Saint Paul, MN – Today, Minnesota's infrastructure union issued the following statement after the Minnesota Court of Appeals rejected multiple petitions to overturn the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission’s decisions to approve the Line 3 Replacement project.
Local 1091 (Duluth, Superior, Northeast MN & Northwest WI)
Saint Paul, MN – The regular state legislative session came to an end today, with Governor Tim Walz and legislative leaders coming to an agreement on budget targets. The session concluded with critical unfinished business — namely, an infrastructure jobs bill and the refinery safety bill.
Mr. Chair, members of the committee, thank you.
My name is John Thorson, with LIUNA Minnesota / North Dakota. We are Minnesota’s Infrastructure union representing more than 12,000 skilled construction laborers who build and maintain the critical infrastructure necessary for Minnesota’s economic prosperity.
Saint Paul, MN – Today, Joel Smith, President and Business Manager of LIUNA Minnesota and North Dakota repeated the union’s support of raising needed revenue following the Minnesota Office of Management and Budget’s projection of a $1.6 billion surplus.