Soon Feb. 25 will roll around and it will be time to think about the Minnesota State Legislature again. This week on Rural MN Radio, Jim and Marnie talk with State Rep. Kathy Brynaert (Mankato) about why the state’s ability to bond for big expenditures is important and what may be coming up this session.
Monthly Archives: November 2013
Crafting the rural narrative
A unique gathering of people got together in mid-November to talk about what Minnesota’s “rural narrative” should be. This week on Rural MN Radio, Marnie tells Jim about this latest meeting of the RED Group (Regional Economic Development) and their yearlong mission to discover Greater Minnesota’s message—or messages—and how to communicate that to the rest of the state.
What now for transportation funding?
Last week on Rural MN Radio, Jim and Marnie discussed the trends that are threatening transportation funding nationwide, but especially in rural areas, as outlined in the Center’s latest policy brief, Roads Less Traveled. This week they continue the conversation by talking about some of the potential solutions being looked at to make up that funding gap.