state. Continue Reading

House committee approves ice storm aid

May 14, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL The Minnesota House is to consider helping southwestern Minnesota obtain federal funds to recover from an April ice storm. Continue Reading

Small cities worry over state aid’s future

February 5, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Cities would receive more state money next year if legislators approve Governor Mark Dayton’s budget, but after that some could get smaller checks from the Capitol.
Dayton proposes adding $80 million next year to the Local Government Aid (LGA) program that primarily helps Greater Minnesota and urban cities, a 19 percent increase. Continue Reading

Minn. House approves $167.5M flood aid package, bill now heads to Senate

August 24, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL (AP) The Minnesota House has approved a $167.5 million flood package designed to rebuild washed-out roads, repair flooded businesses and damaged houses and restore damaged parks after severe floods.
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Disaster aid receives support, but incident clouds session

August 24, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL – Provisions to provide Minnesotans financial aid to recover from summer storms received little opposition this morning as two committees discussed a bill the full Legislature is to debate later today. Continue Reading

Disaster aid receives support, but incident clouds session

August 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Provisions to provide Minnesotans financial aid to recover from summer storms received little opposition this morning as two committees discussed a bill the full Legislature is to debate later today. Continue Reading

Lawmakers plan for short disaster session

August 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota legislative leaders hope their members listen to them and make today’s special session to provide disaster relief a smooth one. But things do not always go as smoothly as planned. Continue Reading