The Bemidji Pioneer: Bonding bill will be a high priority for organizations representing Minnesota cities in 2022 session

EXCERPT: “The 2022 Minnesota legislative session is coming up fast and organizations representing communities across the state are zeroing in on a bonding bill. Bradley Peterson, executive director of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities, said bonding legislation is a big-ticket item for the organization heading into the session. Peterson said the bonding bill is made even more important considering bills already passed by Congress. ‘I think the opportunity is significant when you look at all of the other infrastructure money that’s coming from the federal government, as well as the other money from the American Rescue Plan,’ Peterson said. ‘We’ll be pressing the Legislature for a pretty significant bonding bill, especially in the area of water and wastewater.’ According to Peterson, the state is receiving funding from the federal government for water infrastructure as well.” FULL STORY: