Category Archives: Steve Peterson

Greater Minnesota economic development efforts underway

Flaherty & Hood, P.A. Senior Attorney/Lobbyist J.D. Burton and Senior Policy Analyst Steve Peterson have led a multi-tiered effort this fall to help boost economic development and job growth in greater Minnesota. Continue reading

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Cities hear from lawmakers, set policies at fall conference

U.S. Sen. Al Franken joined members of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) on Veterans Day as keynote speaker for the organization’s annual fall conference, which was held November 10 – 12 in Alexandria. Continue reading

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Website gives users the tools to balance state’s budget

A new online tool produced for the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities challenges users to bridge the state’s $5.8 billion budget gap. Continue reading

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Persistence, creativity pay off in jobs bill for CGMC land use provision

Included in the jobs bill with the PACE program is an item proposed last year by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC), a Flaherty & Hood client, in a bill intended to improve land use and planning. Continue reading

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