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  • Key Issues: Telecom

    Jan 7, 2022
    Strategic investments that encourage economic growth and recovery also reduce regulatory burdens and roadblocks to innovation.
  • Key Issues: Transportation

    Jan 7, 2022
    Ensuring Minnesota has a safe, reliable and efficient multimodal transportation system through sustained and strategic funding for roads, bridges and transit.
  • Key Issues: Immigration

    Jan 7, 2022
    Minnesota businesses value the contributions of immigrants to the state. Their roles as workers, entrepreneurs, consumer and a link to the world economy are increasingly important to the development and growth of the economy and communities throughout Minnesota. Demographics show that as the population ages and the economy grows, Minnesota will not have the numbers of people available to fill labor needs, and immigrants are a key solution to this challenge. 
  • Key Issues: Energy and sustainability

    Jan 7, 2022
    Environmental sustainability and economic competitiveness do not need to be mutually exclusive. Minnesota energy providers and ratepayers have made significant investments to enhance energy systems – power generation, transmission and pipelines – and reduced harmful environments impacts at the same time. According to a recent study of businesses, 75% names reliability and affordability as the most important consideration of energy policy. Legislators must take steps to ensure affordable and reliable energy for businesses and oppose new mandates, fees and assessments that increase electricity prices.