The lobbying team at Flaherty & Hood helped secure millions of dollars in funding for our clients this legislative session. We are proud to report that the following F&H legislative services clients received funding for specific projects or statewide funding programs in the state bonding bill that Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law this week:

  • Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) – $133 million for clean water infrastructure grant and loan programs
  • CGMC and Greater Minnesota Partnership – $5 million for the Greater Minnesota Business Development Public Infrastructure Grant Program
  • S. Highway 14 Partnership – $160 million in Corridors of Commerce funding for four-lane expansion from Owatonna to Dodge Center
  • City of Waite Park – $5 million for quarry redevelopment project
  • City of Windom – $3 million for wastewater plant upgrade
  • Greater Minnesota Parks & Trails – $2 million for local parks & trails grant programs
  • City of Mankato – $830,000 for Highway 169 levee reconstruction
  • City of Red Wing – $616,000 for the Goodhue County Historical Society Museum
  • Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District – $600,000 for lake management pilot project

Positioning your project to get money from the Legislature is tough and often times requires a multi-year effort. If you would like to learn more about F&H’s legislative and governmental relations services, please contact shareholder attorney Bradley Peterson at 651-225-8840 or