Advocacy

No special session, no bonding bill

A special session is off the table. The Governor and House Majority Leaders failed to reach a negotiation that would resurrect the Legislature’s work this year. A lot of funding was at stake for Minnesotans experiencing homelessness. Both chambers passed a bonding bill that included $45 million for housing. However, a last minute amendment was […]


What’s At Stake Without a Bonding Bill

On June 14, 2016, the Capital Investment Conference Committee heard public testimony on Minnesota’s bonding bill. Weeks after the legislative biennium ended, a special session still hasn’t been called and a bonding bill still hasn’t passed. Investments in bonds for affordable housing would serve 3,500 low-income households across local communities in Minnesota. MCH policy director, […]