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Steve Bot, President of the I-94 West Corridor Coalition, testified in from of the Minnesota House of Representatives Transportation Finance committee in support of House File 231, authored by Representative Lucero, which would provide funding and money appropriation to the Corridor of Commerce program. The 2013 Minnesota Legislature created the Corridors of Commerce program by[…]

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I-94 Corridor Coalition Hosted Legislative Preview Lunch Coalition supporters attended the lunch where they were able to hear transportation leaders and elected officials speak Transportation is expected to be hot topic during the 2016 legislative session. On February 26th the I-94 West Corridor Coalition hosted a luncheon where attendees were able to hear first hand from[…]

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By Editorial Board Star Tribune Bipartisan accord on anything pertaining to transportation funding at the Minnesota Legislature is so rare that when it appears, it warrants notice. That’s why we were drawn to a letter circulated by Gov. Mark Dayton last week that was signed by 11 current and past chairs of legislative transportation committees[…]

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By Tim Pugmire MPR, March 14, 2016 Democrats in the Minnesota Senate are renewing their call for a “dedicated and sustainable” funding source for transportation projects. DFL lawmakers held a news conference Monday to stress the importance of reaching a deal with House Republicans this session. Lawmakers failed to reach a deal last session, and[…]

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COUNCIL ACTION PAVES WAY FOR MAJOR HIGHWAY PROJECTS Release from the Metropolitan Council 5/1/14 The Metropolitan Council has added two major highway projects to the region’s long-range transportation investment plan, the Transportation Policy Plan (TPP). The action gives the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) a green light to proceed with the projects. The two projects[…]

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7:20 AM, Nov 15, 2013 ROGERS, Minn. – An expansion of Interstate Highway 94 near Rogers is among the projects to be funded through a new, $300 million highway-construction initiative, Gov. Mark Dayton announced Thursday morning. Dayton is set to reveal the full slate of recipients for the Corridors of Commerce program Thursday afternoon. He[…]

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